B.Physics, University Gent, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Gent, 1984.
Visiting professor Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, 1981-1983. Research fellow University Gent, 1983-1985, University Sussex, Brighton, England, 1985-1988. Research associate Danesbury Laboratory, 1988-1991.
Advanced fellow University Surrey, Guildford, 1991-1993. Research staff GANIL, Caen, France, since 1993. Member program advisory committee JYFL, Jyväskylä, Finland, 1997-2000, European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, since 1998, ILL, Grenoble, France, since 1998, GANIL, since 2000.
Member Institute of Physics (United Kingdom), American Physical Society.
Married Vera Piqueur. Children: David, Thomas.