Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Fredonia, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1977.
Research associate, National Center for Science Research, Nantes, France, 1977-1978; research associate, Ecole Polytechnic, Paris, 1978-1981; assistant professor of chemistry, Polytechnic U., Brooklyn, 1981-1986; associate professor, Polytechnic U., Brooklyn, 1986-1989; professor, Polytechnic U., Brooklyn, since 1989; head department, Polytechnic U., Brooklyn, since 1988. Consultant Textron Specialty Materials, since 1970, Philip Morris United States of America, Richmond, Virginia, since 1988, Covalent Associations, Boston, since 1988, Emcore, 1990-1991.
Member American Chemical Society, Electrochemical Society, Materials Research Society.
Married Jacqueline Godar, July 28, 1988. 1 child, Juliette.