Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1949; Master of Sciences, University Pittsburgh, 1950; Doctor of Philosophy, State University New York College Forestry at Syracuse University, 1957.
Lecturer University Pittsburgh, 1949-1951. Assistant professor College Steubenville, Ohio, 1951-1952. Engineer C.E. United States Army, Pittsburgh district, 1952-1953.
Assistant professor, then associate professor Western Michigan University, 1955-1959. Associate professor University Louisville, 1959-1963. Professor civil engineering Syracuse University, 1963-1973.
Director, professor division environmental and urban systems School Technology, Florida International University, Miami, 1973-1978. Professor, director Institute Environmental Studies Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1982-1986. Director research Jim Rodgers Pools, Inc., 1978-1982.
Enivron. editor Civil Engineering News, 1988-1992. Director Community College Adams Center Ecological Study, 1955-1959. Associate director Potamological Institute, 1960-1963.
Director 1st North Atlantic Treaty Organization sponsored Advanced Study Institute, United States, summer 1962.
President Kentucky Society Natural History, 1961-1963. Board of directors Michigan ConservationClubs, 1955-1957. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Member International Limnological Society, Freshwater Association British Empire, Water Pollution Control Federation, Air Pollution Control Association, Ecological Society American, British Ecological Society, Limnology and Oceanography Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Sigma, Nu Sigma Nu, Beta Beta Beta.
Married Bettina Bush, December 15, 1951.