Dr. Bass is born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Leland Ellsworth and Isabelle Frances Bass.
Dr. Bass receives a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.
Dr. Bass receives a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.
Dr. Bass receives a Doctor of Philosophy in electrical engineering from Purdue University and begins his career as a professor of electrical engineering.
Dr. Bass serves as a consultant for Magnavox in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Dr. Bass serves as a consultant for Admiral Corporation in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Bass serves as a consultant for Kimball International in Jasper, Indiana.
Dr. Bass serves as a consultant for the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Bass serves as vice president of the Circuits and System Society of IEEE.
Dr. Bass serves as a rescue officer with the Stockwell Volunteer Fire Department.
Dr. Bass serves as a consultant for METS Inc. in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Dr. Bass serves as a consultant for Tektronix, Inc. in Wilsonville, Oregon.
Dr. Bass becomes a full professor of electrical and computer engineering at George Mason University, and serves as the principal engineer at the Mitre Corporation.
Dr. Bass becomes a professor of computer science and engineering and a department chairman at the University of Notre Dame.
Dr. Bass founds and serves as co-owner of St. John Condos, LLC.
Dr. Bass serves as a theology teacher at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church.