Douglas Brooks has a BS/EE and an MS/EE from Stanford and a PhD from the University of Washington. For the last 27 years he has owned a small engineering service firm and written numerous technical articles on printed circuit board design and signal integrity issues, and has published two books on these topics. He recently published PCB Trace and Via Temperatures: The Complete Analysis, 2nd Edition, with Johannes Adam in 2017.
Brooks has given seminars several times a year all over the US, as well as Moscow, China, Taiwan, Japan, Israel, and Canada. His primary focus has been on making complex technical issues easily understood by those without advanced degrees. Brooks is now retired and lives with his wife of over 50 years in Issaquah, WA. His Web page is https://www.ultracad.com.