Master of Science, Technology University Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 1983.
Design engineer VEB Elektronik Gera, Germany, 1983—1984, head department Germany, 1989. Research and development engineer ZTS Vuhym Dubnica, Czech Republic, 1984—1988. Assistant professor Technology University Bratislava, 1988—1989.
Project manager Commercial Hydraulics, Hamburg, Germany, 1989—1990. Researcher, project leader Technology University Hamburg, 1990—1992. Senior researcher aircraft system engineering and technical University Hamburg, 1992—1996.
Professor Technology University Duisburg, Germany, 1996—1999. Professor mechatronics Technology University Hamburg, since 1999.
Member of Society of Automotive Engineers, European Fluid Power Research Center, Fluid Power Net International (convenor since 1999).
Married, June 8, 1984. Children: Lenka, Roman.