Chemical Engineer: University of Oriente in Santiago de Cuba (1964), Ph.D: Warsaw Technical University, Poland (1969), Doctor in Science: Lensoviet Technological University, Saint Petersburg, Russia (1986). Research Associate: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (1993- 1995), Titular Professor, Vice Dean, Head of the Scientific Research Department, Head of the Sugar Technology Department: The University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba (1969- 1993). Guest Professor: Chemical Engineering Department, University Agostinho Neto (UAN), Luanda, Angola (1987-1988, 1992), Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico (1996). Author of many books and technical articles.
Teaching experienced in process optimization, costing and project evaluation, mass and energy balance calculations, material and equipment selection. Experienced in the design and operation of chemical pilot plant and application of results to industrial scale and prototype development. Experienced in statistical analyses using factorial designs. Experienced with many data-processing software.
Speaks English and Spanish fluently. Has a solid working knowledge of Polish, Russian and Portuguese.