Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1955; Master of Science, Master of Arts, University Texas, Austin, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Austin, 1962.
Engineer Standard Oil Corporation California, Los Angeles, 1955-1962. Research engineer E.I. DuPont Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1962-1964. From assistant professor to professor chemical engineering Arizona State University, 1964-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000, Graduate College Distinguished Research professor, 1984-1985.
Consultant air pollution, fluid dynamics. Member Phoenix Air Quality Maintenance Area Task Force, 1976-1977.
Served to captain Mediterranean Shipping Company United States Army Reserve, 1956-1958. Fellow American Institute Chemical Engineers (chairman Arizona section 1978-1979), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Arizona-Nevada Academy of Sciences (correspondent secretary 1981-1988, president-elect 1988-1989, president 1989-1990). Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, Arizona Council Engineering and Science Associations (chairman 1980-1981), Society Rheology, American Society Engineering Education, American Academy Mechanics, National Association State Academies Science (member-at-large board directors), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Sarah Ayres, June 3, 1962. Children— Jenny, Daniel.