Physics engineer, National Institute Applied Sciences, Toulouse, France, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science, Montpellier University, France, 1978.
Head hot cell laboratory French Atomic Energy (Center for Educational Affairs), Bagnols, 1978-1983, head material behavior group, 1983-1988, head material alterability group Valrhô, France, 1988-1997, head laboratory material alterability and modelisatio France, since 1997. Senior expert Center for Educational Affairs, since 1995, director research, 2002.
Member Material Research Society, American Ceramic Society.