Allan Kissam was an adjunct professor teaching information systems at leading universities. Earlier, with NOAA National Ocean Survey, he conducted ocean surveys and research. He was a NOAA diver. Later, he supported communications and other networked equipment.
He has a masters in engineering, University of Washington. MBA was awarded by the University of Puget Sound. Certifications included Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), along with most Microsoft systems. In Washington, Allan was a licensed professional engineer.
Writing began with articles for professional journals and trade magazines. He has published original research in leading scientific journals and has two U.S. patents. Today, Allan writes about travel destinations with interesting historical stories, and enjoys his passion for science fiction.