Bachelor Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, 1955.
Test engineer, Aberdeen (Maryland.) Proving Grounds, 1955-1956; design engineer, Douglas Aircraft Company, Santa Monica, California, 1956-1959; quality engineer, Aerojet General, Sacramento, 1959-1970; quality assurance engineer, Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, 1970-1977; quality assurance manager, Brown & Root, Houston, 1977-1980; vice president, Dynatech Nuclear, San Francisco, 1980-1984; manager nuclear program, Pacific Gas & Electric, San Francisco, since 1984.
Member American Society for Quality Control (chairman standards control energy division since 1988, Regional Counsilor of Year award 1989), B'nai B'rith (president San Francisco 1983).
Married Judith Price Paperno, November 24, 1975. Children: Roger Ian, Adam Michael, Timothy Blake.