He has Graduate Degree in Geology (Diploma), University of Liege (ULiege), 1996. Degree of Civil Engineer in Geology, University of Liege, 1998. Degree of Doctor of Applied Sciences, University of Liege, 2003. PhD supported by the EU-Copernicus project ‘Landslide risk triggered by earthquakes in Kyrgyzstan’: 1998-1999. PhD supported by the Belgian FNRS : 1999-2003. Scientific Collaborator (post-doc) of the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique: 2003-2004. Chargé de Cours adjoint (associate lecturer) at the University of Liege: 2003-2007. Postdoc Researcher and associate lecturer at the ETH Zurich: 2004-2007. Chargé de Cours (lecturer – tenure track position) at the University of Liege: since 2007.