Bachelor of Science, Black Hills State University, 1959; Master of Science, Temple University, 1963.
Professor, Willmar (Minnesota) State Junior College, 1963-1968; professor, Oregon Institute Technology, Klamath Falls, 1968-1973; director Geo-Heat Center, Oregon Institute Technology, Klamath Falls, since 1974.
Member Geothermal Resources Council, Geothermal Advisory Commission (chairman 1984-1989).
Married Donna Burkhand, 1958 (divorced 1980). Children: Michael, David, Jeffrey. Married Colleen Sue Cashen, August 15, 1981.