Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with honors, University Minnesota, 1948. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Wisconsin, 1964. PhDEE, University Missouri, 1969.
Engineer, Schlumberger Well Survey Corporation, Texas, 1948-1957; research technologist, Mobil Research and Development Corporation, Texas, 1958-1961; research engineer, United Aircraft Research laboratories, Connecticut, 1965; staff specialist, Remote Sensing Institute, South Dakot, 1969-1971; assistant professor electrical engineering, South Dakot State University, 1969-1974; associate director Engineering Experiment Station, South Dakot State University, 1973-1977; professor electrical engineering, South Dakot State University, 1974-1979; consultant, Mankato State University, 1980; principal engineer, Sperry Univac, 1981-1985; professor electrical engineering, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1985-1995; professor emeritus, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, since 1995. Consultant Control Data Corporation, 1977-1980, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, 1971-1973, United States Air Force Office Science Research, Florida, 1976, NCR-Comten, 1988-1990, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, 1991-1992, Ontrack Computer Sys., 1993-1997. Project director, consultant National Science Foundation, 1973-1980, 87-89.
Board of directors Eden Prairie Board Education, Minnesota, 1982-1985, National Storage Industry Consortium, since 1995. With Civil Engineering, Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, life), American Society Engineering Educators, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu.
Married Barbara Jeanne Fagerlie, 1958. Children– Patricia Suzanne, Daniel Alfred, Steven Robert.