Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1982.
Research engineer Center National de la Recherche, Strasbourg, since 1978, research engineer photovoltaic froup PHASE Laboratory, 1986-1998, vice director PHASE Laboratory, since 1998.
Married Iris Gaudenzi, April 3, 1971. 1 child, Marie-Eve.