Larry has a PhD in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth (EE, biomedical dissertation) and an MA in English from Northwestern. He has also studied and taught creative writing at Columbia College, Chicago. In over fifteen years of freelance writing and editing, Larry has written dozens of patents, worked on grants for biomedical researchers and technology startups (with awarded grants totaling over $20 million), and has edited numerous article and book-length texts for engineers, biomedical researchers, architects, entrepreneurs, and other professionals. He has also published peer-reviewed technical articles, prizewinning fiction, essays, and hundreds of encyclopedia articles on scientific, mathematical, and medical topics.