Master of Science in Physics, Moscow State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1993.
Assistant research fellow Institute Telecommunications, Budapest, 1972-1974, Hungarian Optical Works, Budapest, 1974-1976. Senior research fellow, head of team Research Institute Solid State Physics, since 1990.
Member Eotvos Lorand Physical Society (secretary since 1996), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Applied Researcher award 1992, 94, 95).
Married Agnes Hell; children: Klara, Anna, Piroska, Peter, Mihaly, Zita, Sebestyen.