B.S. in Engineering, University of Michigan, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering - December, 1969
Over 37 years experience in the marine industry as both a consulting naval architect and marine engineer with the firm of Arthur D. Darden, Incorporated and as a design engineer with Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Incorporated.
Qualified as an expert in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering for United States District Courts in Louisiana and Florida, Parish Courts in the State of Louisiana and Civil District Court in Orleans Parish.
Adjunct Professor in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of New Orleans in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering since 1978. Courses taught: NAME 2151 - "Introduction to Marine Design & Construction" and NAME 2160 - "Form Calculations and Stability."
Past Chairman of the Gulf Section.
1989 Spring Meeting/Star Symposium of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
Past President of the Propeller Club of the United States, Port of New Orleans.
Member of the University of New Orleans, School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Industry Advisory Board.
Distinguished Service to the College of Engineering Award, 2004.
1993 Recipient of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers’ Centennial Medallion.