Master of Science in Forest Products, Louisiana State University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Wood Science and Technology, Forestry, Michigan State University, 1969.
Laboratory director, Pope and Talbot, Inc., Oakridge, Oregon, 1962-1967;
assistant professor wood science, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1969-1974;
associate professor, University of Illinois, 1974-1980;
professor, University of Illinois, since 1980. Senior Fulbright scholar, Federal Republic Germany. Consultant to industry.
External examiner U. Ibadan, Nigeria. Expert witness.
Member American Society for Testing and Materials, Forest Products Society, American Chemical Society, Society Wood Science and Technology, American Railway Engineering Association, International Research on Wood Preservation Society, German Wood Technology Society, ready reckoner Tie Association, Tropical Forestry Association, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry, American Wood Preservatives Association, National Forensic Center, Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta, Xi Sigma Pi.
Married Ai-Yu Kuo, July 17, 1965. Children— Eugenia, Andrew E.