Doctor of Philosophy, Renssaler Polytechnic Institute, 1961.
Engineer, Chinese Arsenals, 1948-1953; research scientist, Baltimore division Martin Company, 1961-1967; research scientist, Research Institute for Advanced Studies, Martin-Marietta Corporation, Baltimore, 1967-1973; senior research scientist, Martin Marietta laboratories, Baltimore, 1973-1979; professor, San Diego State University, since 1980.
Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (technical achievement award 1981), Sigma Xi, Kappa Phi.
M. Betty Shih-Pi Hua, June 15, 1958. Children: Edward, Joyce, Philip.