Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Merida (Mexico) Institute of Technology, 1981; Master of Science in Engineering, Purdue University, 1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, University California, Davis, 1991.
Professor, researcher Veracruz (Mexico) Institute of Technology, 1984-1986, graduate coordinator, 1985-1986. Graduate research assistant California Energy Commission, Sacramento, 1986-1989, energy analyst, 1989, associate energy specialist, 1989-1992, energy commission specialist, 1992. Senior engineer, scientist Radian Corporation, 1992-1995.
Energy planning consultant Telos Corporation, Sacramento, 1994-1995. Senior research manager California Energy Commission, Sacramento, since 1995.
Vice president Mexico Student Association, University California, Davis, 1988-1989, Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Air and Waste Management Association, Association Computer Machinery, Sacramento Foxpro Users Group.
Married Suzanne Marie Britz, June 30, 1984. 1 child, Gloria Patricia.