1978 B.S. Stanford University with Departmental honours
1979 M.S. Stanford University (J. P. Collman, J. I. Brauman)
1983 Ph.D. California Institute of Technolgy (R. H. Grubbs)
1983-84 Post-doctoral scholar, University of California, L.A.
1984-85 Post-doctoral fellow, American Cancer Society UCL
1996-present Program Officer, Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC
1999 - present Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon
2003, Outstanding Teacher of Science and Mathematics in Higher Education,Oregon Academy of Science.
2004-present, Acting Program Director, Organic and Macro-molec. Chem., National Science Foundation, Washington, DC