Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1954; AeroE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957.
Research engineer aeronautical engineering department Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1952-1957. Dynamics group engineer North America Aviation, Columbus, Ohio, 1957-1960. Engineer manager Boeing Company, Seattle, 1960-1990.
Consultant Mercer Island, Washington, since 1990. Member space shuttle design criteria working group National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1970. Member panel Radio Technology Commission Aeronautical, 1980-1981.
Member panel Naval Research Advisory Committee, 1990. Lecturer in field.
Loaned executive United Good Neighbor Fund, King County, Washington, 1968. Regional chair alumni fund doctor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970, member educational county, 1974-1977. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954-1956.
Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate). Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Sigma Gamma Tau.
Married Phyllis Bilgrad, June 14, 1964. Children: Deborah Anne, Elizabeth Ellen.