Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Robert College Engineering School, Istanbul, 1951. Master of Science, University Rochester, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1964.
Graduate assistant mechanical engineering University Rochester, 1951—1952. Designer Anstice Company, Rochester, 1952, Capital Plastics, Rochester, 1952—1953. Instructor University Rochester, 1953—1956, assistant professor, 1956—1960.
Instructor mechanical engineering Michigan State University, 1960—1961, 1963—1964. Associate professor mechanical engineering Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1964—1977, professor, since 1977. Coordinator graduate studies Georgia Institute of Technology School Mechanical Engineering.
Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (life, v.p region XI 1991-1994). Member Combustion Institute, Society Automotive Engineers (Ralph R. Teetor award 1987), Instrument Society American, American Society Engineering Education, American Association of University Professors, Order of Ahepa, Sigma Xi.
Married Elisabeth F.Megerle, August 28, 1954. Children: North. John, Peter East., Christina East. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Robert College.