Bachelor of Science, United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1946. Bachelor of Science, Antioch College, 1953. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1958.
Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1960. Master of Public Service, University Rio Grande, 1992.
Engineering officer, Grace Lines, Inc., San Francisco, 1947-1949;
research engineer, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio., 1953-1954;
assistant professor, College Engineering, Iowa State University, 1954-1958, 60-61;
member research staff, Sandia Corporation, Albuquerque, 1961-1963;
head radiation effects department, General Motors Corporation, Milwaukee, 1963-1964;
professor, department chairman mechanic and nuclear engineering, Ohio State University, 1964-1976;
dean College Engineering, Ohio State University, 1976-1990;
vice president university committee and development, Ohio State University, 1990-1992. Honourable professor Xidian U., Xian, China, 1992. Board directors Micrys Inc., International Techne Group Inc., Superconductive Components, Inc., Transportation Research Center of Ohio.
Member, vice chairman Ohio Power Siting Board, 1990. Member International Cons. Board S.E. U., Nanjing, China, 1991.
Board directors Industrial Tech Enterprise Board Ohio, 1982-1989, Orton Foundation, 1976-1990. Trustee University Rio Grande. Fellow American Nuclear Society.
Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member American Society Engineering Education (Donald E. Marlowe award 1987), Ohio Academy of Sciences, Argonne Universities Association, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Texnikoi.
Married Betty Stahl, June 18, 1953. Children: Donald, Michel, Leilani, Jacob.