Primary Health Centre, University Helsinki, 1950. PhLic and Doctor of Philosophy in Geology-Mineralogy, University Helsinki, 1954.
Mineralogist, research associate, associate professor, professor University Nevada, Reno, 1956—1968. Killam visiting professor geology, Killam research professor Dalhhousie University, Canada, 1968—1972. Visiting professor National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lunar Science Institute, University Houston, 1972—1973.
Visiting research chemist University California, Irvine, 1973—1976. Professor geology and chemistry North Dakota State University, 1975—1978. Professor geology, scientist Nuclear Radiation Center, Washington State University, Pullman, 1978—1979.
Professor geochemistry and chemistry Montana College Mineral Science and Technology, Butte, 1979—1994, professor geological engineering, 1987—1992, director accelerator laboratory, 1983—1986, senior radiation safety officer, 1983—1986. Professor emeritus Montana Technology/U. Montana, since 1995. Principal investigator Stoichiometry Study Lunar Rocks, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1972-1973.
Consultant Atomic Energy Commission, 1961-1963, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965-1973, Anaconda Company, 1968, Atomic Energy Organization Iran, 1975, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1975-1976, Johns Manville Corporation, Chevron, 1980-1983, Pegasus Gold Inc., 1987, Placer Dome Inc., Echo Bay, Inc., 1990. United States representative, delegate 2d Conference on Natural Reactors, IAEC, Paris, 1977. United States representative International Geological Correlation Program, 1990-1996.
Interpreter, Russian translator in Soviet Siberia for United States and Canada mining companies, 1990-1996.
Trustee, Anna Thorpon, Mscow, Idaho. Fellow Mineralogical Society of America, American Institute Chemists. Member American Chemical Society, American Nuclear Society, Society Economic Geologists, International Precious Metals Institute.
Married Nadia Hasso, 1947. Children: Tatyana, Swetlana, Maria, Gregory, Anna, Nicholaus Heriot-Watt University, Elisabeth.