Mr. Drapeau has an interdisciplinary background in teaching, lecturing, commercial arbitration, high-technology business management, product development, invention and marketing. He has important accomplishments in image processing, warehouse automation, peripheral devices and data communications. His key personal attributes are creativity, strong writing skills and the ability to explain complex technical subjects to laymen.
Rensselaer Polytechnic University; Troy, NY; MS Electrical Engineering.
Cornell University; Ithaca, NY; BS Electrical Engineering.
Chauncy Hall Preparatory School; Boston, MA.
Born: October 21, 1938
Hobbies: WWII History, inventing (commercial and consumer products), travel (national and international), hiking, writing (fiction & non-fiction).
Volunteering: Fairfax County Consumer Affairs (arbitrator); Great Falls National Park (trail rover); Fairfax County Police Department (photography, videography); WWII Honor Flight Network (interviewer, videographer); Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University and other venues (lecturer in history of technology).
Family: Married, two adult children.
Frequent lecturer on history of engineering, renewable energy and WWII weapons.
Taught adult education courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution & Intellectual Property Protection.
Testified before VA State legislators on dangers of using touch-screen electronic voting machines.
Participated in National Academy of Sciences studyon intellectual property protection.
Lieutenant, USNR; National Security Agency; Ft. Meade, MD. Designed classified information processing systems for satellite communications.