Doctor of Philosophy, Diploma Imperial College, University London, 1956. Doctor of Science, University London, 1974.
Lecturer Imperial College, 1956-1961, senior lecturer, 1962-1966. Reader University London, 1966-1970. Professor chemical engineering Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, since 1970, chairman department, 1979-1987, dean College Engineering, since 1987.
Assistant to director Salter's Institute, London, 1960-1970.
Member American Institute Chemical Engineers (chairman Baton Rouge chapter 1979-1980), Louisiana Engineering Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Aine Friel, April 3, 1956. Children: Fiona, Declan, Donagh, Bronagh.