Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, University Sydney, 1954. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Lehigh University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Lehigh University, 1961.
Bridge design engineer New South Wales Department Main Roads, Australia, 1954—1955. Graduate assistant, instructor Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1955—1961, assistant professor, 1961—1964, associate professor, 1964—1969, director, 1966—1978, professor, 1969—1979. Liaison scientist United States Office Naval Research, London, 1971—1972.
Director United States of America, Egypt Cooperative Program Low-Cost Housing, 1976—1979. Dean College of Technology, Florida International University, Miami, 1979—1983, professor civil engineering, since 1983. Visiting fellow University New South Wales, Australia.
With Royal Australian Art, 1955.
Member Florida Task Force Science, Engineering, and Technology Service Industry, 1980—1981. Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers, Institution Engineers Australia (Chapman medal 1964). Member: American Society for Testing and Materials, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Management Society, Society History Technology, Structural Stability Research Council, Association Professional Engineers Australia, American Society Engineering Education, International Association Bridge and Structural Engineering, International Institute Welding, American Welding Society (Davis Silver medal 1963, 1971), Sigma Xi.
Married Rita Augusta Csallner, December 26, 1959.