Born 1943 Poland. 1967 MS in Polymer Science, 1976 PhD in Organic Chemistry, 1986 DSc in Organic Synthesis all at Warsaw University of Technology. 1977/79 First post-doc at ETH, Zurich in Dr Dieter Seebach Laboratory of Organic Synthesis. 1987/89 Second post-doc at University of Kentucky, Department of Chemistry in Dr David Watt group. 1993 moved to USA and got job as Chemistry Lab. Director at PTRL in Richmond KY. 2001 took job as Chemistry Lab. Director at Alltech Inc Biotechnology Research Center in Nicholasville KY.