Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1950. Master of Science, University Idaho, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Idaho, 1981.
Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1957.
Engineer, General Electric, Richland, Washington, 1951-1954, 57-60; supervisor reactor fuels, General Electric, 1960-1963; manager process and reactor development, General Electric, 1963-1965; manager research and engineering, General Electric, 1965; manager for research and engineering, Douglas United Nuclear Company, Richland, 1969-1971; assistant director, Battelle Seattle Research Center, 1969-1971; executive director, Battelle Seattle Research Center, 1971-1975; director, Battelle Pacific N.W. laboratories, Richland, 1975-1979; corporation director multicomponent operations, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio., 1979-1988; director Battelle Edition and Training Business, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio., 1988-1990; vice president, Battelle Memorial Institute, 1975-1990; liaison officer, Lawrence Livermore (California) National Laboratory, 1990-1991; special assistant laboratory affairs, University of California, Oakland, 1992-1996.
Member advisory board College Engineering, University Idaho, Moscow, 1974-1983, 85-91, chairman advisory board, 1988-1991, 96—. Member visiting committee College Engineering, University Washington, 1974-1983. Adjunct professor graduate level Idaho State University College Engineering, since 1998, member advisory council, since 1999.
Member governor's advisory council Department Commerce and Economic Development, 1975-1979. Member Washington State Council Postsecondary Education, 1977-1979. Chairman board trustees Columbia Basin College, 1967-1969.
Board directors N.W.Coll., University Association for Science, 1976-1979. Vice president, trustee, member executive committee Pacific Science Center Foundation. Trustee, member executive committee Columbus Symphony Orchestra, 1980-1984.
Trustee Ohio Wesleyan University, 1987-1991. Board directors Idaho State Civic Symphony, since 1999, president, 2000-2001. Member Governor's Science and Technology Council for Idaho, since 1999.
Member advisory board Natural Heritage Center, 1998—2002. Board directors University Idaho Foundation, 1996-2002. Chairman Mayor's Science Advisory Council, Pocatello, Idaho.
Fellow American Institute of Electrical Engineers (chairman communications committee management division 1981-1987, program evaluator and member Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology engineering accreditation commission 1989-1996). Member American Nuclear Society, Ohio Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi (Jerome Bigalow award), Pi Lambda Upsilon.
Married Shirley Ann Ball, June 23, 1951. Children: Leslie Ann, Julie Lynn, Pamela Lee.