Doctor of Science in Physics, University Paris, 1981.
Researcher, National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, 1973-1981;
researcher, National Center for Scientific Research, LeMans, France, since 1982;
head laboratory, U. Maine, LeMans, France, since 1993. Author, editor: Mechanics of Musical Instruments, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Patentee in field.
Member Society French Acoustique.
Married Joelle Gaultier. Children: Alice, Pauline, Zoe.