Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955. Bachelor, Cambridge University, 1957. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1957.
A.M., Harvard University. A.M. (National Science Foundation fellow 1957-1960), 1960. Doctor of Philosophy (Junior fellow Society of Fellows 1960-1963), 1963.
Professor department chemistry, University of Chicago, 1963-1980; vice president engineering, ITE Imperial Corporation, 1972-1973; vice president technical, Studebaker-Worthington, Barrington, Illinois, 1978-1979; vice president technical, McGraw Edison Company, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1979-1980; vice president engineering and technical Worthington group, McGraw Edison Company, Mountainside, New Jersey, 1980-1985; corporation vice president technical, Material Research Corporation, Pearl River, New York, 1985-1987; vice president, Packer Engineering Inc., Naperville, Illinois, 1987-1995; Chairman of the Board, Packer Engineering Inc., Naperville, Illinois, 1994-1995; president, Evidentia Engineering Inc., Short Hills, New Jersey, since 1995.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), National Fire Protection Association, American Institute Chemical Engineers.
Married Judith R. Gordon, December 26, 1957. Children: Ruth, Rebecca, Nathaniel.