Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1953. Master of Science in Mechanics, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1955. Docteur ès Sciences, Sorbonne, France, 1957.
Doctorate (honorary), Free University Brussels, 1994.
Lecturer, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1957-1958; senior lecturer, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1958-1959; research fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959-1960; associate professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1960-1965; professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1965-1971; professor, Technion, 1971-1973; professor, department chair, Tel Aviv U., 1973-1977, 79-81; professor, Tel Aviv U., since 1981; Nathan Cummings chair mechanic solids, Tel Aviv U. President Israel Society Theoretical Applied Mechanics, 1976-1993.
Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Married Tamara Milner, July 12, 1959. Children: Orna, Leor, Eran.