Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1954; Master of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1956.
Research scientist, Westinghouse Research and Development, Pittsburgh, 1956-1967; research scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1967-1976; section head, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1976-1981, 88-93; program manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1981-1988.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NPSS standing commission on fusion technical since 1987, chairman 1987-1991, applied superconductivity board 1986-1987, president 1981-1983, cryogenic engineering board 1979-1985, international advisory board journal Cryogenics 1985-1993), American Physics Society, Sigma Xi, Sigma Pi Sigma.
Married Bernadean Frank, September 22, 1962. 1 child, Darrick Alain.