1948 - 1956 Primary school
1956 - 1960 Gymnasium (Abitur)
1962 - 1968 Study of physics (Diploma - "with distinction")
1971 Quantum mechanical many particle theory of nuclear reactions (Dissertation Dr. rer. nat.)
1984 Statistical physics and irreversible thermodynamics - A new approach to the general theory of transport (Habilitation, Dr. rer. nat. habil.)
2000 - Professor (Apl.)
2007 - Affiliated Scientist at the Max Planck Institute of Mathematics in the Sciences Leipzig
2000 - Professor University of Leipzig
1989 - 2000 Senior researcher (Privatdozent) at University of Leipzig, Institute
Computer Science, Dept.of Intelligent Systems.
1971 - 1989 Researcher/Senior Researcher at the Academy of Sciences, Central Institute of Isotope and Radiation Research, Leipzig. Working in statistical physics and irreversible thermodynamics; Quantum statistical theory of chemical reactions; Theory of self-organization.
1979/80 Member of the 24. Soviet antarctic expedition. Glaciological and geophysical research in the Queens Maud Land.
1968 - 1971 Research Assistant, University of Leipzig.
Research stay at Einstein Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Potsdam (1985); Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen (1991);
University of Rome (1991);
RIKEN, Tokyo (1995); University of Stirling (Scotland, 1996); Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (Bangalore, India 1999), CSIRO Sydney (2008) and others.