Master of Science in Physics, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest, 1964. Candidate for technical science, Hungarian Scientific Academy, Budapest, 1974. Doctor rerum naturalium, Eötvös Lorand University, 1974.
Party chief in field exploration, Eötvös Lorand Geophysical Institute, 1964-1970; senior researcher, head geophysical interpretation, Eötvös Lorand Geophysical Institute, Budapest, 1971-1980; senior researcher, head research in-mine seismic techniques, Eötvös Lorand Geophysical Institute, Budapest, 1981-1989; manager, head division seismics and computer technical, Eötvös Lorand Geophysical Institute, Budapest, 1990-1993; director, Eötvös Lorand Geophysical Institute, Budapest, since 1994.
Chairman presbyterium Presbyterian Church, Leányfalu, Hungary, since 1988. Member Association Hungarian Geophysicists (president 1990-1991, editor-in-chief since 1992, Renner Janos award 1989, Best Paper award 1986), European Association Exploration Geophysicists (council member 1991-1992, vice president 1993, president 1994), European Association Geoscientists and Engineers (chairman geophysical division 1995), Society Exploration Geophysicists, Hungarian Geological Society, Romanian Society Geophysics (Diploma Jubilara 1995).
Married Annamaria Krause, March 30, 1970. Children: Tamás Richard, Gergely Mark.