Mechanical Engineering Degree, Institute Petroleum, Gas, Geology, Bucharest, Romania, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Institute Petro-Chemie and Gas, Moscow, 1963.
Professor, Institute Petroleum, Gas and Geology, Bucharest, Romania, 1963-1976; professor, Petroleum-Gas U., Ploiesti, Romania, since 1976; director graduate program, Petroleum-Gas U., Ploiesti, Romania. Consultant Ministry of Chemical Industry, Bucharest, Romania, 1994-1996. ExpertCoun. of Ministers, Bucharest, 1970-1990.
Fellow Romanian Association Fracture Mechanics (vice president 1995). Member New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Mariana Postelnicu, February 14, 1959. 1 child, Ozana.