Degree in chemical engineering, Liege (Belgium) U., 1970; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Liege (Belgium) U., 1974.
Research fellow, Belgian National Science Research Foundation, Brussels, 1970-1975; assistant, Liege U., 1975-1978; assistant professor, Liege U., 1978-1981; associate professor, Liege U., 1981-1991; professor of chemistry, Liege U., since 1992.
Member Chemical Society Belgium.
Married Anne Froidebise, February 16, 1974. Children: Martin, Sophie, Florence.