Harold grew up in southern California and received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of California at San Diego. During the early part of his career, he developed algorithms to correct data from silicon pressure sensors and designed instrumentation for measuring pressures in wind tunnel models.
During the latter part of his career, he designed programmable logic controllers used to automate industrial processes. Earlier this year, he retired as a lead engineer after working 17 years for General Electric Intelligent Platforms, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
While working in Charlottesville, he received an Associate’s degree in Machine Technology from Central Virginia Community College and has been a member of the adjunct faculty member for several years. This past summer, he developed a class in Electrical Discharge Machining and is currently teaching several Machine Shop classes and for the STEM Academy.