I write and edit engineering documents, scientific manuscripts, journal articles, technical instructions and guides, business briefings and correspondence, and policy papers. Additionally, I am experienced with the style and content expectations of peer-review publications, conference proceedings, and trade journals. I write feature articles for Solar Today and Renewable Energy Magazine (REM), and I am an expert blogger for REM.
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I write feature articles and technical documents covering the following fields:
- Energy, sustainability, and the environment
- Air pollution and climate change
- Green buildings and architecture
- Renewable energy
- Waste management
I also edit scientific manuscripts and peer-review journal articles, with many clients in Japan, Korea, and China.
I began my technical writing and editing business because I love writing, and I enjoy helping my clients become better writers. As an engineer and materials scientist, I have an in-depth knowledge of the technical jargon common to most engineering and scientific disciplines, and I am skilled at translating highly complex technical concepts into plain English.
Before starting my business, I worked for over 30 years as a principal engineer, senior program manager, and lead analyst for a large architectural and engineering firm, two research institutes, and the U.S. government. Additionally, I was an Adjunct Associate Professor for 15 years at a state university, where I taught environmental and energy principles to students in the engineering, environmental sciences, agriculture, and waste management programs.
I have written and published extensively and given many conference presentations, and I now have about 100 publications and presentations to my credit. My publications cover a variety of topics, including renewable energy, green buildings, climate change and the environment, waste management, sustainability,...
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