Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with high honors, Robert College Engineering School, Istanbul, 1956; Master of Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1960; Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering and Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1963.
Lecturer nuclear engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1963;
instructor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1958-1962;
assistant professor nuclear engineering, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1964-1967;
associate professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1967-1970;
professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, since 1970;
department chairman, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1969-1979;
associate director Engineering and Industrial Experiment Station, U. Florida, Gainesville, since 1977;
associate dean for research, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1979-1990;
associate dean for administration and planning, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1990-1991;
associate dean for research and administration, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1991-1998;
interim vice president research, dean of graduate school, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1998-1999;
sabbatical leave, Institute Energy Analysis, Oak Ridge, 1976-1977;
on assignment, Institute Energy Analysis, 1977-1978. Consultant Florida Power Corporation, Batelle Memorial Institute, Florida Nuclear Associates, OakRidge National Laboratory, Institute Energy Analysis, Argonne National Laboratory, Savannah River Laboratory, University of Virginia, Texas Higher Education Board, National Science Foundation. U. Florida representative United States Nuc.Energy Institute, since 1972, member of advisory county, 1972-1980.
U. Florida representative to Oak Ridge Association Universities, 1972-1976. Member engineering accreditation commission Accreditation Board Engineering and Technology, 1984-1988. Member review committee Reactor Analysis and Safety division Argonne National Lab, 1982-1988, chairman 1986-1987, mem.rev. committee Reactor Engineering division, since 1992.
Member of advisory committee Consolidated Fuel Reprocessing Program Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1982-1988. Member commission on university research reactors Energy Engineering Board, National Research Council, 1986-1988. Member unites states department Energy's Advisory Committee on Nuclear Facility Safety (ACNFS), 1988-1990.
Board directors, chairman Florida Institute Phosphate Research, since 1990.
Trustee Florida Defenders of the Environment, 1969-1971, treasurer, 1969-1970, member, 1969-1980. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Nuclear Society (vice president, president-elect 1989-1990, president 1990-1991, board directors 1974-1977, 84-93, vice chairman, chairman education division 1975-1976, executive committee nuclear fuel cycle division 1978-1981, member professional development and accreditation committee, chairman technical program international conference Washington, 1980, member nominating committee, 1980-1981, 87-88, chairman, 1991-1992, executive committee, 1986-1992, honors and awards committee since 1997, chairman 2004-2007, Exceptional Service award 1980, advisory editor Nuclear science and Engineering Journal 1989^ honorary chairman annual conference 1997, honorary chairman 10th International Conference on Robotics, 2004), Engineer Council Professional Development (director 1976-1978), American Association Engineering Society (awards committee 1985-1986, board director 1990-1991, executive committee 1990-1995, secretary-treasurer, 1992, chair-elect 1993, chair 1994, chair nominating committee 1995, chair awards committee 1996), American Society Engineering Education (advisory committee Ford Foundation Resident Fellow Program 1971-1979, secretary-treasurer nuclear engineering division 1981-1982, vice chairman 1982-1983, chairman 1983-1984, projects board 1981-1987, chairman awards committee 1985-1987). Member National Audubon Society (president 1965-1966), Retired Faculty University Florida Inc.
(president 2004-2005), Rotary (Paul Harris fellow), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi (eminent engineer), Alpha Nu Sigma (president 1981-1983), Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi, Epsilon Lambda Chi.
Married Sandra Jean Blair, April 22, 1962. Children: Heather Jean Allen, Holly Lynn Welty.