Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1969. Master of Science, University Missouri, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1979.
Structural engineer Brown & Root Inc., Houston, 1969-1970. Assistant professor engineering Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1979-1985, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg, Middletown, since 1985.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman structural technical group 1987-1990, director Center Pennsylvania section since 1990), Acoustical Society of America, American Society Engineering Education.
Married Rebecca Baker, April 9, 1983. Children: Galestan, Hendrick.