Engineer; University professor of engineering. Born– October 15, 1942,   Roanoke. Married–Mary.  Children–two. Education– Auburn University, B.S., 1966; M.S., 1972; Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Ph.D., 1975. Served as an officer/combat engineer in the U. S. Air Force in Vietnam, 1966-71.  Awarded the Bronze Star for his service.  Taught at Mississippi State University, 1975-76; at the University of Colorado, 1976-79; at Auburn University, 1979-2012. Dean of the College of Engineering, 2000-2012.  Author of more than one hundred publications.  Received awards as outstanding alumnus at VPI and Auburn (2012).  Named to State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame, 2013.  Named Dean Emeritus on his retirement at Auburn in 2012.


Files at Alabama Public Library Service; Auburn University website; Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame website..


Biological Process Design for Wastewater Treatment. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice, 1980.

Process Chemistry for Water and Wastewater Treatment. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice, 1982.

Sensitivity Analysis for an Activated Sludge Model Which Considers Toxicant Concentration. Auburn, Ala.; Water Resources Research Institute, Auburn University, 1984.

Treatment Plant Hydrolics for Environmental Engineers. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice, 1984.