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writer , technical journalist

John Aubrey Adam, American Technical journalist, writer. Recipient finalist National Magazine award Columbia University, 1986, 88, 89, winner National Magazine award, 1993. Tutor International Society, New York City, 1984-1985; mentor volunteer District of Columbia Public Schools, since 1992. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association Science Writers. M C.

Background

Adam, John Aubrey was born on February 13, 1959 in New York City. Son of William R. Adam and Valerie (Ollerhead) Angle.

Education

Student, University Idaho, 1977-1979; Bachelor in English, University of Michigan, 1982; postgraduate, Columbia University, 1984.

Career

Assistant editor, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Spectrum, New York City, 1983-1984; associate editor, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Spectrum, New York City, 1984-1987; senior associate editor, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Spectrum, New York City, 1987-1989; Washington editor, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Spectrum, Washington, 1989-1996; contributing editor, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Spectrum, Washington, since 1996. Freelance writer Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1988. Invited lecturer various conferences Massachusetts Institute of Technology and United States Navy.

Contributor New York Times Book Review.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Spectrum issue Improving Military Procurement, 1989, The Gulf Legacy, 1991. Author (Spectrum) New Finding in United States Ship Stark Incident, 1987. Project leader, author (Spectrum) Star Wars/SDI Special Report, 1985.

      Contributor articles to professional journals and newspapers, including New York Times, Washington Post, International Herald-Tribune, Science American, Discover Art News, New Republic.

Membership

Tutor International Society, New York City, 1984-1985. Mentor volunteer District of Columbia Public Schools, since 1992. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association Science Writers. M C.

Connections

father:
William R. Adam Angle

mother:
Valerie (Ollerhead) Angle