Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1933; Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1934; Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1940.
Engineer manufacturing, Western Electric Company, Chicago, 1929-1930;
staff Office, Naval Inspection, Chicago, 1934-1937;
professor mechanic engineering, Northwestern University, 1937-1958;
professor mechanic engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1958-1993;
department chairman, University of Wisconsin, 1963-1967. Proprietor Professional Engineering Cons. Consultant National Academy Sciences, United States Air Force Academy, Denver, Aeromed.
Laboratory Alaska.; Committeeman National Research Council-National Academy Sciences.
Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (life, International Combustion Engine award 1993), Society Automotive Engineers (life). Member Triangle Frat, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Helen Hadley Whitman, January 2, 1982.