Thomas E. McCann is the president
and founder of McTech LLC and a former director of the Fannie and John Hertz
Foundation, where he also participates on the Graduate Fellowship Selection
Committee and Thesis Prize Committee. Previously, Tom was the senior vice
president of engineering for Walt Disney Imagineering, technical director at
Raytheon Systems Corporation and a senior scientist for the Extended Air
Defense Testbed (EADTB) program at Hughes Aircraft Corporation. Dr.
McCann was on active duty with the U.S. Air Force for 21 years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 1986. He holds a BS in mathematics and MS in physics from
the University of North Texas and a PhD in engineering and applied science from
the University of California, Davis.