Diploma in dental surgery, Lyon Dental School, 1945. Doctor in Odontol. Sciences, Lyon Dental School, 1970.
State doctor in science, Maxillo Facial Prostetics, 1945-1980; state doctor in science, Corrosion Dental Alloys, 1970-1989; from monitor to assistant professor, Lyon Dental School, 1946-1962; professor prosthetics and dental materials, Private Dental School, Lyon, 1962-1970; professor prosthetics and dental materials, National Dental School, Lyon, 1970-1981; professor Faculty Odontology,, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, 1981-1992; professor emeritus, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, 1992-1995; retired, University Claude Bernard, Lyon, 1995. Founder, board directors surfaces and interfaces studies laboratory U. Lyon, 1981-1991.
With French Resistance Forces and American Parchutists. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Alpin Club/Amator Cineast Club, European Prosthodontic Association (chairman Lyon 1981, honorary).
Married Suzanne Antonia David, October 28, 1944 (divorced June 1984). Children: Elisabeth, Jean-Jacques. Married Christiane Marie-Louise Briot, August 4, 1984.
1 child, Clarisse.