R. Allen Angel received his associate degree (AAS) in Electrical Technology from the Community University of New York. He later graduated in Physics and received a Master's in Mathematics from New Paltz University and took additional post graduate training at Rutgers University. He is a Professor Emeritus at Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y., where he worked many years as the Director of the Mathematics Dept. He also distinguished himself as Deputy Director at the National Summer Science Foundation at Rutgers. He was president of the New York State Mathematicians Association (NYSMATYC) and vice president of the Northeast American Mathematicians Association (AMATYC). He has been the recipient of numerous prizes, including several for Excellence in NISOD in teaching. Allen enjoys tennis, traveling the world, and being with his family.