Bachelor of Science, University Notre Dame, 1965. Master of Science, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, 1972.
Faculty department architecture University Notre Dame, Rome, 1971. Faculty department civil engineering University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1972—1976, professor, chairman department civil engineering, 1976—1982. Director Water Center, 1980—1982.
Professor chairman department civil engineering University Nebraska, Lincoln, since 1982, consultant industry and government, since 1974. Editorial advisory board member Journal of Hydrology, since 1987. Member Zoning Board Review, S. Kingston, Rhode Island, 1978—1982.
Lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1965-1967, VietNam.
Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers (department heads council since 1990). Member: Accreditation Board Engineering and Technology (engineering accreditation comsn. since 1993), American Geophysical Union, American Society Engineering Educators (director civil engineering division 1990-1993).
Married Carolyn Young Kelly, September 9, 1967. 1 child Susanna.