Born August 24, 1938 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Professor of Applied Mathematics and Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Sloan Fellowship (1974). Prize winner of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (1976). Elected to International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (1987). Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1988). Receipient of the gold plaque of J. Heyrovsky for the merit in Chemical Sciences, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1991).