Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1972.
Research staff, Lawrence Livermore (California) National Laboratory, 1972-1974;
research staff, Los Alamos (New Mexico) National Laboratory, 1974-1995;
project leader engine support system technical program, Los Alamos (New Mexico) National Laboratory, 1993;
associate director, Alliance for Photonic Technology, Albuquerque, 1992-1995;
president, Photonic Associations, Santa Fe, since 1995. Co-instructor "Pairs" Relationship Training, Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 1990. Director Santa Fe Investment Conference, 1987.
Program committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology Workshop on High Temperature Superconductors, Cambridge, 1988. Member Institutional R & D Committee, LosAlamos National Laboratory, 1990-1992, project leader laser effects, 1982-1987, member international research tour, Australia, Japan, Scotland, 1988-1989. Inviteddiscussion leader Gordon Conference on Laser Particle Interactions, N.H.,1992.
Organizer, chairman 1st Santa Fe High Power Laser Ablation Conference,1998, Osaka High Power Laser Ablation Conference, 1999. speaker in field.
Lieutenant United States Navy, 1963-1965.
Married Lynn Malarney, December, 1962 (divorced February 1989). 1 child, David Andrew. Life partner Shanti E. Bannwart.