Dr. John Psarouthakis born in Chania, Crete. Graduated from a science high school in Chania. Received his B.S. and M.S. in ME at MIT. His PhD from the University of Maryland in mechanical and nuclear engineering while he was in the USA Space Program in Maryland. He completed the PFE program at the Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie-Mellon University. He has been an executive in business and the Founder and CEO of a Fortune 500 industrial corporation. He joined academia in the ‘90’s. Has authored seven books. For details go to the Scholar’s CVs on this site.