From his article in Pyramid Volume 3, Issue 33 (The Deadly Spring):
Douglas H. Cole has been roleplaying since 1981, and playing GURPS since 1988. He has been an active playtester for both Third and Fourth Editions, and acted as lead playtester for GURPS High Tech and GURPS Tactical Shooting. Douglas and his wife have been training in Hwa Rang Do since 2002, and grappling since 2004. He is an avid target shooter and movie-watcher. He enjoys postponing woodworking and home-improvement projects. Douglas has earned two doctorates: a real one from Northwestern University in materials science and engineering, and a cool one in GURPS Ballistics from Illuminati Online University. He currently manages the clean room development for a major HDD company.