Born 1875 in Königshütte (Upper Silesia, now Poland).
1896-1900 After four semesters of studying philology and history at the Universities of Prague and Berlin 1896-1900 studies of mining and metallurgy at the mining academy (Bergakademie) in Leoben; afterwards assistant for general machine engineering (Allgemeine Maschinenkunde).
1903-1905 Relevant professional experience in ironworks in Udine and Kladno.
1904 Promotion to adjunct and private lecturer for ferrous metallurgy (Eisenhüttenkunde) at the Montanistic University in Leoben (Montanistische Hochschule in Leoben).
1912; 1913 Promotion to professorship for ferrous metallurgy, substitute in this subject.
1917 Promotion to full professorship for ferrous metallurgy at the Montanistic University in Leoben (Montanistische Hochschule in Leoben).
Died 1920 as rector in Leoben.
Field of activity
Metallurgy of the furnace under consideration of the profile design; suggestions to the production of raw iron with electric energy.
Dephosphorization of raw iron in a (not any more realized) rotatable Siemens-Martin furnace with two hearths (simple slag change) .
Interdependence of beam properties of the microstructure and its observation in the modern metallographic microscope.
- „Einführung in das Studium der Eisenhüttenkunde“ (1907) (An introduction to metallurgical studies), inter alia an early consideration to the Baur-Glaessner diagram regarding the furnace process.
- „Berechnung und Untersuchung des Eisenhochofens“ (1909) (Evaluation and analysis of the iron furnace) , translation into the French language.