Master of Science in Meteorology, California Institute of Technology, 1948, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1953.
Registered professional engineer, Louisiana Instructor, Michigan State University, 1949-1953, assistant professor, 1953-1955, associate professor mechanical engineering department 1955-1958. Professor, head mechanical engineering department Tulane University, New Orleans, 1958-1966. Professor, dean School Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 1966-1972.
Senior research associate Air Resources Laboratories, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1972-1974.
Senior scientist Institute for Energy Analysis, Oak Ridge Associate, Universities, Oak Ridge, since 1974.
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Senior Research associate National Research Council, 1972-1973. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Meteorology Society, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Eta Kappa Nu.
Married Maxene West. Young, November 14, 1944. Children– Jocelyn South., Cynthia G., John West., Daniel R. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, State University Iowa, 1947.