Bachelor of Science in Physics, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1999.
Postdoctoral fellow Massachusetts General Hospital, Northeast Proton Therapy Center, 1999—2001. Member faculty Isik University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2002—2005. Computer programmer International Bilgisayar ve Danismanlik, Balikesir, Turkey, since 2006.
Married Lisa Blanchard, August 9, 1997. Children: Kirsti, Peter.