Attended superior schools.*
Scientist AND engineer (electrooptical physicist) in NYC and Boston regions, designing medical instrumentation including laser eye surgery, radiation dosimeter for hospitals; oil-well spectroscopy; aerospace (automatic celestial navigation systems; miniaturized scanning interferometers including Surveyor III Lunar Lander), etc.
Second career in new microcomputer industry (1977-present, MMSFORTH and other software development, consulting).
Volunteer leadership in environment, open space, Lake Cochituate (history, present management, and future opportunities), environmental cancer studies, bicycle and pedestrian project design and implementation including Cochituate Rail Trail project and State-level policy issues.
Born in New York City.
Raised in the experimental garden community of Sunnyside Gardens, Queens, NYC:
|1960-1961||Hayden Planetarium in Manhattan, NYC (celestial navigation)|
|1959-1960||Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, NYC (graduate physics courses)|
|1956-1959||Queens College in Queens, NYC (Bachelor of Science in Physics, 1959)|
|1953-1954||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY (Physics)*|
|1948-1951||Brooklyn Technical High School* (College Preparatory) in Brooklyn, NYC|
|1947-1948||Junior High School 125 in Queens, NYC|
|1942-1947||Attended Hunter College Elementary School* in Manhattan, NYC
|1941-1942||Entered first kindergarten class of the new Hunter College
Elementary School in Manhattan (only student from Borough of Queens).
* Honor programs (highly competitive, NY State Science Scholarship, etc.)
Student jobs: Math Tutor, Sailing Instructor in summer camps, one year off as Assistant Civil Engineer on large NYC public-housing construction project.
|1977-||Miller Microcomputer Services, Natick, MA (Partner)
|1968-1977||Lake Cochituate Watershed Association, Natick, MA. (Executive Director)|
|1966-1972||Edgerton, Germeshausen and Grier (EG&G), Boston, MA and
Bedford, MA (Senior Scientist; infrared, lasers, optics for Atomic
Energy Commission projects; USAF survival training, high-altitude
flights over Pacific Ocean)
Engineering, Cambridge, MA, Staff Scientist (infrared systems, small
interferometers, fast-reading radiation dosimeters, rocket signature
analysis, laser applications, etc.)
|1960-1961||Kollsman Instrument Corporation, Queens, NYC (Advanced Research Dept.: infrared sensors; automatic celestial navigation systems, Canopus tracker)
|1959-1960||Polarad Electronics, Queens, NYC (Advanced Research Dept.: underwater detection systems, infrared sensors)
||Massachusetts Recreational Trail Advisory Board (MARTAB)
||Free, Open-Source Software (FOSS) User Group in Natick , Massachusetts
|2005-2011||Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (MABPAB)
|1997-2008||Natick Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (Chairman) - continued to serve as Associate Member and on Natick Cochituate Rail Trail Advisory Committee through 2011
|1997-1998||Natick Cancer Study Task Force (Chairman)|
|1993-||Restoration Advisory Board for U.S. Army Natick Laboratories/Soldier Systems Center in Natick, MA (CERCLA clean-up, including underground toxic plumes threatening Natick's well-water)|
|1982-||Cochituate State Park Advisory Committee (Member/Vice Chairman)|
||TRS-80 Users Group of Eastern Massachusetts (TRUGEM)
|1970s||1970s Walden Pond Reservation County Commission (planned restoration of Walden Pond Reservation and transfered it to State management)|
|1970s||1970s Natick Conservation Commission (Commissioner, Chairman)|
|1970s||1970s Natick Environmental Concerns Committee (Chairman)|
|1970s||1970s Road Salt Education/Reduction Project (succeeded with Mass. DPW, then State-wide by requiring water bills to report high Sodium levels)|
|1968-1970||Metropolitan Area Planning Council 20-year Sewer Study, 1970-1990|
|1968-1970||Metropolitan Area Planning Council 20-year Water Supply Study, 1970-1990|
|1968-1977||Lake Cochituate Watershed Association, Natick, MA.|