Bachelor in Physics, Linfield College, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Radiation Physics, Oregon State University, 1972.
Scientist, Northwest laboratories, Richland, Washington, 1963-1969; research scientist, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Washington, 1969-1971; senior research scientist Pacific N.W. Laboratory, Battelle, Richland, Washington, 1971-1993; manager radiation physics & chemistry, Battelle, 1993-1995; research professor department nuclear engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1996.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Radiation Research Society, Health Physics Society, American Physical Society, Sigma Xi, Sigma Pi Sigma.
Married Barbara Evelyn Shearer, May 1, 1966. Children: Kevin, Joel, Ryan.