Bachelor of Science, University Michigan, 1945. Master of Science in Physics, University Michigan, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Mechanics, University Michigan, 1957.
Research supervisor University Michigan, 1947—1950, teaching fellow, 1953—1956. With Los Alamos National Laboratory, since 1957, engineer nuclear rocket propulsion division, 1957—1971, advanced drilling research & development manager energy division, 1971—1974, group leader, associate division leader geoscience related research & development, 1974—1977, assistant group leader geothermal drilling technical, 1979—1982, staff member geology, since 1983. With continental science drilling projects & nuclear waste disposal.
Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Management Association, Society Petroleum Engineers, Technology Transfer Society, Geothermal Resources Council, American Geophysical Union, American Academy Mechanics, American Nuclear Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Mary Livingstone McLean Rowley, June 18, 1950. Children: Wendy Marie, Mikel Jon.