- Ph.D., 1969, Astronautics, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
- M.S., 1965, Astronautics, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
- B.S., 1964, Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
1993-2002, Department Head, Aerospace & Ocean Engineering and Director, Multidisciplinary Analysis and Design (MAD) Center for Advanced Vehicles, 1982-present, Professor, 1989-1993, Associate Dept. Head, Aerospace & Ocean Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; 1980-1981, Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York; 1973-1980, Head, Theoretical Aerodynamics Laboratory, Research Department, Grumman Aerospace Corporation and 1968-1973, Advanced Development Eng., Propulsion Section, Grumman Aerospace Corporation.
University Service in Faculty Senate, University Council, Commission on Faculty Affairs, Engineering Faculty Organization and several committees and taskforces prior to 1990, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; AIAA Associate Fellow, 1992-1995 Associate Editor for AIAA Journal, AIAA; 1993-1996 Fluid Dynamics Technical Committee, Technical Chair 12th AIAA CFD Conference, 1997 - present, MDO Technical Committee; SIAM; ASEE; APS.