Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, City College of New York, 1955. Diploma, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) School Reactor Technology, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York, 1969.
Engineer, Babcock & Wilcox Company. New York City, 1955-1956;
engineer, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1956-1957;
group head, American Machine & Foundry Company, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1957-1964;
group head, Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Bethpage, New York, 1964-1972;
specialist infrared countermeasures (IRCM) technical, Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Bethpage, New York, 1972-1983;
projects manager IRCM, Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Bethpage, New York, 1983-1993;
professor, City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center, New York City, since 1969. Part-time professor mechanic engineering State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1988.
Member programcom. National Infrared Countermeasures Symposia, 1990-1993.
Chairman board directors Lithuanian Cultural Center, Inc., Brooklyn, since 1995. Member platform planning committee, delegate-at-large National Republican Senatorial Committee, Washington, since 1993. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (technical committee on aeronautical and aerospace heat transfer 1974-1980), National Society of Professional Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.
Married Dana Melynis, April 17, 1955. Children: Jonas V., Andrius R., Laura R.