Meet the Author
Dr. Wade Hampton Foy Jr. was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946 and served two years active duty, followed by service in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He received his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from North Carolina State College, his master’s from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his Doctor of Engineering degree from Johns Hopkins University. Over the course of his engineering career, Dr. Foy worked extensively in control system analysis and contributed to many projects, including the launch of the second U.S. satellite. He married Raymonde van Laar in 1952, and they had two children together. He is now retired and resides in Smithfield, Virginia. This is his first book.