We are delighted to have Bob Boan as our first, and, to date only, author. His unique book is Williams Lake Was Once The Center Of The Universe. The majority of his book is fiction. The final pages of the book are factual. Dr. Boan has enjoyed success in a varied career.

BOB BOAN has been an active member of the space community for over a quarter of a century. He has worked on a variety of manned and unmanned space programs at different levels of responsibility over that time. Prior to his space experience, he was a member of academia. He taught primarily chemistry. He taught courses from high school through graduate school in several states.

Dr. Boan helped develop Communications, SIGINT, IMINT systems and concepts. He also has significant MASINT experience. He has multiple relevant patents and technical publications in his field.

He attended a variety of colleges and universities. He received his BS from Campbell University, then Campbell College. His Master’s was awarded by the University of Mississippi. He earned his doctorate at the Florida Institute of Technology. He has also taken courses at a number of other colleges and universities.

Dr. Boan has authored a number of technical publications. He coauthored An Introduction to Planetary Defense: A Study of Modern Warfare Applied to Extra-Terrestrial Invasion, Brown Walker Press, 2006 with Travis S. Taylor. He has written two other novels, Bobby Becomes Bob, Twilight Times Books, 2009and Don't Tell Brenda, forthcoming.

Dr. Boan has previously been a biographee in Marquis Who’s Who in the South and Southwest and Marquis Who’s Who in AmericaHis biography will reappear in the 2009 Marquis Who’s Who in America.