Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, 1954. Master of Science, Ohio State University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Alfred University, 1959.
Senior scientist AFWAL Materials Lab, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, 1976—1977, acting chief, metals nd ceramics division, 1977—1978, chief scientist, 1978—1982. Special assistant to deputy, technical Assistant Secretary Air Force, Washington, 1982—1983. Chief metals & ceramics division AFWAL Materials Lab, Dayton, since 1983.
Fellow: American Ceramic Society. Member: New York Academy of Sciences, American Physical Society.
Married Joan Judith Harnett, August 24, 1958. Children: Mitchell Matthew, Eric Michael, Mark David, Daniel Elan.