Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1952. Master of Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1957.
With, Franklin Research Center, division Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, 1952-1987; Institute fellow, Franklin Research Center, division Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, since 1978; consultant in tribology, since 1987; resident consultant, Rotor Bearing Technology & Software Inc., since 1987. Member Committee on Science and the Arts, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia.
Chalice bearer, layreader St. James Episcopal Church, Philadelphia. Board directors Turbo Research Foundation With Army of the United States, World War II, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
Member Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma.
Married Dorothy Ann Tartala, November 20, 1948. Children– Linda Jean, Richard Peter.