Degree in engineering, University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Science and Technology, 1969. Doctor of Science, University of Science and Technology, 1982.
Engineer Enterprise of Land Surveying, Katowice, Poland, 1958—1967, manager Gdansk, Poland, 1967—1982, 1987—1989. Principal lecturer Kano (Nigeria) State Institution Higher Education, 1982—1987. Professor University Hannover, Germany, 1989—1991, Agricultural University Krakow, since 1991.
Member of Academy Engineering in Poland.
Married Elzbieta Wiernik-Zak, January 2, 1970. Children: Aleksanra, Joanna.