Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1954. Master of Science in Metallurgy and Materials Science, Lehigh University, 1966.
Metallurgical engineer, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel Corporation, 1954-1968; metallurgical engineer and manager, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Endicott, New York, 1968-1976; materials science manager ink-jet technical, Mead Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, also Dallas, 1976-1984; staff metallurgical materials and processes engineer space vehicles, satellites, Martin Marietta Astronautics, Denver, 1984-1992; general metallurgical and materials engineer locomotives, MK Rail Company, Boise, Idaho., 1993-1994; general metallurgical materials processes and fracture control engineer, Lockheed Martin Corporation, New Orleans, since 1995. Engineer Space Shuttle Super Light Weight and X-33 Fuel Tanks, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Michoud, Louisiana, since 1995.
Volunteer Heart Fund, Cancer Fund, Denver, 1990-1993. Swim coach Special Olympics, New York State, 1970s. Vice president Broome County American Red Cross, Binghamton, New York, 1976.
Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1977. Member American Society for Microbiology International (life), American Welding Society, Society for Advanced Materials and Processes, Gardeners of America (national chairman Year 2000 Convention), Elks.
Married Joyce Mary Welch, August 7, 1954. Children: Karen, Kathleen, Kristen.