Bachelor of Science, Northeastern University, 1943. Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, 1944. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, 1947.
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1953.
Executive director, vice president, National Engineering Science Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1955-1960; president, Dynamic Science Corporation, Pasadena, 1960-1964; director technical, General Motors Hughes Electronics, Los Angeles, 1964-1988; president, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, Science Industries Inc., Santa Ynez, California, since 1988. Lecturer Stanford University, California Institute Technology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957-1987.
Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Fellow American Institute aeronautics (associate), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (associate).
Married Dolores Diana Rolph, July 3, 1954. Children: Laurie Ann, Thomas Michael.