Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, Ohio State University, 1951. Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1963.
Instructor industrial engineering Ohio State University, Columbus, 1958-1959. Assistant professor, research associate New York University, 1959-1964. Chief accident research division Bureau Labor Statistics, United States Department Labor, Washington, 1964-1967.
Director manpower development division National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department Transportation, 1967-1980. Chief scientist Office of Program and Demonstration Evaluation, 1980-1984. Program analyst Office of Occupant Protection, 1984-1987, program analyst evaluation staff, 1987-1990, chairman science and technical information advisory board, 1984-1991.
Consultant safety program evaluation Industrial Commission Ohio, 1959. Instructor Johns Hopkins University, 1984—1991, University Maryland, 1991—1992. Planning and administration transportation safety member Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences.
Member executive committee Related Accreditation Commission, from 1994. Accreditation board Engineering and Technology, Inc., from 1994. Captain United States Air Force, 1951-1957.
Region 8 representative to board trustees E. Coast Conference, 1986—1992. Trustee, church chairman Evangelical Covent Church, 1976—1980, 1984—1988. Fellow: American Society Safety Engineers (director, vice president research and technical development, president 1977-1978, chairman academy accreditation council 1978-1997, chairman professional and educational standards committee since 1997, fellow review board 1980-1988, President's award 1996).
Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Safety Council (chairman research proejcts committee 1973-1978, member executive committee industrial conference 1977-1978, Distinguished Service award 1989), Society Risk Analysis, American National Standards Institute (member standards committee), Veterans Safety, Evaluation Research Society, Systems Safety Society, Human Factors Society, American Institute Industrial Engineers, American Society Safety Research (trsutee), Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Pi Mu.
Married Mary Jo Edman, January 19, 1952 (divorced 1981). Children: James Timothy, Jennifer Lynn. Married Loma D. Lundberg, September 24, 1988.
Stepchildren: David Murphy, Christine Walls, Janelle McCrea.