Master of Science Engineering in Mat. Engineering, University Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Utah, 1985.
Assistant professor University Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland, 1972-1980. Senior research fellow University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1981-1984. Senior scientist Eka Chemicals AB, Bohus, Sweden, since 1984.
Associate professor Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland, since 1991. Technical director Glass Works, Tarnowiec, Poland, 1974-1975.
Fellow Clay Minerals Society, Mineralogical Society of America, Mineralogical Society Great Britain and Ireland, Swedish-German Research Association.
Married Bozena S. Kot, July 6, 1974. Children: Michal, Wojtek.