Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1954. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965.
Technical superintendent, Celulosa de Chihuahua, Mexico, 1957-1961; assistant professor, associate professor, Institute Technology Monterrey, Mexico, 1961-1962, 65-69; research manager, Molinos Azteca, S.A., Monterrey, 1969-1971; technical manager, Mexico Jogos y Sabores, SA, Monterrey, 1971-1974; professor, Institute Technology Monterrey, 1974-1977; professor, U. Chihuahua, 1977-1984; professor, University Texas El Paso, 1984-1986; professor, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, since 1986.
Member Academy of Sciences Research Mexico, National Academy Engineering Mexico, Institute Food Technology (Achievement award 1983), Technology Association Food Technicians Mexico.
Married Estela Urrutia, August 6, 1961. Children: Estela Margarita, Francisco Roberto.