Engineer, Ecole Polytechnic, Paris, 1970. Diploma in advanced studies, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Sciences, University Paris 6, 1977.
Engineer National Office Aerospace Studies, Chatillon sous Bagneux, France, 1970-1972. Researcher National Center Scientific Research (National Center for Scientific Research), Paris, since 1973.
Second lieutenant, Delaware Research and Test Means, 1969-1970, Paris. Member of L'Ecole Polytechnic Alumni Association.
1 child, Louis Vincent.