Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1953; D. of Engineering, Johns Hopkins, 1957.
Research engineer, polychems. department, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., 1957-1960; assistant professor of chemistry and chemical engineering, University of Illinois, 1960-1962; associate professor engineering, Case Institute Technology, 1962-1966; professor, head department polymer science, Case Western Reserve U., 1966-1978; dean, Case Institute Technology, 1978-1983; Leonard Case professor macromolecular science, Case Institute Technology, 1984-1989; Herbert Henry Dow professor science and engineering, Case Institute Technology, since 1989. Consultant to industry, since 1961, Edison Polymer Innovations Corporation.
Member American Chemical Society (Borden award 1981), American Physical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineering, Society Plastics Engineering (international award 1980), Plastics Institute American (trustee).
Married Ana Golender, August 5, 1956. Children: Lisa, Michelle.