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  • Degree of Engineer, Applied Mechanics, Stanford University, 1964
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1960
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri, Rolla, 1959
Professional Experience
  • 2007-Present, Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Utah
  • 2006-Present, Senior Advisor – Schlumberger
  • 1970-2006, TerraTek, Inc., Chairman/President/Chief Executive Officer
  • 1967-1970, General Motors Technical Center, Department Head
  • 1964-1967, GM Defense Research Laboratory, Santa Barbara, Ca
  • 1959-1962, Westinghouse Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh
Awards/Affiliations (partial)
  • Member, National Academy of Engineers
  • Fellow, American Rock Mechanics Association
  • National Research Council / National Academy of Sciences Committee on Destruction of Non-Stockpile Chemical Weapons
  • US Department of Defense, Archiving of Nuclear Structures Testing
  • US Department of Transportation / National Research Council, Committee on Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis Program
  • Chairman, U.S. National Committee for Rock Mechanics, NAS
  • Editor, Rock Mechanics
  • Editor, Experimental Mechanics
  • Member, National Research Council, Geophysics Research Board