Doctor of Philosophy, University Munster, Germany, 1965. Habilitation, University Munster, Germany, 1973.
Assistant professor University Munster, 1973—1978. Associate professor University Texas Medical School, Houston, 1978—1979. Full professor and director University Munster, since 1979.
Founder Partec, 1968, Chief Executive Officer, since 2005.
Member of German Rentgen Society.
Married Hildegard Elizabeth Gohde, May 13, 1965. Children: Susanne, Wolfgang, Roland, Ferdinand.