Dr. Sam Green retired in 2011 as a technical fellow after 42 years with McDonnell Douglas/Boeing. Sam has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Electronic Engineering from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana respectively. Sam specialized in optical data communications and photonics. Sam is a life-senior-member of IEEE, a Registered Professional Engineer in Missouri, and an extra class radio amateur. Sam has dozens of publications and holds 18 patents.