Bachelor of Science, University Aberdeen, 1924. Yuilli traveling scholar from, University Aberdeen, to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1925. AM, Columbia University, 1928.
Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1934.
Part-time analytical chemist with, Doctor J.F. Tocher, 1919-1924;
research chemical engineer, Tide Water Oil Corporation, Bayonne, New Jersey, 1925-1927;
instructor chemical engineering, Cooper Union, New York City, 1927-1933;
assistant professor chemical engineering, Cooper Union, New York City, 1933-1939;
professor chemical engineering, head Department, University Pittsburgh, from 1939. Consultant chemical emgring. butadiene division Koppers Company from 1944. Chairman cooperating committee Western Pennsylvania to advise Office Production, Research and Development, West Palm Beach.
Adviser Smaller War Plants Corps.
Member American Institute of Electrical Engineers (chairman Pittsburgh 1946), Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Margaret A. MacLean, February 8, 1933. Children: James M., Margaret E., Bruce M.