Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1953. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1954.
Supervisor bearing technical, Svenska Kullagerfabriken Industries, Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, 1960-1968; manager analytical service, Svenska Kullagerfabriken Industries, Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, 1969-1971; director management information system, Svenska Kullagerfabriken Industries, Inc., Philadelphia, 1971-1973; director group information services, Svenska Kullagerfabriken Group Headquarters, Göteborg, Sweden, 1973-1977; general manager, Svenska Kullagerfabriken Specialty Brg. Division, Phla., 1977-1979; managing director, Svenska Kullagerfabriken Engineering and Research Center, Nieuwegien, The Netherlands, 1980-1984; vice president production technical and quality, Svenska Kullagerfabriken United States of America, Inc., King of Prussia, 1984-1987; vice president engineering and research, Medical Research Council Bearings, Jamestown, New York, 1987-1991; professor mechanic engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 1991. Construction engineering, State College, Pennsylvania, since 1991.
Chair Pennsylvania State Hillel, University Park, 1996. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chair tribology division 1992-1996). Member American Society Lubrication Engineering (W. Hodson award 1968, Deutsch award 1965).
Married Selma Bette Fine, June 6, 1954. Children: Philip Lee, Barbara Ann Harris Gordon.