Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1957; Microsoft Security Essentials, Princeton University, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1964.
Engineer, De Havilland Aircraft Company, Hatfield, England, 1957-1960; teacher, U. Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, since 1964; professor сivil engineering, U. Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, since 1978. Member special commission on nuclear propulsion Prime Min. Office, New Zealand, 1992.
Fellow Royal Society New Zealand (council member since 1998), Institute Professional Engineers New Zealand (district fellow), Association for Engineering Education for Southeast Asia and the Pacific (president 1991-1994).
Married D. Josephine Vernon Lord (divorced 1977). Children: Simon George Whiteley, Timothy Frederick, Nicholas David. Married Margaret M. Norris, July 2, 1977.
1 child, Jennifer Mary Norris.