Master of Science, St. Etienne University, France, 1983. Engineer degree, Ecole Centrale, Lyon, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Ecole Centrale, Lyon, 1986.
Researcher Leti, Grenoble, France, 1983-1986. Project manager Leti Center for Educational Affairs, 1986—1992. Corporation president Soitec, since 1992.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Electrochemical Society.
Married Anne Delacroix, September 11, 1982. Children: Antoine, Alexis.