BS Engineering, University of Illinois, 1969
MS Engineering, University of Illinois, 1973
Master of Liberal Arts, University of Chicago, 1995

Fluent in Russian and Portuguese


Consulting engineer at Sargent & Lundy, an engineering firm specializing in design of nuclear power plant facilities and fossil electrical generating stations.


Manager of Engineering at Byron Rall & Associates, a consulting engineering firm providing services to the nuclear power and process plant industries.


President and founder of GDS Associates, a firm providing consulting engineering services to nuclear power plants, both in the US and Brazil, fossil fuel generating stations, processing plants and petrochemical facilities.


President and founder of GDS Services, an international consulting firm specialized in developing business for companies interested in expanding their footprint in emerging markets, specifically the BRIC countries: Brazil and Russia.