B. Metallurgical Engineering, Cornell University, 1955. Master of Science Industrial Engineering, University Pittsburgh, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1971.
Metallurgical engineer, General Electric, Schenectady, New York, 1955-1956;
second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1956;
advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force, 1973;
retired, United States Air Force, 1976;
assistant to director, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland., 1976-1980;
executive, ITT Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut, 1980-1983;
vice president, Nastec Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, 1983-1985;
director Software Engineering Institute, Software Engineering Institute Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1985-1987;
president, chairman, Computing Technology Transition, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, since 1983;
professor manufacturing and information technical systems engineering, director manufacturing system engineering progressive, U. Pittsburgh, since 1987. Member technical advisory board Tartan Inc., Pittsburgh. Director Concurrent Technologies Corporation, Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Member commission on national weather service modernization National Research Council, 1991-1994.
President Point Field Community Association, Millersville, Maryland., 1979-1980. Vice president Greater Severna Park Council, Severna Park, Maryland., 1980. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1955-1976, Vietnam.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (TC Executive Board), Society Manufacturing Engineers, Association Computing Machinery, American Society Engineering Education, Pittsburgh Athletic Association.
Married Josephine Theresa Catanzaro, September 3, 1958. Children: Lisa Linn, Michele Ann, John David, Marc Darrin.