Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Marquette University, 1946. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1951.
Process engineer, Wisconsin Malting Company, Manitowoc, 1946-1947; assistant professor mechanic engineering, Iowa State University, 1948-1955; associate professor mechanic engineering, U. Notre Dame, 1955-1961; professor, head mechanic engineering, U. Notre Dame, 1961-1968; associate dean, U. Notre Dame, 1968-1982; professor mechanic engineering, U. Notre Dame, 1982-1997; professor emeritus, U. Notre Dame, since 1987. Consultant U. Madre De Maestra Santiago, Dominican Republic, 1965-1971.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Internat.Assn. Housing Science (director), National Fire Protection Association, International Association Arson Investigators, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Tau Sigma (national vice president 1969-1974, president 1974-1978), Tau Beta Pi.
Married Dorothy Marie Post, August 2, 1944 (deceased 1981). Children: Betty Ann Murphy, Barbara Lee Smyth. Married Elizabeth Cordiner Sweitzer, March 27, 1982.