Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Colorado State University, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Iowa State University, 1969.
Postdoctoral, U. Muenchen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1969-1971; postdoctoral, U. St. Louis, 1971-1972; project leader, G.W. Sugar Company, Loveland, Colorado, 1972-1976; chemist, Adolf Coors Company, Golden, Colorado, 1976-1977; research scientist, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1977-1985; associate professor of microbiology and biochemistry engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1985. Visiting Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (Biotechnology), Zurich, 1980, Technology U., Budapest, 1991, U. Regensburg, 1994.
Member American Chemical Society, American Society Microbiology, Society Industrial Microbiology.
Married Susan Chapman, December 26, 1968. Children: Diana, Christina.