Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Bucharest, 1981. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic University, Bucharest, Romania, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytechnic University, Bucharest, Romania, 1990.
Researcher Institute Biological Sciences, Bucharest, 1983-1990. Head department enzymology, senior research fellow Institute Biochemistry, since 1990. Visiting scientist Burnsides Research Laboratory, University Illinois, Urbana, 1991-1992, Institute Biochemistry, University Kiel, Germany, 1992-1993, Max-Planck Institute Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany, 1996, Max-Planck Institute Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany, 1998-2000.
Professor department biochemistry, University Bucharest, 1990-1991, Polytechnic University, since 1994.
Member Romanian Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (president 1997-1999).
Married Diana Marjori Dobrotescu, January 23, 1953. Children: Horea Stefan, Petru Bogdan Mihai.