Boris Zubry was born in the Soviet Union in 1951. After earning a master's degree in mechanical engineering, he renounced Soviet citizenship and left the Soviet Union in 1978. In 1979, he received permission to enter the United States and became a U.S. citizen in 1984. He has worked as an engineer throughout the United States and abroad and currently teaches and lives in Princeton, New Jersey. Outside the books listed here, Mr. Zubry is also author of numerous literary and technical publications.