Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with honors, University Birmingham, England, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Birmingham, England, 1940. Doctor of Science, University Birmingham, England, 1943.
Lecturer University Birmingham, 1940-1947. Technical director Bowater Research and Development, London, 1947-1953. Research professor department textiles University Leeds, England, 1953-1957.
Research professor Rensselaier Polytech. Institute, Troy, New York, 1957-1962. Research director, vice president Westvaco, New York City, 1962-1979, consultant, from 1979.
Honorary visiting professor University Upsala, Sweden, 1974. Adjunct professor College of Environmental Science, State University of New York, Syracuse, since 1979. Visiting lecturer Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1991.
Fellow Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (board directors 1968-1971), American Institute Chemical Engineers, Institute Chemical Engineers (England), American Institute Chemists (board trustees Foundation 1989-1991). Member Industrial Research Institute (board directors 1973-1977).
Married Zena G. Pursehouse-Ahmed, July 25, 1940. 1 child, Cheryl F. Reimold.