University of RI (Electrical Engineeri)
I have been interested in the sciences since I was a child, especially electricity and electronics. When I was twelve years old I built an analog to digital converter from plans in an electronics magazine. At that time, the phrase "personal computer" was unknown. I graduated high school with grades good enough to receive a 3 year partial scholarship for college. I went to a state college (Rhode Island) and graduated with high distinction in electrical engineering. I took some courses as advanced as quantum electro-dynamics.
At one of my jobs, a small company that modified video cameras for specific purposes, I tutored a co-worker, who grew up in Africa, in electronics, some American history, and business law. I was a member of the Air Force, 5 years active plus 10 more reserve, got out as a major. While in the reserves, I was attached to a naval reserve unit. Another member, who was a professional teacher, asked me to teach the other unit members basic electronics and radio theory. In general, I believe I am knowledgeable in electronics, physics, chemistry and technical writing. I enjoy being able to educate other people. I am a friendly, ordinary type of person, I was lucky to get a good education, mainly because I applied myself to learning.
In school, I don't remember ever getting less than an A in subjects like algebra, geometry, calculus, differential and integral math. I always good at physics, much of which has its foundations in math.
For my active years in the Air Force, I worked at the Electronic Warfare Center mostly in the department of electronic warfare equipment simulation, for the identification of signals causing improper equipment responses. My last year was in the office of Studies and Analysis, where I developed an objective method for evaluating the comparative operational capabilities of a group of radar warning receivers, in two weeks. The department had been trying to do this for the past two years.
I also worked seven years for the world's largest manufacturer of military flight simulators, in the Air Force tactics department. I was considered to be an expert at electronic warfare equipment and threat environment simulation.
I strive to be an organized worker with a good sense of priorities, believe in teaching by example, when possible. I know the importance of teaching at an easy to understand level. I have been interested in the sciences since I was a child, especially electricity and electronics. When I was twelve years old I built an analog to digital converter from plans in an electronics magazine. At that time, the phrase "personal computer" was unknown. I graduated high school with grades good enough to receive a 3 year partial
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