Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with honors, Texas Technology University, 1953. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1956.
Theoretical development engineer, Phillips Petroleum Company, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1956-1961;
research group leader, Phillips Petroleum Company, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1961-1970;
associate professor chemical engineering, Texas Technology U., Lubbock, 1970-1977;
professor, Texas Technology U., Lubbock, since 1977;
engineer in residence, Engineering Socs. Commision on Energy, Washington, 1979-1981;
director Office Agricultural Materials, Cooperative State Research, Education & Ext. Svc./USDA, Washington, 1993-1995.
Professional engineering consultant Department Energy Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas, 1988-1992, AIChE Center for Energy and Engineering, Washington, 1985, World Energy Sys., Fort Worth, 1978-1981, Southwestern Public Svc. Company, Amarillo, 1973-1974.
Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society.
Married Phyllis Ann Spidy, July 4, 1954. Children: Andrew, Kevin.