Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Laval, Canada, 1974. Doctor of Science, University Bordeaux 1, France, 1977.
Attache de research National Center for Scientific Research, Bordeaux, France, 1974-1979, charge de research France, 1979-1989, director research France, since 1989, head laboratory France, since 1998.
Married Louise Marie Tremblay, Aut. 4, 1973 (divorced October 1997). Children: Karine, Frederic, Sonia.
Married Martine Rousseau, July 1998.