At Princeton, he was active in the Math Club and the Fine Hall Tea Club. After Princeton Robert earned a master’s degree in mathematics from Georgetown University. He was elected to the national honorary mathematics fraternity Pi Mu Epsilon.
From the mid-1960s through 1980, he worked at the National Biomedical Research Foundation. Then in the 1980s, he worked for COMSAT Laboratories, and moved to Gaithersburg. He retired from COMSAT in the mid-1990s.
Robert enjoyed reading, walking, and traveling. He also served at his local church, which he attended weekly. He was a devoted and caring Christian, father, and husband.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Julie. His wife, Helena, predeceased him in the early 2000s.