Student, University Texas, Galveston, 1950—1951. Bachelor of Science in Radiation Physics, Dow Chemical Company Cooperative Program, Golden, Colorado, 1956.
Senior manufacturing engineer Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, 1958—1962. Supervisor quality assurance Stearns Roger Company, Denver, 1962—1965. National manager Sperry Laboratories Automation Industries, Boulder, 1965—1967.
Manager nondestructive testing Hanford Engineering Laboratory, Richland, Washington, 1967—1973. Manager quality assurance Sandvik Special Metals, Finley, 1973—1976. Staff engineer Portland General Electric Company, since 1976.
Utility industrial advisor Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, 1977—1985. Consultant Oregon Graduate Center, Beaverton, 1979—1990. Advisor welding committee Portland Community College, 1984—1988.
Director International Pipeline Technologies, Inc., Portland. Precinct committeman Washington County, Oregon, since 1980.
Fellow: American Society Nondestructive Testing. Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Welding Society.
Married Marian Adelia Jensen Shaw, September 1952. Children: Paul Bradley, Nathaniel Timothy, Twila Ethel Colby.