Master of Science, Paris-Nord University, 1974. Graduate in engineering, Paris-Nord University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lódz.
Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1980.
Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche, Strasbourg, 1976-1981, 81-90; director research, National Center for Scientific Research, Strasbourg, since 1990; research associate, Bristol (England) U., 1981-1982.
Member American Physical Society (Dillon medal 1990).
Married Chantal Wolf, July 9, 1977. Children: Aurelie, Delphine.