Doctor of Philosophy, University Lyon, France, 1976.
Associate professor National Institute Applied Sciences, Lyon, 1971—1982. Professor University Montpellier, France, since 1985. Director European Membrane Institute, France, since 2003.
With National Center for Scientific Research, since 2006, manager research group, 2010. Member of National Research Agency, Fuel Cells & Hydrogen, French Membrane Club.
Married Martine Del Vecchio, July 12, 1973. 1 child Nicolas.