Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1964. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1970.
Engineer State of Illinois, Springfield, 1964-1965, Thrall Car Manufacturing, Chicago Heights, 1965. Assistant professor civil engineering Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1970-1975, associate professor civil engineering, 1975-1985, professor civil engineering, since 1985. Consultant National Hydraulics Laboratory, Delft, The Netherlands, 1987-1988, Historic Bridge park, Calhoun County, Michigan, since 1997.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, American Institute Steel Construction.