Bachelor, Amherst College, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953. Master of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1956.
Doctor of Philosophy (Charles W. Bingham fellow), Case Institute of Technology, 1960.
Research engineer, Warner and Swasey, Cleveland, 1953-1958; chief servo engineer, Warner and Swasey, 1960-1961; assistant professor, Case Institute Technology, Cleveland, 1961-1964; associate professor, Case Institute Technology, 1964-1967; professor mechanic engineering, U. N.H., Durham, 1967-1985; department chairman, U. N.H., Durham, 1985-1991; professor emeritus, U. N.H., Durham, since 1991. Consultant General Signal Company, Lord Manufacturing Company, duPont Company, TRW, Parker Hannifin, McCord-Winn.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (past chairman Northern New England section, Rail Transportation award 1980), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Best Transactions Paper award 1975), Instrument Society of America (chairman fluidics committee), American Society Engineering Educators (American Telephone & Telegraph Company Outstanding Teacher award New England section 1986-1987), Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Carolyn Nancy Eggers, August 25, 1951. Children— Charles K., Fredrick D., Richard K.