Bachelor of Science, Antioch College, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, New York University, 1961.
Instructor physics University Illinois, Chicago, 1955-1956. Associate research scientist Institute of Mathematics Science, New York University, 1961-1964, Belfer Graduate School of Science, Yeshiva University, 1964-1965. From assistant to associate professor physics Polytech Institute, Brooklyn, 1965-1968.
From associate to professor Mechanics State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1968-1977, professor mechanical engineering, 1977-1985, professor chemical engineering, 1979-1985, leading professor chemical & mechanical engineering, since 1985. Consultant Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, University California, 1963-1966. Visiting professor Lab Theoretical & High Energy Physics, National Center for Science Research, France, 1967-1968.
Fellow American Physicists Society. Member American Mathematics Society, Royal Norwegian Science Society and Letters.
Married Ann Thurlow; 1 child, Susan.