Bachelor of Science, School of Science & Engineering, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, 1971. Doctor of Science, University Manchester, 1999.
Principal science officer Euratom, France, 1974—1987. Senior lecturer University Abertay, Dundee, Scotland, 1987—2000, reader mathematics, 2000. Honorary readership University St. Andrews, Scotland, since 1988.
Married Jocelyne Marie-Louise Neidinger, September 12, 1946. Children: Gaelle Marie-Lise, Simon Edward.