About the Author
Jim Powell graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in history. There, as an editor of New Individualist Review, he helped publish articles by future Nobel Laureates F. A. Hayek, Milton Friedman, and George J. Stigler. He has written for several dozen publications, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Esquire. He has lectured in several countries as well as at Harvard and Stanford universities. He is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and is editor of Laissez Faire Books. Powell lives with his family in Westport, Connecticut.
William F. Hughes, Ph.D., is professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie-Mellon University. He was a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow at Cambridge University in England and a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Sydney in Australia.
John A. Brighton, Ph.D., is a dean of engineering at Pennsylvania State University and has taught at Purdue, Carnegie-Mellon, Michigan State, and Georgia Tech.
Nicholas Winowich, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the University of Tennesee, Knoxville, and a member of one of the foremost computational fluid dynamics research groups in the country.