Bachelor Engineering, Yale University, 1947. Postgraduate, Yale University, 1974. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University Massachusetts, 1984.
Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University Massachusetts, 1988.
Junior engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (formerly National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics), Langley Field, Virginia, 1947-1949;
mechanic engineer, New York City Housing Authority, 1949-1950;
design engineer, then assistant plant engineer, General Cable Corporation, Bayonne, New Jersey, 1950-1952;
planning engineer New York Headquarters,, Western Electric Company. New York City, 1952-1958;
development engineer, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, 1958-1968;
senior mechanic engineer physics department, Yale University, New Haven, 1968-1978;
lecturer physics, Yale University, New Haven, 1969-1972;
manager mechanic engineering, director minority engineering program, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1978-1980;
engineering manager, Digital Equipment Corporation, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1980-1987;
management consultant, Digital Equipment Corporation, Landover, Maryland., 1987-1990;
visiting professor operations research and statistics department, George Mason U., Fairfax, Virginia, 1990-1992;
professor industrial engineering, department chairman, Morgan State University, Baltimore, 1992-1997;
retired, 1997. Instructor physics Suffolk County U., Selden, New York, 1962-1964.
Member industrial advising committee Western New England College School Engineering.
Member council Church of Christ at Yale, New Haven, 1975-1978. Board directors Urban League Greater New Haven, Afro American Cultural Center at Yale. Member Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, Institute Industrial Engineers (board directors Springfield 1982-1987), Production Operations Management Society, Yale Science and Engineering Association, Sigma Pi Phi.
Married Clemtine Amey, December 25, 1949 (divorced 1972). Children, Charles Anthony, Irving J. III (deceased). Married Wendy Glasgow, June 14, 1975.
Stepchildren: Allison Glasgow, Roger Glasgow.