Bachelor of Science in Physics with honors, University Athens, 1967. Diploma in Advanced Studies in Science, University Manchester, England, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, England, 1973.
Lecturer University Ioannina, Greece, 1975—1979, Greek Air Force Academy, Athens, 1979—1980. Program manager Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa, 1980—1990. Head composite materials Diamond Research Laboratory, Element Six Ltd., Johannesburg, 1991—2004.
Element six professor ceramic science University Witwatersrand, since 2004.
Fellow: Powder Metallurgy Association (managing committee member 1998—2001). Member: Conference organising committee (organising committee member 2000-2008), Advisory Committee (member advisory committee salaser center 2002-2005).
Married Marina Kastanaki, June 5, 1975.