Michael Spektor holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering. His experience includes work in industry and academia in the former Soviet Union, Israel, and the U.S. He is also the author of Solving Engineering Problems in Dynamics, and Applied Dynamics in Engineering (Industrial Press, Inc.). Professor Spektor has taught courses in Material Science, Dynamics, Strength of Materials, and Machine Design. He was Chair of the Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Technology Department at Oregon Institute of Technology. He served as Program Director of the Manufacturing Engineering Bachelor degree completion program at Boeing, where he later developed a Master’s Degree program.