Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Israel, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University Illinois, 1958.
Research engineer Science Department, Haifa, Israel, 1952—1955, head communications research group, 1958—1963. Associate professor Technion, 1967—1969, professor, 1969, William Fondiller chair telecommunications, 1970, distinguished professor, 1985, distinguished professor emeritus, since 1998. Chairman department electrical engineering Technion, 1970—1973, vice president academy affairs, 1976—1978.
Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Control Systems Field award 1993), Institute of Mathematics Statistics. Member: Israel Academy of Sciences, United States Academy Engineering (foreign associate).
Married Shulamit Briskman, December 23, 1952. Children: Tamar, Michal, Noam.