Mr. Olson is currently an engineering consultant and is a member of the Industrial Advisory Committee for Mechanical Engineering at Temple University. From 1988 to 2004 he was co-founder and president of Electrim Corporation, Princeton, NJ. Previously his employment was with EG&G Corp., Xerox Corp. and TRW Systems. He holds engineering degrees from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and UCLA. He has 18 patents granted or pending. The two most recent patents relate to techniques for more efficient HVAC systems, water source heat pumps and renewable source power generation. He is a member of the American Solar Energy Society, the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association and the Radiant Professionals Alliance.