Diploma, Technology University, Munich, 1964. Dr in Engineering, Technology University, 1968. Habil, Technology University, 1971.
Engineer Dorsch Consult, Munich, 1971-1973. Professor Armed Forces University, 1975—2005. Dean of faculty Armed Forces University, 1973-1974, director Institute Hydrosci.
Member City Council, Eching, Germany, 1977-1982. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, International Association Hydraulic Research, German Association for Water Resources (board directors 1985-1990), American Geophysical Union.
Married Edith Oechsl, April 10, 1970 (deceased May 1970). Married Barbara Buëb, July 25, 1986. Children: Georg W., Thomas A., Maximilian.