Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1963; Master of Science, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1970.
Engineer, General Motors Corporation, Milwaukee, 1963-1966;
senior research engineer, General Motors Corporation, Indianapolis, 1969-1971;
assistant professor general engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1971-1975;
associate professor general and mechanic engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1975-1981;
professor general and mechanic engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, since 1981;
co-director managing engineering program, College Engineering, Urbana, 1986-1989;
head department general engineering, College Engineering, Urbana, 1987-1998;
coordinator program in technical and business, College Engineering, Urbana, 1995-1998. Senior visitor U. Cambridge (England), 1978. Consultant Zurn Industries, 1974-1983.
Staff consultant Sargent & Lundy, Engineers, 1977, 79. Consultant-evaluator commission on institutions of higher education North Ctl. Association, since 1983.
Consultant industrial firm on machine dynamics, optimization and tribology. National Science Foundation trainee, 1968-1969. National Aeronautics and Space Administration/American Society for Engineering Education summer faculty fellow, 1974-1975.
Member Board Education St. Matthews Parish Roman Catholic Church, Champaign, 1981-1984. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (life. Chairman design engineering division 1979-1980, technical editor Journal Vibration, Acoustics, Stress and Reliability in Design, 1984-1989, member board on communications 1989-1993, 96-00, member committee on finance and investment 1999-1904).
Member American Society Engineering Education, Urbana Rotary Club (president 2008-2009), Rotary, Sigma Xi, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Sharon Ann Silverwood, June 10, 1967. Children: Christine Elizabeth, Carolyn Danielle, Anne Marie.