Don Bruyere was born in Ogdensburg, New York in 1956. He has an A.A.S. in Electrical Technology from the State University of New York at Canton, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, an M.S. in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a Master of Business Administration from California State University at Northridge, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Arizona’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His engineering career spans a combined 35 years that has involved him in all aspects of airborne radar development for Boeing Aerospace, Hughes Aircraft Company and Raytheon Systems. Prior to retiring from Raytheon, he was the Principle Investigator for Maritime Sensor research and development. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arizona, in the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department. He teaches Decision Analysis, Linear Systems Theory, Engineering Management and Probability and Statistics. His research interests include advanced image and signal processing and analysis for Radar, LiDAR, and optical sensors.