- B. Engineering Physics with distinction - Cornell University (1960).
- Ph.D., Biophysics - Harvard University (1968). Thesis: "Radiationless Transitions and Fluorescence Yields." Directed by Professor Martin Gouterman (Chemistry Department, Harvard University).
- Postdoctoral - Quantum Chemistry Group, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden (1967-1969), with Professor Per-Olov Löwden (Uppsala) and Professor Inga Fischer-Hjalmars (Theoretical Physics Institute, Stockholm).
- Postdoctoral - Biochemistry Division, University of Illinois, Urbana (1969-1970), with Professor Gregorio Weber.
- Professor - Departments of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio (1980-Present), Chair of the Chemistry Department (1999-2004).
- Other Positions: Visiting Scientist, Monell Chemical Senses Center, University of Pennsylvania (Spring, 1973); Visiting Professor, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Stockholm University (1978-79); Visiting Scientist, Chemistry Department, University of Washington (Summer, 1981); Visiting Scholar, Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida (Winter, 1986); Visiting Scholar, Chemistry Department, University of California at San Diego (1986-87); Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University (Fall, 2004), Visiting Scholar, Chemistry Department, University of California, San Diego (Winter, 2005).; External Fellow, , Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University (2004-present)
Developing probabilistic stochastic cellular automata models that simulate the evolution of a variety of complex physical and chemical systems, using computer-based methods to find relationships between the structures of molecules and their physical, chemical, and biological properties.