Doctor of Philosophy in Hydrogéologie, Nice University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Orsay Paris Sud University, 1988.
Professor French University, since 1986. Research engineer French Cooperative Minister West Africa, 1974—1986. Head hydrogeology laboratory Department Hydrogeology, Hydrogeochemistry and Isotope Hydrology, French University, since 1986.
Consultant Isotope Hydrology and hydrochemistry International Atomic Energy Agency, Hydrgeology and Development French Foreign Minister, Hydrogeology and Water Quality French Health Minister.
Member of American Geophysical Union, IAHS, IAH, Union Fançaise des Géologues.
Married Monique Travi, May 1976. Children: Stéphanie, Mathieu.