Bachelor of Science, University Alberta, 1948. Doctor of Science Institute of Technology, 1951. D.A.Sc. (honoris causa), Katholieke University te Leuven, Belgium, 1975.
With Defense Research Board, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1947-1948. Instructor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950-1951. With Colgate Palmolive Company, Jersey City, 1951-1953.
Instructor Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1951-1953. Member faculty University Delaware, from 1953, H. Fletcher Brown professor chemical engineering, 1962-1991, chairman department, 1970-1977, professor emeritus, from 1991. Visiting professor Stanford University, 1967, University Cambridge (England), 1968-1969.
Lacey lecturer California Institute of Technology, 1968.
Member National Academy of Engineering, Society Rheology (Bingham medal 1977), American Institute Chemical Engineers (Colburn award 1958, Walker award 1970, Lewis award 1977, Founders award 1990).
Married Elisabeth Krieger, May 9, 1948. Children: Elisabeth L., Arthur P., Rebecca.