PhD in Chemistry from Va Tech.Worked at Ciba-Geigy and besides the chemistry stuff, became interested in computers, ray tracing and animation. Wrote a book on it. Left there and obtained a Masters in Computer Science from UNCG. Joined a local manufacturing company and wrote software and built circuits to support making Magnetic and RFID mass transit tickets. Was given time off for good behavior and now enjoy riding my bike, photographing wildlife and toying with mathematical constructs.