Diploma in Electrical Enring., University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1959. Doctor in Control Engineering, University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1966. Habilitation automatic control, University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1973.
Doctor (honorary), GH.Asachi, Iasi, Romania, 1994. Doctor (honorary), University Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse, France, 1997. Doctor (honorary), U Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 1998.
Research assistant University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1959-1966, junior academy Germany, 1966-1971, senior academy Germany, 1971-1973, department head Germany, 1973-1974, associate professor Germany, 1975-1976. Professor, head department measurement and control University Duisburg, Germany, 1976—1999, DEAN faculty electrical engineering Germany, 1980-1981, chairman international affairs Germany, 1981-1999, professor emeritus Germany, since 1999. Consultant in field, 1972-2002.
Guest professor University Washington Seattle, 1974-1975, University Strasbourg France, 1976-2001. Co-founder German-French Institute Automation and Robotics, 1986, head Driving under the influence branch, 1986-2001, vice president, 1997-1999, president, 1999-2000, honorary president, since 2000. Co-founder associate Amira GMBH, Duisburg, 1986-2002.
Co-founder associate, board directors Association for Technologieförderung und Technologieberatung GTT, since 1986, Duisburg. Guest lecturer Institute Politecnico National National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico, 1976, 81, University Haute Alsace Mulhouse, France, 1982, Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, 1983, Qinghua University, Beijing, 1985, University National Autonoma Mexico, 1991.
Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member European Union Control Association (secretary 1993-1995, Second vice president 1995-1997, 1st. vice president 1997-1999, president 1999-2001), Union German Engineers, Union German Electrotech., Association for Mess-und Automatisierungstechnik (board directors, chairman theory and fundamentals 1987-1996, board directors Fuzzy Initiative North Rhine-Westphalia 1987-1998), Rotary (president 1994-1995).
Married Hildegard Katharina Faure, May 20, 1961. Children: Stefan, Brigitte.