Diploma in Science, University Athens (Greece), 1975. Diploma in Engineering, Ecole Superior Petrole Moteurs, Rueil, France, 1977. Doctor of Engineering, University Paris VI, Paris, 1978.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris VI, Paris, 1984.
Assistant professor University Paris VI, Paris, 1978-1984, associate professor, since 1984. With submersible research project University Paris, 1979-1981. Leader Artic expeditions National Centre for Scientific Research, Spitsbergen, Norway, 1987-1991, director ANATOLIA project, Paris, Ankara, Turkey.
1987-1994; fellow Computer-Aided Software Engineering Artic project, Hannover, Germany, 1992-1994. President Center Operational Franco-Uzbek Traitement Images Satellitaires, Paris, Tashkent, Uzbekis, 1994-1999.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association Geomorphologists (working group on geomorphology and global tectonics), New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Nicole Chassagne, December 12, 1980. Children: Haris, Andreas.