B.Ch.E., City College of New York, 1955. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1960.
Doctorate (honorary), Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic, 1999.
Chemical engineer Union Carbide Corporation, 1954-1955. Professor chemical engineering University Wisconsin, 1960-1967. Professor, director materials research laboratory Washington University, 1967-1971.
Head department chemical engineering University Connecticut, 1971-1977, vice president graduate education and research, 1979-1981, vice president academy affairs, 1981-1986, University professor chemical engineering Storrs, 1986-1997, professor emeritus, 1997, director Institute Materials Science, 1991-1995, university professor chemical engineering emeritus, since 1997. President commissioner Evaluation of Regional Centers of Competence, Campania, Italy, 2000—2006. Visiting professor materials engineering and industrial technologies University Trento, Italy, 2002—2005.
Consultant in field.
Member Society Plastics Engineers, American Institute Chemical Engineering, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Rose Marie Lima, February 12, 1955. Children: Diane, Laura, Thomas, David, Stephen.