Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1950. Master of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1954.
With Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Buffalo, 1954-1967, principal engineer, 1961-1963, staff scientist, 1963-1967. Professor electrical engineering North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1967-1981. Director geoscience division Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, from 1981.
Consultant in field.
Served with United States Army, 1944-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Geophysical Union, Optical Society of America, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu.
Married Joan C. Cruthers, September 6, 1954. Children: Peter, Amanda, Timothy.