Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1932; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1940; General Education Board fellow, University of Chicago, 1940-1941.
Association science, New College Teachers College, Columbia, 1932-1935;
associate, New College Community, 1937-1938;
instructor natural science, Stephens College, 1939-1942;
physicist, Naval Ordnance Laboratory, 1942-1944;
training director, Naval Ordnance Laboratory, 1944-1946;
chief science education branch, Office Naval Research, 1946;
adviser science personnel, President' Science Research Board, 1947;
adviser science personnel, Atomic Energy Commission, 1947-1950;
manpower specialist, secretary science manpower advising committee, NSRB, 1950-1951;
consultant, NSRB, 1953;
director atomic project, Monsanto Chemical Company, 1951-1955;
Chairman of the Board, Internuclear Company, Clayton, Missouri, 1955-1959;
president, Internuclear Company, 1955-1960;
professor nuclear engineering, Purdue University, 1960-1978;
head School Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 1960-1973;
director Energy Engineering Center, Purdue University, 1973-1978;
professor emeritus, Purdue University, 1978-1988;
acting director Coal Research Laboratory, Purdue University, 1977-1978;
associate director engineering experiment station, Purdue University, 1960-1961;
director engineering experiment station, Purdue University, 1961-1968;
also vice president Purdue Research Foundation, Purdue University, 1961-1962. Chairman council Association Midwest Universities, 1964-1965. Chairman nuclear engineering education committee Associate Midwest Universities, 1964-1965.
Trustee, Executive Committee Argonne Universities Association, 1965-1972, president, 1966-1972. Director Atomic Industrial Forum, 1968-1974. Chairman Great Lakes-Great Plains advisory council, 1973-1974.
Consultant commission on specialized personnel ODM, 1951-1963, member committee manpower resources, 1953. Consultant National Science Foundation, 1952-1957, Atomic Energy Commission, 1964-1968, Atomic Energy Commission Fellowship Board, 1964-1966, Select Committee Government Research, House of Representatives, 1964-1965, President's Committee Scientists and Engineers, 1956-1958, Department of State, 1957, New York University planning international activities, 1958-1959. Member Commision on Survey of Dentistry.
Chairman atomic energy panel Engineers Joint Council, 1956-1958. Ex-officio member Indiana Governor's Energy Committee, 1973-1976. Member Congressmen Landgrebe'sEnergy Crisis Study Commission, 1973-1974.
Member panel National Academy Sciences forKorea-United States Joint Committee for Science Cooperation, 1973. Member Executive Committee Indiana Governor's Energy Committee, 1974-1978. Member ad hoc panel on mechanisms for providing science advice to State Indiana, 1974-1976.
Chairman Indiana Select Committee on Energy Research and Development, 1977. Director United States National Committee World Energy Conference, 1977-1979. Member of advisory board Schnurmacher Institute Vision Research, State University of New York/State College Optometry, 1983-1986.
Consultant Commonwealth Edison Company, 1978-1979.
Trustee Optometric Center New York, 1986-1988. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Nuclear Society (director 1963-1966, member executive committee aerospace division 1963-1965), American Society for Engineering Education (chairman atomic energy education committee 1953-1957, chairman committee on space engineering 1962-1966, chairman graduate studies division 1965-1966), United States Chamber of Commerce (national defense committee 1953-1959, committee on commercial uses atomic energy 1959-1962, committee on new frontiers of technical 1960-1963), American Nuclear Society, American Society Engineering Education, Indiana Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.
Married Eleanor Ritchie, April 25, 1936 (divorced). 1 child, Cameron; married Evelyne Schanze, May 22, 1959. Stepchildren— Jacques le Sourd, Liliane Maginot.