Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1963. Master of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1970.
Technical director Kraft Foods, Mexico City, 1969-1974. Associate professor University Iberoamericana, 1971-1974. Professor Instituto Politecnico Nacional, 1971-1974.
Director research Industrias Carnicas Navarras SA, Pamplona, Spain, 1974-1980. Director for Latin American, division protein Ralston Purina Company, St. Louis, 1980-1993. President Astral Ltd., since 1993.
Consultant Industrias Ilsa-Frigo, Mexico City, since 1971, Alimentos Porta, S.A., Huesca, Spain, since 1980.
Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Marketing Association, American Chemical Society, American Oil Chemists Society, Institute Food Technologists, American Dairy Science Association, Poultry Science Association, New York Academy of Sciences, American Meat Science Association, Sociedad Chilena de Tecnologia de Alimentos, Sigma Xi, The Madrid Texas Aggie Club.
Children: Abraham Eduardo, Rafael Ricardo, David Antonio, Begona Elizagbeth, Mikel Imanol.