Dr. John Endriz, Ph.D '70 spent his career in engineering and technical management in the field of physical electronics. He has worked as guest researcher at the University of Linköping (L.T.H.), Sweden; project manager at RCA Sarnoff Laboratories (flat-screen TV); division engineering manager at Varian Image Tube Division (night vision); and vice president of engineering at SDL, Inc. (later JDSU, Inc.) (communications lasers). Since retiring in 1999, Dr. Endriz has been active in charities involved with inner-city K–12 education (Big Shoulders Fund, Chicago) and higher education (Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Research, ISI, NAS, ACTA). He is also a contributing member of the Heritage Foundation and the Hoover Institution. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.