Bachelor of Science cum laude, Technion, Haifa, 1961. Master of Science, Technion, Haifa, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1968.
Senior lecturer Technion, 1968-1976, associate professor, 1976-1986, professor, since 1986, Millstone/St. Louis chair environmental engineering, 1994, dean civil engineering department, since 2000. Technical director Aware Eckenfelder Inc., Nashville, 1973-1975, 80-82, 88-89, 95-96. Adjunct professor Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1988-1989.
Member Israel Society Ecology and Environmental Quality Sciences (honorary).
Married Chaya Stern, August 8, 1960. Children: Ohad, Neta, Vered.