Bachelor of Science, Iowa State College, Ames, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1962.
Research/teaching assistant University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1957—1961. Postdoctoral associate department chemistry Columbia University, New York City, 1962. Postdoctoral associate International Business Machines Corporation Watson Research Lab, 1963.
Assistant professor State University Iowa, Iowa City, 1963—1967. Visiting assistant professor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1967—1968. From associate professor to research professor Marquette University, Milwaukee, since 1968.
With United States Navy, 1954-1956.
Fellow: American Physical Society.
Married Janet Lou Schrader. Children: Ann Elizabeth, Katherine Reisig, John David.