Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1955. Mediterranean Shipping Company.E., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1957. C.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.
Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1967.
Assistant professor сivil engineering, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1963-1964; associate professor, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1967-1971; professor, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1971-1975; vice president, William S. Pollard Cons., Memphis, 1976-1977; department chairman сivil engineering, U. Louisville, 1977-1981; professor, U. Alabama, Birmingham, 1981-1996; department chairman сivil engineering, U. Alabama, Birmingham, 1981-1990; interim dean School Engineering, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1984; retired, 1996. Instructor сivil engineering Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1964-1967.
Served to captain C.E. Army of the United States, 1956-1957. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (district 9 council 1978-1980), Institute Transportation Engineers. Member American Society Engineering Education, Transportation Research Board, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.
Married Nancy Lee Cooper, July 21, 1956. Children: Carol Anne, Nancy Ruth, Laura Elizabeth.