Master Degree, Limoges University, 1988.
Researcher Southampton (England) University, 1990—1992. Visiting researcher Fujitsu, Kawasaki, Japan, 1992—1993. Research engineer Alcatel, Marcoussis, France, 1993—1998, team leader Nozay, France, 1998—2000.
Manager Latus Lightworks, Richardson, Texas, 2000—2001. Senior engineer Xtera Communications, Inc., Allen, since 2001. Editor-in-chief Elsevier Science, Oxford, England, since 2001.
Member of Optical Society of America (technical program committee, topical meeting on optical amplifiers and their applications since 1998), Sons of the American Revolution (associate).
Married Celine M. E. Pollissard, December 18, 1971. Children: Charles R. M., Ambre M. S.