Bachelor of Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1943; Master of Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1949.
Member of faculty, University of California at Berkeley, since 1946;
professor сivil engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 1963-1987;
professor emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, since 1987;
assistant dean College Engineering, University California at Berkeley, 1963-1972;
acting dean, University of California at Berkeley, 1972-1973;
director state technical services program for California, University of California, 1965-1968;
secretary academic senate, University of California, 1988-1989;
visiting professor, National U. Mexico, summer 1965;
visiting professor, Polish Academy Science, 1976, 88;
visiting professor, U. Cairo, 1978;
senior Queen's fellow in marine science, Australia, 1977;
consultant to government and industry, since 1946. Chairman United States committee for international committee oceanic resources, member marine bd.Nat. Academy Engineering, 1975-1981.
President International Engineering Committee on Oceanic Resources, 1972-1975, honorary member, 1988. Member coastal engineering research board Department Army, 1974-1985. Member IDOE advisory panel National Science Foundation, 1974-1977, Governor California Advisory Commission Ocean Resources, 1967, California Advisory Commision on Marine and Coastal Resources, 1967-1973, Tsunami Technology Advisory Council, Hawaii, 1964-1966.
United States delegate United States-Japan cooperative science programs, 1964, 65.
Vice president, board directors American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, 1988-1995, director emeritus, since 1995. Member National Research Council committee on Beach Nourishment and Protection, 1992-1995. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946.
Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member National Academy of Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary, distinguished members 2008, chairman executive committee waterways, harbors, coastal engineering division 1974-1975, vice chairman coastal engineering research council 1964-1978, chairman 1978-1992, chairman task committee wave forces on structures 1960-1967, chairman committee on coastal engineering 1970-1971, Research prize 1962, Moffatt-Nichol Coastal Engineering award 1978, International Coastal Engineering award 1985), Japan Society Civil Engineers (honorary), River Deltas and Low Land Coastlines (Alexandria, Egypt) (honorary chairman 1st international conference on coastal zone management 2010, Distinguished Diplomate coastal engineering, Aad. Coastal, Ocean, Port & Navigation Engineering since 2010), Sigma Xi.
Married Anne Pearce, December 10, 1948. Children: John M., Carol E., Diana L.