Degree, Lycée Périgueux, France, 1963. Maitrise European Economic Area, University Bordeaux, France, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bordeaux, France, 1970.
Doctor of Science, University Bordeaux, France, 1979.
Creation hybrid microelectronics laboratory IXL Enseirb, Bordeaux, 1980—1985, supervisor, 1986—1987, professor, director group sensors mircosystems, 1987—2007. Director International Relations Enseirb, 1986—1999. Secondment Thales Radars Thomson Reliability Centered Maintenance, Pessac, France, 1985—1987.
Professor, vice-rector Enseirb-U. Bordeaux, 1999—2004, professor, director research, since 2004. President National Committee Agregation Physiquéappliquée, Paris, 1995—1999. Executive committee member Micro and Nano Technology Network, Paris, 1999—2004.
Associate editor Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Sensors Journal, since 2006. Expert advisor Material and Systems Institute. Adjunct professor, electronics and computer engineering Marquette University, Milwaukee.
President Local Association, Badefols d'Ans, 1999—2005. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Chemical Microsensors Club, Aquitaine Association Studies and Research and Development.
Married Maryse Annette Marchou Pistré, July 27, 1968. Children: Lionel, Jean François Vincent, Franck.