Bachelor of Science in Physics, City College of New York, 1948. Master of Science, Rutgers University, 2002.
Electronic engineer, supervisory electronic engineer United States Army Electronics Research and Development Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, 1948-1981. Unit manager Semcor, Farmingdale, 1981-1988. Telecommunications engineer Telos Corporation, Shrewsbury, 1988-1999, retired, 1999.
Chairman special working group on semiconductors and microelectronics North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, 1959-1980, chairman group experts on electronic parts, 1972-1980. Advisory editor Microelectronics and Reliability, since 1970.
Member Juvenile Conference Committee, Ocean Township, New Jersey, since 1964. President Manor at Wayside Condominium Association, Ocean Township, 1990-1991. Sergeant United States Army, 1945-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chartered, ), Institution of Electrical Engineers (England).
Married Sylvia Greenberg, June 15, 1947. Children: Robin Reich Murphy, Richard.