Bachelor of Science., University Toronto, 1944. Master of Civil Engineering, Cornell University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1957.
Professor engineering science, University of California-Berkeley, since 1957; director Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California-Berkeley, 1980-1985.
President University Art Museum University California-Berkeley, 1970-1972. Served to captain Canada Army, 1944-1946. Fellow Acoust. Society of America.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Seismology Society of America Clubs: Bohemian (San Francisco). Mira Vista Golf (El Cerrito, California). Fox House, American (London).
Married Marion Fitzhugh, September 12, 1959. 1 daughter, Carolyn Fitzhugh.