Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Tri-State University, Angola, Indiana, 1960; Master of Science in Industrial Organisation, Purdue University, 1979.
Research engineer, Ball Brothers, Muncie, Indiana, 1960-1962; engineer, Oakes Manufacturing, Tipton, Indiana, 1962-1965; project engineer, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Tipton, 1965-1968; chief engineer fire apparatus division, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Tipton, 1968-1986; engineer, Sutphen Towers, Columbus, Ohio., 1986-1987; director engineering, Wayne Metals, Markle, Indiana, 1987-1988; professor engineering, Purdue University, Kokomo, Indiana, since 1988.
Member American Society Engineering Education (chairman new engineering educators division 1993-1994), National Fire Protection Association (fire department apparatus committee since 1992).
Married Marjorie J. Huard, August 25, 1957. 1 child, Gregory Scott.