Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1950. Master of Science, University Minnesota, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1960.
Doctor of Science (honorary), University Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1969.
Research assistant, University of Minnesota, 1950-1952;
research engineer, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1952-1960;
from. instructor to professor electrical and computing engineering, Syracuse University, 1954-1979;
professor electrical engineering, U. Vermont, Burlington, 1979-1995;
professor emeritus electrical engineering and materials science, U. Vermont, Burlington, since 1995;
director materials science program, U. Vermont, 1981-1991. Fulbright-Hayes professor of University Madrid, 1960-1961, U. Sao Paulo, 1967-1969. Consultant to government and industry.
Consultant United Nations Development Program, 1980-1992, Organization of American States, 1988,91, 93.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member American Association of University Professors, American Physical Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Claire Louise Petersen, September 15, 1951. Children: Gretchen, Betty Lise, Karl.