Born in Staten Island, New York.
Receives a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.
Receives a Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin.
Receives a Doctor of Philosophy in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin.
Becomes an engineer for the American Oil Company.
Becomes an engineer for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Marries Barbara Ickes.
Becomes director of the National Exposure Research Laboratory for the EPA.
Serves as acting assistant administrator of research and development at the National Exposure Research Laboratory.
Receives a Thank You letter from President Bill Clinton.
Becomes director of the National Center for Environmental Research for the EPA.
Is appointed director of the EPA. He also serves as an Earth Observation Executive and Office of Science advisor.
Becomes an executive and director of the Office of Research and Development of the EPA.
Serves as acting director of the Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center of the EPA.
Becomes Rockefeller 100 RC Partnership Lead for the EPA.
Is presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.
Retires from the EPA.