Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado in 1989. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering in 1993, also from the University of Colorado; his thesis involved the exploration of chaos and turbulence in simple weather/climate models.
Michael was employed by Seagate Technology as an engineer specializing in computational fluid mechanics between March 1998 and July 2007. He currently holds nineteen U.S. patents in the area of disk-drive head/disk mechanics, and he has co-authored several peer-reviewed journal articles.
Theodore Robert Olson
Rob received his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Arizona in 1989. He received his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Colorado in 1992 and 1996, respectively. Rob was employed by Raytheon Technology, an aerospace defense contractor, from June 1996 through June 2006.