Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Rutger's University, 1974. Master of Science, Rutger's University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutger's University, 1987.
Project manager Chase Chemical, Newark, 1974-1975, manager gelatin production, 1975. Scientist Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceutical, Summit, 1975-1981, research scientist, 1982-1983, senior research scientist, 1984-1988, senior staff scientist, 1988-1990, 1988-1990, manager solid dosage forms, 1991-1994, assistant director, 1995-1996. Assistant director pharmaceutical development Novartis Pharmaceutical, East Hanover, since 1997.
General chairman Eastern Pharmaceutical Technology Meeting, Summit, 1986-1988. Team leader construction Chemical Industries Basel CARIBE, Puerto Rico, 1990. Presenter in field.
Member International Society Pharmaceutical Engineering (chairman 1996-1998, Committee of Year award 1997, chairman SUPAC committee 1996-1998).
Married Mary Louise Fennell, September 8, 1979. Children: William Francis, Mary Regina.