Bachelor of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1950. Master of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1970.
Development engineer, Air Brake, Watertown, New York, 1950-1954; project engineer, Lear Corporation, Elyria, Ohio., 1954-1956; supervisor, Borg Warner Corporation, Bedford Heights, Ohio., 1956-1961; manager research and development, Weatherhead Corporation, Cleveland, 1961-1968; faculty, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, since 1970; professor mechanic engineering, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, since 1972.
Served to First lieutenant, infantry United States Army, 1944-1946. Fellow American Society for Testing and Materials (award of merit 1988). Member American Society Biomechanics, International Society Ski Safety, Sigma Xi.
Married Margaret J. Hilton, June 11, 1977. Children— Douglas Eugene, Joy Ruth, Barbara Jane, Becky Lynn, David Robert.