Andrew Crapo received a B.S. in Physics from Brigham Young University in 1975, an M.S. in Energy Systems from the University of Central Florida in 1980, and a Ph.D. in Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2002. He is a senior professional information scientist at the GE Global Research Center where he has worked since 1980. His work has focused on applications of information science to engineering problems including applied artificial intelligence, human-computer interactions, and information system architectures. More recently he has focused on modeling and the application of Semantic Web technologies to engineering and business problems.