Party affiliation: Republican
Assistant in physics, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1909-1910, associate professor, 1920-1922, research associate in mechanic engineering, 1942-1956. Physicist National Bureau Standards, 1910-1920, 26-31, United States Bureau Mines, 1922-1926. Research associate engineering Brown U., 1934-1940, also visiting professor of engineering, since 1957.
Lecturer Harvard, 1936-1940, 42-43. Engineer Kingsbury Machine Works, Inc., Philadelphia, 1936-1939. Research director Morgan Construction Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1939-1941.
Special mission to England, France and Italy, to coöperate in aeronautic instrument problems, 1918. Cons. National Research Council, 1941. War research div. Columbia University, 1943-1945.
Navy Department, 1946-1948. Technical consultant United States Navy Engineering Experiment Station, Annapolis, 1948-1957, acting head developments branch, internal combustion engine laboratory, 1954-1955.
Fellow American Physical Society, A.S.M.E. (chairman research committee 1942-1943). Member American Society Lubrication Engineers (honorary life), American Society Naval Engineers, Philosophical Society Washington, Franklin Institute (Levy medalist 1936), Society Rheology (vice president 1935-1937), Washington Academy Sciences, Military Order of Loyal Legion, S.A.R., American Society for Engineering Education Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Cosmos, Harvard, Faculty.