Degree in engineering, University Ghent, Belgium, 1982. Doctoral degree, University Ghent, Belgium, 1989.
Researcher, Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre, Ghent, 1985-1989; postdoctoral assistant, International Business Machines Corporation, Zürich, Switzerland, 1989-1990; postdoctoral assistant, OCSC-National Science Foundation, Boulder, Colorado, 1991-1992; senior researcher, Alcatel, Antwerp, Belgium, 1992-1994; director special project, Aixtron, Germany, 1994-1997; director production, GLI, Aachen, Germany, since 1997.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Koninklijke Vlaamse Ingenieursvereniging.
Married Jeanne Kagosire, October 7, 1995.