Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Cornell University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Syracuse University, 1978.
Research associate microbiology, University Texas, Austin, 1978-1981; biochemist, Research and Development Department, Texaco, Inc., Beacon, New York, 1981-1990; group leader analytical, Research and Development Department, Texaco, Inc., Beacon, New York, since 1990.
Member American Society for Testing and Materials (commission on petroleum products and lubricants), American Chemical Society.
Married Mary Ellen Stafford, August 27, 1972. Children: Megan, Brett, Caitlin.