Bachelor of Science, North Texas State University, 1953. Master of Science, North Texas State University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1959.
Research engineer, University of California-Berkeley, 1955-1957; assistant professor, Northwestern University, 1959-1962; associate professor, Northwestern University, 1962-1967; professor сivil engineering, Northwestern University, 1967-1974; professor biological science, Northwestern University, 1969-1974; L. Drew Betz professor ecology, Drexel U., 1975-1983; professor сivil engineering, Drexel U., since 1983; head сivil engineering department, Drexel U., 1983-1987. Consultant water pollution and wastewater treatment Office of Drinking Water, Environmental Protection Agency, 1986-1991, P.R. Aquaduct and Sewer Authority, 1991, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., 1991-1992, Delaware County (Pennsylvania) Regional Authority, 1992, environmental enforcement division unites states department Justice, 1993-1996, Ductile IronPipe Research Association, 1994, Smith & Loveless, Inc., 1994-1995.
Member technical advisory committee on water resources Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission, 1968-1974. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Association Environmental Engineering Professors (director 1970-1976, vice president 1974, president 1975), American Water Works Association, Water Pollution Control Federation, American Society Microbiology, The International Environmetrics Society (director since 1994), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.
Children— Phylis, Victoria (deceased), Wesley, Susan, Gordon.