I received a BS in Electrical Engineering in 1975 and a MS in Electrical Engineering in 1976. I spent 4 years in the Air Force in an engineering capacity in development of F-16 Avionics. 12 years in developing small, lightweight guidance systems for anti-tank and missile intercepter missiles, including FPGA and ASIC projects in VHDL and Verilog. 7 years in the development of synthesizable Arm cores and x86 math instruction microcode. 6 years in development of high speed networking interface ASICs using VHDL. 3 years as an independent consultant teaching VHDL based logic synthesis.