Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Calvin College, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1959. SMEE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960.
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University Michigan, 1967.
Research engineer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1960-1968; assistant professor electrical and computer engineering, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1968-1971; associate professor, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1971-1977; professor, University of Wisconsin -Madison, since 1977; department chairman, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1984-1986; associate dean School of Engineering, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1978-1982. Senior technical staff member Environmental Research Institute Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1986-1987.
Served to corporal United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Society Engineering Education (Western Electric Teaching award 1975), Sigma Xi.
Married Ruth Marian Eenigenburg, August 23, 1958. Children: Darrell John, Ann Elaine.