Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, University Southern California, 1955. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Southern California, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Kensington University, 1979.
Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles. Postgraduate, Air Commissioned and Staff College Air University, 1971. Postgraduate, National Security Management Industrial College Armed Forces, 1973.
Postgraduate, Air War College Air University, 1979.
Engineer Steam Design and Construction Los Angeles Department Water and Power, 1955-1958. Senior research engineer Marquardt Corporation, Van Nuys, California, 1958-1962. Staff engineer Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, 1962-1966.
Staff engineer to office of vice president, chief scientist United Aircraft Corporation, Redondo Beach, 1966-1968. Manager research Mattel Corporation, Hawthorne, 1968-1971. Director engineering Swimquip subsidiary Marley Company and Fluid Filtration Systems, El Monte, 1971-1981.
President Rowley International, Inc., Palos Verdes Estates, since 1981. Lecturer University of California at Los Angeles. Governor, chairman code committee California Spa and Pool Industry Energy Codes and Legislation Council.
Member Governor's task force on transportation, California, 1967-1968. Member swimming pool, spa, solar energy code committees Served to lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1958, brigadier general Reserve. Fellow International Oceanographic Foundation (life).
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Aviation Hall of Fame (charter patron, president Los Angeles chapter), National Spa and Pool Institute (technical council), California Spa and Pool Industry Legislative Council, National Swimming Pool Foundation (board directors), Aquatic Products Research Institute (board directors), Society Plastics Engineers (senior ), National Association Corrosion Engineers (sustaining), National Sanitary Foundation (Spes Hominum award 1985), International Association Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (solar energy code committee), National Society Professional Engineers, California Society Professional Engineers, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, American Defense Preparedness Association (life), University Southern California School Engineering Alumni Association (past president, board directors), Reserve Officers Association (life), Air Force Association (life), University Southern California General Alumni Association (life), National Rifle Association (life), Air War College Alumni Association (life charter), Air Force Aid Society (life), National Eagle Scout Association (life), Archimedes Circle (charter), Eyre Associates (charter), National Engineering Council (certified single and multi-engine commercial instrument pilot, flight instructor, commercial helicopter pilot), Phi Sigma Kappa (life). Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).
Married Ruth Ann Adrian, March 25, 1961. Children: Christopher N., Heidi Annual.