Master of Science in Chemistry, University Poznan, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Warsaw, Poland, 1969. Doctor of Science, University Warsaw, Poland, 1973.
Assistant instructor, Institute Physical Chemistry, Warsaw, 1961-1962; assistant instructor, Academy Mining and Metallurgy, Cracow, Poland, 1962-1964; assistant instructor department chemistry, U. Warsaw, 1964-1969; adjunct instructor, U. Warsaw, 1969-1978; assistant professor, U. Warsaw, 1978-1983; associate professor, U. Warsaw, 1983-1991; full professor, U. Warsaw, since 1991. Member of advisory board Chemical Papers, Slovakia, since 1993, Organic Reactivity, Estonia.
Advisory to president Lech Walesa during election campaign, Warsaw, 1991. Member Polish Chemical Society (treasurer 1980-1984, vice president 1991-1994, president since 1994), Warsaw Science Society.
Married Maria Malawko, Mar, 27, 1967. Children: Kinga, Aleksandra.