Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors, Valdosta State College, 1951. Master of Science in Biochemistry, University Florida, 1954.
Research assistant, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1951-1954;
associate professor radiological health, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1954-1964;
deputy director Phelps Laboratory Bioenviron. Engineering Research, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1964-1965;
supervisory chemist, unites states department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1965-1966;
chief Laboratory Superior vena cava syndrome Section, unites states department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1966-1968;
director Division Air Quality and Emissions Data, National Air Pollution Control Administration, 1968-1969;
director Division Atmospheric Surveillance, National Air Pollution Control Administration, 1969-1971;
director Quality Assurance Division, Environmental Protection Agency, 1971-1973;
director Monitoring Systems Research and Development Division, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, Las Vegas, 1973-1977;
director, Environmental Monitoring and Systems Laboratory, Las Vegas, 1977-1980. Consultant various organizations, 1984-1991.
United States delegate Organisation Economics Cooperation and Development Research Policy Committee and Expert Committee Air Pollution Measurements. Member United States delegate United Nations Environmental Program Working Group. Member United States/Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Joint Working Group on Cooperation in Field of Air Pollution Modeling, Instrumentation and Measurement Technology.
General co-chairman, acting coordinator chairman International Conference Environmental Sensing and Assessment, 1975. Member, Environmental Protection Agency representative National Nuclear Test Panel. Member Environmental Advisory Panel, National Science Foundation.
Member American Public Health Association, American Chemical Society, Air Pollution Control Association, Water Pollution Control Federation, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma.
Married Lenora Brown, August 19, 1951. Children: Carol M. Sims, Georgia Moore, George Beers VI.