Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, 1951. Microsoft Security Essentials.E., Stanford University, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University Kansas, 1961.
Electronic scientist National Security Agency, Washington, 1952-1955. Professor electrical engineering, director electronics research laboratory University Kansas, Lawrence, 1955-1966. Science consultant, chief pulse and time domain section National Bureau Standards, Boulder, Colorado, 1966-1973, chief time domain metrology, senior scientist, 1975-1983, group leader field characterization group, 1984-1985.
Vice president Picosecond Pulse Labs, Inc., 1986-1990, scientific advisor, co-chair technical advisory board, since 1990. Consultant electrical engineer, since 1990. Professor, chairman department electrical engineering University Toledo, 1973—1975.
Professor electrical engineering University Colorado, Boulder, since 1966. Affiliate staff Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, 1990—2006. Distinguished lecturer, principal professor Center National d'Etudes des Telcom.
Summer School, Lanion, France, 1978. Distinguished lecturer Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 1982. Member faculty North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced Study Institute, Castelvecchio, Italy, 1983, International Radio Science Union/National Research Council.
Chairman International Intercomm. Group Waveform Measurements, 1981—1990, Commission A, 1985—1986. With United States Merchant Marine, 1943-1946, with United States Army, 1952-1955.
Assistant scoutmaster Longs Peak council Boy Scouts American, 1970—1973, 1975—1989. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life), International Science Radio Union. Member: Electromagnetic Academy, American Association Engineering Education (life), Instrumentation and Measurement Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (member administrative committee 1982-1984, editorial board transactions 1982-1986, Andrew H. Chi Best Technology Paper award 1984, Technology Leadership and Achievement award 1987), American Merchant Marine Veterans, Stanford University (life), University Kansas (life), California Polytechnic State University Alumni Association (life), United States Merchant Marine Veterans World World War II (life), American Radio Relay League Club (life), American Legion, Sigma Xi, Sigma Tau, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma.
Married Shirley D. Maxwell, July 20, 1968. Children: Norris Stanley, Vicki L., Vance W., Scott T.