Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Minnesota, 1982.
Research engineer Chevron Oil Field Research, La Habra, California, 1982—1989. Assistant professor department petroleum and geosystems engineering University Texas, Austin, Texas, 1989—1995, associate professor department petroleum and geosystem engineering, 1995—2001, professor department petroleum and geosystems engineering, 2001—2006. Chair reservoir engineering Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, since 2006.
Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Society Petroleum Engineers (editor, Distinguished Faculty Achievement award 2002, Distinguished member 2007).
Married Janice A. Rossen, July 24, 1976.