Bachelor of Science with honors, University Wales, Bangor, 1971. Master of Science, University Sussex, Brighton, England, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Sussex, Brighton, England, 1982.
Postgraduate researcher Science Policy Research Unit, U. Sussex, 1975-1977; guest researcher department science studies, U. Ulm, Germany, 1977-1981; lecturer higher and adult education, Ulm, 1982-1986; senior lecturer Liverpool (England) Business School, Liverpool John Moores U., 1986-1989; professor, Fachhochschule Ulm U. Applied Sciences), since 1989; deputy head of faculty Fachbereich Grundlagen, Fachhochschule Ulm U. Applied Sciences), since 1993. Journal referee Research Policy, since 1976.
Member Partnership with Third World, Ulm. Member Verband Hochschule und Wissenschaft.
Married Daniela Hoflehner, December 29, 1998. Children: Christopher Philip, Jennifer Nicole.