a native of Syracuse,
New York. He
and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received his
in Ocean Engineering. John is a research engineer in the offshore industry, and has specialized in developing
deepwater offshore oil and gas production systems. He also
the world explaining this technology to industry and academia. He is a
Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore and the University of Western Australia.
John has authored many papers on
engineering and is a contributing author to the Handbook
Engineering (Elsevier Publishing).