Dr J is an athlete, former professor (nuclear engineering at the U of OK), former USA Director of the Triathlon Federation, and winner of 6 races (overall, not just age group) after the age of 40 (you know, when body parts start to fall off!) including the Double Ironman, The Ultraman, and the Ironbutt. He has coauthored 2 books on energy, Energy Alternatives and Our Energy Future. He has written for Trail Runner magazine for several years. He types while enjoying the canyon views and nature sounds (including the screaming mountain lion!) in an off-the-grid, energy efficient house (passive solar with solar electric) – lovingly and laboriously built by yours truly. In the foothills of the Colorado Rockies. He has a BA in Physics / Russian and PhD in engineering.