Dr Ulrich Decher holds a PhD degree in Nuclear Engineering. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Carnegie Mellon University. Decher has more than 40 years of experience designing and managing projects in the power reactor industry. He has also served as Chair of the Connecticut Section of the American Nuclear Society. Decher has been involved with various projects and public information activities about nuclear power and electricity energy distribution. He is currently retired from the industry and teaching as adjunct faculty at the University of Hartford. He is an avid skier and former sailplane instructor.