Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1956. Master of Science, Ohio State University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1966.
Member faculty Ohio State University, Columbus, 1959-1991, associate professor, 1973-1982, professor chemical engineering, 1982-1991, professor emeritus, since 1991, vice chairman department, 1974-1976, chairman department, 1977-1978. Consultant in field; Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1959.
Disaster services volunteer American Red Cross, 1997—2005. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (treasurer Center Ohio section 1974-1979), American Chemical Society, Port Clinton Power Squadron (executive committee 2003), Ohio State University Faculty Club (president 1988-1989), Sandusky Yacht Club, Lake Erie South Shore Hunter Sailing Association (treasurer 1997-1999), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Suzanne Rowe, June 9, 1956. Children: Cynthia, David Arthur, Elizabeth.