Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1955. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 1961. Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Iowa State University, 1961.
Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1969.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1955, advanced through grades to colonel, 1980, retired, 1989. Engineer United States Atomic Energy Commission, Germantown, Maryland, 1964-1975. Executive United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Bethesda, 1975-1982.
Professor Minnesota State University, 1982-1993. President ADU Engineering Association, Bethesda, since 1994. Engineering consultant Tex-La Power, Stone and Webster, Boston, 1987, Burns and Roe, New York City, 1986, United States Army, Washington, 1984, Todd Shipbuilding, Washington, 1983.
Trustee Christ Lutheran Church. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (committee member). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (com.mem.), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.
Married Joan Laurie; children: Marie, Barbara, Franz, Junior, Lisa, Jill.