Bachelor, Bowdoin College, 1962. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1967.
Research associate, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1967-1969; distinguished member technical staff, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, since 1969.
Fellow Optical Society of America, American Physical Society. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Biophysical Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Irene Victoria Babitsch, December 28, 1963. Children: Douglas Gary, Scott Bradley.