Chemical Technician, University Mainz, 1954. Diploma in Chemistry, University Mainz, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Mainz, 1960.
Assistant professor polymer chemistry University Mainz, 1961-1968, associate professor, 1968-1974. Professor polymer chemistry University Marburg (Federal Republic Germany), since 1974. Chairman Sonderforschungsbereich University Mainz, 1971-1974.
Member German Chemical Society (board directors polymer division l980-88), American Chemical Society, Internation. Union Pure and Applied Chemistry (vice president polymer division l986-89, president l989-93).
Married Ottilie Munk, December 3l, l960. L child, Thomas.