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George Mannes is a reporter at, an on-line financial-news publication. More >>

Howard Mansfield is a freelance writer who lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. More >>

Ben Martinez is an artist in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, who illustrated The Splicing Handbook. More >>

Harry Matthei retired last year after a career in advertising. He died in February of this year. More >>

MIKE MAY is a freelance writer living in Madison, Indiana. His most recent article for Invention & Technology was about the development of the first Texas Instruments calculator. More >>

George B. Kauffman, a professor of chemistry at Fresno State University, is the 1993 recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Pimentel Award in Chemical Education. More >>

Edith McCall is the author of Conquering the Rivers: Henry Mill Shreve and the Navigation of America’s Inland Waterways (Louisiana State University, 1984). More >>

Miles R. McCarry is a livestock writer and retired artificial-insemination executive in Deltona, Florida. More >>

Daniel J. McConville, a former construction and trucking contractor, is now a business, financial, and technology journalist in New York City. More >>

John P. McKelvey, a condensed-matter physicist, is an adjunct professor of physics at Pennsylvania State University. More >>

Wheeler McMillen, born in Ohio in 1893, was editor in chief of Farm Journal from 1939 to 1955. He lives in Virginia. More >>

Barbara A. Merry is a marine rope worker with twenty years of experience in the splicing trade and the author of The Splicing Handbook, now in its third edition.

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William B. Meyer wrote about the Hoosac Tunnel in the Fall 1985 issue. More >>

William D. Middleton is the author of Landmarks on the Iron Road: Two Centuries of North American Railroad Engineering (Indiana University Press, 1999). More >>

Anne Millbrooke is corporate archivist at the Archive and Historical Resource Center of United Technologies, in East Hartford, Connecticut. More >>

RON MILLER is an illustrator and author specializing in science, astronomy, and science fiction and is the co-author, with Frederick C. More >>

Jeffrey W Miller is a history and science writer in San Francisco. More >>

Walter Minchinton was a professor of economic history at the University of Exeter, England. More >>

Arthur Molella is director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, and a frequent contributor to Invention & Techno More >>

Cynthia Monaco' 1988 article on early typewriters in Invention & Technology led to an exhibition at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Ms. More >>

Barbara Moran is an award-winning science journalist, television producer, and frequent contributor to Invention & Technology.


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Tim Moran is a freelance writer who concentrates on business, automotive, and technical subjects. He lives in Michigan. More >>

Elting E. Morison was one of the nation's most distinguished historians and a founder of MIT's Program in Science, Technology and Society (STS. He died in 1995 at the age of 85.

Professor Morison, who held the Elizabeth and James R.

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Roger A. Morse is a professor of apiculture at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. More >>

David Morton is a writer and web developer at George Tech with experience creating and delivering innovative, educational content through the new media. More >>

Peter Muller is a writer and marketing consultant in Washington, D.C. More >>

Douglas Murphy is a reporter and freelance writer in Phoenix, Arizona. More >>

STEWART B. NELSON is a consultant in maritime and océanographie matters and a former president of the American Océanographie Organization. He lives in Miami. More >>

ROXANNE NELSON is a Seattle-based freelance writer specializing in health and medical topics. She is also a registered nurse. More >>

Matthew Nicholl is a professor of music at Western Carolina University. His book Introduction to MIDI/Synthesis will be published by C. P P Belwyn Company this spring. More >>

Nicholas Nirgiotis is the author of books about volcanoes, zoos, the Erie Canal, and Thomas Edison and has recently completed a history of lighter-than-air aviation. He lives in Boca Raton, Florida. More >>

C. Marcus Olson worked for Du Pont from 1936 to 1971. From 1950 to 1968 he was laboratory director of the Pigments Department Laboratory at the Du Pont Experimental Station. More >>

John O’Rourke, a retired professor of marketing, lives in Carmel, California, and writes free-lance. More >>

TIM PALUCKA is a freelance writer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. More >>

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is co-founder of the Palo Alto Strategy Studio, a futures research group located in Silicon Valley, California. More >>

Kermit Pattison, a writer from St. Paul, Minnesota, has written for various publications, including The Christian Science Monitor, Runner’s World, and Time. More >>

Henry M. Paynter is a professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is another resident inventor of Pittsford, Vermont. More >>

Tom Peeler is a freelance writer in De Soto, Texas. More >>

James E Penrose is a freelance writer. More >>

JOHN PERLIN is the author, most recently, of From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity . More >>

Noel Perrin, a professor of English at Dartmouth, is the author of several books, including Giving Up the Gun: Japan’s Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879 . More >>

Ed Pershey is task-force director with the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland. More >>

Tom F. Peters is an associate professor of architecture at Cornell University. More >>

Michael Peterson is a freelance writer and photographer in Hardwick, New Jersey. More >>

Henry Petroski is a professor of history and Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering at Duke University. His book Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering has fust been published by Knopf. More >>

Roger Pinckney is a horseman and rifleman from Otter Tail County, Minnesota, and is writer in residence at the Rothsay, Minnesota, public schools. More >>

DAVID PLOWDEN’S photographs have been widely exhibited. The new edition of Bridges: The Spans of North America has just been published by W. W. Norton & Company. More >>

Norman PolmarNorman Polmar is an analyst, consultant, and author specializing in nava More >>

Glenn Porter is director of the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware. More >>

Robert C. Post is former curator of transportation at the Smithsonian Institution. He was editor of Technology and Culture from 1981 through 1995 and president of the Society for the History of Technology in 1997–98.


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