Diploma, University German Armed Forces, Munich, 1995. Doctor, University German Armed Forces, Munich, 2003.
Technology officer German Air Force, Cologne, 1996—1997, liasion officer Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, 1997—1998. Assistant Institute for Aeronautics University German Armed Forces, Munich, 1998—2003. Design engineer propulsion integration the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company Military Aircraft, since 2003.
Founder AeroCons, Zorneding, Germany, since 2002. Captain German Air Force, 1991—2003.
Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Married Maike Hermans, May 24, 1996. Children: Lina, Jannis.