Dr. Robert E. Farrell received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University, his MBA from Western New England College and his Doctor of Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. For nearly twenty years, Dr. Farrell worked in the plastics industry, designing industrial machines for which he holds six patents. Sixteen years ago, Dr. Farrell gave up his position as vice president to become a Professor at Penn State University where he helped start a Plastics Engineering Technology program. Today, that program is recognized as one of the best in the country. He recently retired from Penn State University as Associate Professor Emeritus.
For most of his life, Dr. Farrell has been interested in Ufology. Over ten years ago, he began doing serious research for his novel, Alien Log. His book is unique in that it offers readers a nuts and bolts approach encompassing many aspects of Ufology.