B.S. Mathematics, plus four years postgraduate studies in Physics, at Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn; over 80 postgraduate credits in Physics and Computer Science, from Poly and Stony Brook; Adjunct Professorships at several colleges.
Since retiring early from Brookhaven National Laboratory in 1999, he spends his time running a successful website development business, writing technical articles for various publishers, hosting two weekly radio shows, and teaching at local colleges and for The Princeton Review. Between his two appointments at BNL (totalling 22 years on staff), he worked for Grumman and other Long Island companies (RVSI, American Science, Megadata), as a computer analyst, scientist, and engineering manager. He is a co-author of several ANSI and ISO standards, and was appointed to the "International Fortran Experts" panel.