Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1965. Doctor of Science, Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, Poland, 1969.
Assistant Silesian Technology University, Gliwice, 1960-1961, assistant lecturer, 1961-1965, lecturer, 1965-1970, assistant professor, 1970-1976, associate professor, 1976-1989, professor, since 1989, head postgraduate studies faculty on automation, 1970-1980, dean faculty, 1984-1987, vice head science Institute Automatic Control, 1981-1992, head control theory group, 1972—2006, head institute, 1992—2006.
Member of International Federation Automatic Control (committee on theory 1985-1993, committee on adaptive system 1994-1999, committee of large-scale sys since 1994, robust control committee member 1994-1999, since 2008), Polish Academy of Sciences (committee on automation since 1978, vice chairman 1984-1987), Leading Technology Organization in Poland (head committee on theory 1983-1988).
Married Jadwiga Helena Kopacz, December 26, 1968. 1 child, Urszula.