Student, Valparaiso University, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1954. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (General Electric fellow), Northwestern University, 1955.
Doctor of Philosophy (Royal Cabell fellow), Northwestern University, 1960.
Department head Ford Aeronutronic, 1960-1963. Associate professor aerospace engineering, laboratory director Purdue University, 1963-1969. Professor aerospace engineering Georgia Institute of Technology, 1969.
Chief scientist Atlantic Research Corporation, 1969-1972. Head ocean monitoring and control, chief advanced concepts technical Defense Advanced Research Research Projects Agency, 1972-1975. Staff scientist Physical Dynamics, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1975-1977.
Vice president Operations Research, Inc., Silver Spring, Maryland, 1977. Deputy assistant secretary of navy for research and advanced technical and concepts Department Navy, Washington, 1977-1980. Senior vice president ORI, Inc., Silver Spring, Maryland, 1980-1989.
Executive vice president Arete Associates, Arlington, Virginia, 1989-1990. Staff vice president undersea warfare General Dynamics Corps., 1990-1992. Consultant, since 1993.
Married Arlene Diana Bieniasz, January 7, 1956 (deceased March 1986). Children: Terrence, David, Mark. Married Susan Annette Vee, February 10, 1987.