Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1954; Master of Sciences, University Nebraska, 1959; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1966.
Engineer, Carbide & Carbon Chemical Company (Institute), W. Virginia, 1954-1955; research engineer, Chevron Research Corporation (Richmond), California, 1959-1961; research engineer, Shell Devl. Company, Emeryville, California, 1966-1968; assistant professor, Princeton University (New Jersey), 1968-1971; associate professor, Princeton University (New Jersey), 1971-1977; professor department chemical engineering, Princeton University (New Jersey), 1977.
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Member National Academy of Engineering, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Physical Society.
Married Joy Wagner, March 7, 1959. Children: Alexander, Andrea.