He was a postdoctoral research associate from Aug 1974 to Sep. 1976 at the Oregon Graduate Center for Study and Research in Ore. USA. He completed his phd at Institute of Physical Chemistry, Austria. He was an Honorary Professor: Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, since Oct. 2000. He is a Full Profesor: for Physical Chemistry of Materials, Universität Wien, Austria, 2004; retired Sept. 2011, Current activities: Christian Doppler Lab. for Thermoelectricity, Vienna. He has over 697 Publications in Scientific Journals, Posters and Lectures at Conferences: 572 Invited Lectures: 121.