Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, New York University, 1953. Master of Science, Gannon University, 1973.
Switchgear specialist, General Electric, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1968-1972; program manager, Pennsylvania Science & Engineering Foundation, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1972-1981; engineer, Fischer & Porter, Warminster, Pennsylvania, 1981-1983; chief engineer, Fredericks Company, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, 1983-1987; consultant, I.J. Sobel & Associations, Brookhaven, Pennsylvania, since 1987; teacher, Pennsylvania State University, King of Prussia, 1989-1990. Chairman citizen's advising committee Southeastern Pennsylvania Public Transportation Authority, 1987-1989.
President New Democratic Coalition, Erie, 1970-1972. Board directors Rte 202 Executive Committee, King of Prussia, 1990-1993. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Maritime Service, 1944-1946.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Association for the Advancement of Science (senior ).
Married Irene Evangelista, May 18, 1986. 1 child, Ilene Massaro.