Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, 1946. Master of Mechanical Engineering, University Missouri, Rolla, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy in M.E, University Oklahoma, 1968.
Instructor mechanic engineering, South Dakot State College, Brookings, 1946-1947;
successively graduate assistant, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, U. Missouri, Rolla, 1947-1969;
professor, head mechanic engineering-engineering Mechanics department, Michigan Technological U., Houghton, 1969-1981;
distinguished professor mechanic engineering, South Dakot School Mines and Technology, Rapid City, 1981-1988;
assistant vice president for academic affairs, South Dakot School Mines and Technology, 1981-1983;
vice president, dean engineering, South Dakot School Mines and Technology, 1984-1986;
president, South Dakot School Mines and Technology Foundation, 1982-1990. Consultant United States Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California, 1956-1971. Board of directors Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, since 1994.
Consultant to industry.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers (president 1977, Excellence in Engineering Education award, 1999), American Society Engineering Education, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Nancy Lou Cooney, December 27, 1947. Children: Cathy Lynn, Terrence Lee.