Bachelor of Science in Oceanography, United States Naval Academy, 1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion U., 1995.
Postdoctoral researcher, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, since 1995.
Lieutenant United States Navy, 1984-1990. Member American Geophysical Union, American Meterol. Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Christine Maria Gromek, May 18, 1985 (divorced 1992).