Student, Washington University, 1957; Bachelor of Science in Physics, St. Saint Louis University, 1961; postgraduate in physics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966-1968.
Aerospace technologist, National Aeronautics and Space Administration/GSFC, Greenbelt, Maryland., 1961-1963;
research scientist, Philco-Ford Research Labs, Newport Beach, California, 1963-1965;
senior research scientist, Heliodyne Corporation, Van Nuys, California, 1965-1970;
product manager, Tekelec-Airtronic GmbH, Stuttgart, Federal Republic Germany, 1969-1970;
general manager, Spex Industries GmbH, Stuttgart, 1971-1974;
European sales manager, Spectra-Physics GmbH, Darmstadt, 1974-1981;
service manager, Coherent GmbH, Neu-Isenburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1981;
property, principles consultant, R.P. Main Cons., Darmstadt, Federal Republic Germany, since 1982. Consultant Commission European Communities, 1992. Member the Chartered Institute of Marketinng-Europe Interest Group on Automatic Identification and Security, since 1992.
Advisory board Laser Innovation GmbH, Stuttgart, 1984-1987. Director, principal consultant ELBA Associations SA, Geneva, Switzerland, since 1985.
Member American Physics Society, New York Academy of Sciences, International Society for Optical Engineering.
Married Brigitte Ursula Sanzenbacher, June 13, 1963 (divorced April 1979). Children: Rebecca, Phillip. Married Galina Viktorovna Kungurova, August 16, 1979.
1 child, Victor.