Carolyn P. Meinel's Long Resume

  • Consultant to Palmer Labs (http://palmerlabs.com) 2009 – present
  • Institute for Advanced Technology, the University of Texas at Austin, (http://www.iat.utexas.edu) electromagnetic weapons research. Currently a technical editor on behalf of this organization for the IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 2004 – present.
  • Santa Fe Institute (http://www.santafe.edu/) Adaptive and Resilient Computing Security project, (http://www.arcs-workshop.org/) 2005, 2006
  • Rated “Best of the best” computer security expert as a volunteer at AllExperts, see http://www.allexperts.com/displayexpert.asp?Expert=23771.
  • Operates the Happy Hacker website, http://happyhacker.org, a volunteer organization devoted to computer security and old fashioned, “mostly harmless” hacking, meaning fun ways to explore and develop computer systems and networks.
  • Systems Advisory Group Enterprises, Inc. (SAGE Inc., http://www.sage-inc.com): product tester for BRICKServer II Linux-based operating system. Discovered security flaws which have never been publicly disclosed (“0-day” exploits). Also assisted in development of new products. A patent is pending under inventors Vincent Larsen (President of SAGE, Inc.) and Meinel for a technique under development by this company. 1998 – 2006.
  • Organizer of one of the world’s longest-running public hacker break-in challenges while associated with SAGE, Inc. and before that at Route 66 Internet Services. Set up and administered systems in the wargame running OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Windows NT and several custom variants on Linux.
  • Balloon Federation of America competition official for many events in New Mexico, for several U.S. national competitions, and the World Air Games in Sevilla, Spain, June 2001.
  • Consultant to SAIC (http://www.saic.com) since 1989. Examples: Double Eagle program, an application of neutral particle beams; Barrage ultra-long distance guided projectile program.
  • Adjunct Professor for five semesters at The University of New Mexico, Anderson Schools of Business, 1994-1995.
  • Cyberadversary Workshop, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Information Awareness Office. Presented “Evolution of the Hacker Armies,” Aug. 13 – 14, 2002.
  • DARPA’s Off-line Intrusion Detection Program. Provided the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory with exploits against Windows NT systems for testing against intrusion detection systems, 1998-1999.
  • Consultant to the Computational Sciences Division of the Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory, 1995-1996.
  • Assisted Computing Devices Inc. in winning contract for payload computers for the Teledesic communications satellite constellation.
  • Assisted American Paging, Inc. (nation's 7th largest paging company) in research and evaluation of narrowband Personal Communications Services (digital cellular data) market and technology opportunities, 1995.
  • Analyzed impact of emerging freight technologies on the California economy for the California Trade and Goods Movement Study. Wrote portions of its report, 1994-95.
  • Principal investigator for technology transfer contract with Alliance for Photonic Technology. Major accomplishment was to get Sandia National Laboratories in on the ground floor of the Federal/industry Flat Panel Display initiative, which brought several tens of millions of dollars of research funding into the Labs.  Helped to lay ground for a later CRADA with Teledesic, 1992-93.
  • Assisted a number of Japanese firms (through various U.S, intermediaries) in scouting small high technology companies for investments and in gathering intelligence on competitors. Examples: Shimizu, Mitsui, IHI. 1988-92.
  • DARPA Tactical Technology Office Science and Engineering Technical Advisor (SETA) on hypervelocity impact and electromagnetic propulsion, 1985 – 1989.
  • DARPA Strategic Technology Office SETA as an employee of Analytic Decisions, Inc., performed orbital mechanics and satellite sensor analyses, wrote computer simulations to accomplish this, also on behalf of DARPA/STO coded a portion of a U.S. Navy computer wargame, 1983-1986.
  • SETA for the Strategic Defense Initiative Office on the Rapid Optics Fabrication Technology program
  • Executive Director, High Frontiers Political Action Committee, Ret. Gen. Daniel O. Graham(former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency), Chairman of the Board, 1983.
  • L-5 Society for Space Development, 1975-1980; roles included president, editor, L-5 News magazine; led lobbying effort that led to the United States rejecting the 1979 United Nations Treaty Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies.
  • Designed and built special-purpose digital and analog computers for industrial applications, Analog Precision, Inc. as subcontractor to IBM. Helped to develop the world’s first vehicle performance monitor computer as a contractor to Road Machinery Co. Devices were first used in open pit mining trucks. 1972 – 1975 full time, part time through 1983.

Publications:

  • Contributed a credited photo of a donkey with the rarest of rare colors, rose dun, Equine Color Genetics (by Dr. Phillip Sonenberg, 3rd ed. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) Fig. 8.158, pg. 200.
  • How to Defend or Attack the Internet with Border Gateway Protocol, InformIT magazine,  http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1237179&seqNum=1
  • Botnets, Part I: Why They Strike and How to Defend Against Them, InformIT magazine,  http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1310220
  • Botnets II: Emerging Threats, Tactics, and Defenses, InformIT magazine, http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1312663
  • "For Love of a Gun," the history, technologies of electromagnetic guns, IEEE Spectrum, July, 2007, pp. 40 – 46.
  • “Scanning Morality,” Science & Theology News, April 2006; this article was reprinted in Brain in the News, May 2006.
  • “Hackers, Hoaxers and Policy Makers,” Skeptical Enquirer, April 2006.
  • “More than Money: Altruism Can Make Everyone a Winner in Business,” a report on the 2006 World Economic Forum, Science & Theology News, March/April 2006.
  • Contributed an appendix on how computers get broken into for the Webster’s New World Dictionary of Hackers (Wiley, 2006).
  • Contributed portions to Streetwise Small Business Book of Lists: Hundreds of Lists to Help You Reduce Costs, Increase Revenues, and Boost Your Profits (Adams Streetwise Series), Gene Marks (Adams, 2006).
  • Cybercrime Treaty could Chill Research,” IEEE Security and Privacy, July/Aug. 2004, pp. 28-32. http://portal.acm.org/toc.cfm?id=1018027&type=issue
  • “Coat Color Genetics: Paint and Pinto Genetics,” Today’s Horse Trader, Vol. VII, No. 6, May 2004.
  • “How to Buy a Horse at a Livestock Auction,” Hoofprints magazine, March 2004.
  • Überhacker II: More Ways to Break into Computers (Loompanics, 2003). Unlike most “how to break in” manuals, this one emphasizes how to set up a laboratory and run replicable experiments. It covers how to set up and operate private and public break-in games, including how to prevent exploitation of the test bed by criminals for outgoing attacks. It covers major classes of break-in and denial of service exploits, and reveals techniques useful in discovering new exploits.
  • Contributed a chapter to Computers in Society, 03/04, a college textbook (McGraw Hill/Dushkin, 2003).
  • Contributed a chapter to The Hacking of America, by Bernadette Schell, et al. (Quorum, 2002).
  • "Why Are Computers Easy to Break Into – and What Is the Solution?" paper given at the Internal Audit & Financial Management Conference, the annual meeting of the Texas State Auditor’s Association, February 19-21, 2002, Austin, Texas.
  • Überhacker: How to Break into Computers (Loompanics, 2001).
  • “Your Friend, The Computer Hacker,” 2001 Main Catalog, Loompanics Unlimited. Tells stories about the good deeds performed by many computer hackers, contrasting this culture with the behaviors of computer criminals.
  • Columnist on computer security for MessageQ magazine (now Ebizq.net) Sample articles:
    •   "It's 2 A.M. Do You Know Where Your Modems--Both Unauthorized and Authorized -- Are?"
    • "How Computer Criminals Defeat IDS"
  • Frequent contributor to Antionline.com, 2000-2001. Wrote “our Weekly Quick Tip” and “Granny Hacker from Heck” series.
  • BrickServer Manual (Systems Advisory Group Enterprises, Inc. 2000)
  • Consultant to Kurt Andersen (a writer with the New Yorker) in designing denial of service and penetration techniques for Unix and Windows NT for his novel, Turn of the Century (Random House, 1999).
  • "How to Meet Your Future Most Valued Employee," SC Magazine, Oct. 1999, pg. 17.
  • The Happy Hacker: A Guide to Mostly Harmless Computer Hacking, now in fourth edition with a Japanese edition (American Eagle Publications, 1998 – 2003). Covers fun, legal, old-fashioned hacking techniques ranging from hex editing executables to analyzing and responding to intrusion detection system alerts.
  • “Code Red for the Web,” Scientific American, Oct. 2001. This article was reprinted in The Best American Science Writing, Matt Ridley, ed. (Lipper Publications, 2002) and the college textbook, Computers and Society (Dushkin, 2003).
  • “How Hackers Evade Intrusion Detection Systems,” paper given at Security.Net 2001, September 12-14, Toronto, Canada. (Appeared by speaker phone because all flights were grounded for a few days after 9/11/2001)
  • Encyclopedia of Computers and Computer History, Raul Rojas, ed. (Fitzroy Dearborn, April 2001). Contributed sections on viruses, Trojans, and worms.
  • “How Hackers Break in – and How they Are Caught,” Scientific American, Oct. 1998, archived online at http://vlsi.byblos.lau.edu.lb/classes/coe561/Lectures/hacking.pdf
  • Carolyn Meinel, "The Hacker Wargame Experiment," Information Security Bulletin, Vol. 3 Issue 4, June 1998, pp. 35-40.
  • Carolyn Meinel, "The Happy Hacker Educates the Curious," Internet Underground, Nov. 1996, 59.
  • Mims, F.M., III, Meinel, C., Roosen, R.G., Russell, R.T., Hawkins, G.P., and Easton, H., 1996, Stratospheric aerosol cloud of unknown origin: http://www.volcano.si.edu/Reports/bulletin/contents.cfm?issue=atmospheric
  • World Intermodal Freight Market (Forecast International, 1994)
  • World IVHS Market (Forecast International, 1994)
  • “Transportation Technology Trends,” Transnet West (National Technical Information Service, 1994) funded by the Federal Highway Administration.
  • “How the West Was Won… or, The L-5 Society Defeated the Moon Treaty,” Spacefaring Gazette, Vol. 10, No. 3, June/July 1994, pp. 1, 8.
  • “Technology Transfer: It’s Getting Easier, Sensor magazine, Feb. 1992.
  • “IVHS Demonstration Project: Incident Management,” Final Report to the Alliance for Transportation Research, Sept. 12, 1992.
  • "Advanced Vehicle Electronics," World Automotive Industry Bulletin, Feb. 4, 1992.
  • Emerging Technologies, Volumes 3 and 4, Forecast International, 1991.
  • “Electronics Helps Launch Golden Age of Astronomy,” Military & Aerospace Electronics, Nov. 1990, pg. 11.
  • “Private Funds Back Moon Base Research,” Space News, May 7-13, 1990, pg. 12.
  • Carolyn Meinel, A.J. Toepfer, et al., "Remote Resource Mapping of Solar System Bodies," Engineering, Construction and Operations in Space, Proceedings of the Space 90 Conference, ASCE, Johnson, S.W. and Wetzel, J.P., eds., April 22-26, 1990.
  • “Electronics Helps Launch Golden Age of Astronomy,” Military & Aerospace Electronics, Nov. 1990, pp. 11-12.
  • “DARPA Gets Serious about Light-Weight EHF Satellites,” Military & Aerospace Electronics, July 1990.
  • Fair, Harry D., Phil Coose, Carolyn P. Meinel, and Derek A. Tidman. Electromagnetic earth-to-space launch; IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Jan. 1989 pp.9-16
  • Senior Corresponding Editor, Washington Technology magazine. Sample articles:
    • “Sandia Sparks Particle Beam,” Sept. 27, 1990
    • “OSC’s Taurus Slips Schedule,” Aug. 9, 1990
    • “El Segundo, Calif. Resists Air Force Move,” June 21, 1990
    • “Space Power to Peddle Soviet Reactor,” Washington Technology, Jan. 25 – Feb. 7, 1990, pg. 9.
    • “American Rocket Co. Is Set for Sept. Launch,” Sept. 14, 1989, pg. 10.
    •  “Voyager Leads Space Science Revival,” Sept. 14, 1989
    •  “Hypersonic Weapons Technology Program Resurrected,” May 25, 1989
    • “Strategic Defense Alliance Spins off Tiny Technology,” July 21, 1988
  •  “Particle Beam Probe for Lunar Resource Mapping,” Carolyn Meinel, A. J. Toepfer, et al. Proceedings of the AIAA/Jet Propulsion 2nd International Conference on Solar System Exploration, Aug. 22-24, 1989.
  • “Remote Resource Mapping of Solar System Bodies,” Carolyn Meinel, A. J. Toepfer, et al.,Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, Proceedings of the Space 90 Conference, April 23-26, 1990, (American Society of Civil Engineers, 1990) pp. 266-273.
  • Harry Fair, Carolyn Meinel, and Kelly Parks. “Electromagnetic Launch: Highway to the stars,” IEEETransactions on Magnetics, Vol. 34, No. 2, March 1988, pp.703-710
  • Authored sections of World Space Forecast (Forecast International, 1988, 1989 editions).
  • Guide to Electromagnetic Launch, 2 vols. (Forecast International, two editions, 1988, 1989)
  • “Military space launch today: a US perspective,” Carolyn Meinel and Tomas Blau, Military Technology, Volume XII, Issue 10, Oct 1988, pp. 137-142.
  • “Asteroid Sample Return,” presentation at the Micro Spacecraft for Space Science Workshop, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, July 6 and 7, 1988. Sponsored by the Strategic Defense Initiative and NASA.
  • “Options for Hypervelocity Kill against Aircraft,” Carolyn Meinel and Stephen Saunders, Proceedings of the October 28-30, 1986 Strategic Systems Symposium held at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, California.
  • “Hypervelocity Then and Now,” by Harry Fair, acknowledged “for assistance in developing this paper,” International Journal of Impact Engineering, Hypervelocity Impact, Proceedings of the 1986 Symposium, Oct. 21-24, 1986, pp. 1-11.
  • "Opportunities for Long-Range Hypervelocity Kinetic Kill," Carolyn Meinel, Thomas Blau, Dan Goure, Proceedings of the October 22-25, 1985 Strategic Systems Symposium held at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, California.
  • Metal Carbonyl Refining and Vaporforming for Asteroidal Ores, pp. 160-164.Space Manufacturing 5: Engineering with Lunar and Asteroidal Materials, Proceedings of the Seventh Princeton/AIAA/SSI Conference, May 8-11, 1985 (AIAA, 1985)
  • “Near-Earth Asteroids Potential Bonanza for Ambitious Military Space Projects,” Defense Science 2003+, Feb. 1985, pp. 40-47.
  • Frequent contributor to MIT Technology Review magazine, 1982 – 1986. Sample articles:
    •  “Experts Fight Over SDI,” book review of How to Make Nuclear Weapons Obsolete, April 1986, pp. 78-79.
    • “Fighting MAD,” April, 1984, pp. 31-51; story debated in “Hopping MAD,” Oct. 1986, pp. 4-6.
    • “Law of the Sea: No Alternative,” May/June 1983.
    •  “Will Pac Man Consume Our Nation's Youth?” (humor) , May/June 1983. Reprinted in the Social Issues Resources Series, Vol 2 – Article #49.
    • “Alternatives to Nuclear Weapons,” February/March 1983, pp. 79, 80. Reprinted by Rep. Ken Cramer (R-CO) and distributed as a press release in support of President Ronald Reagan’s March 23, 1983 “Star Wars” speech.
  • “Strategies to Minimize Delta V Costs of Extraterrestrial Resources,” Carolyn Meinel, Kelly Parks, National Space Strategy: A Progress Report, Proceedings of the 18th Annual Electronics and Aerospace Systems Conference (IEEE Eascon ’85) 1985.
  •  “Carbonyl Processing of Asteroid Resources,” John S. Lewis and Carolyn Meinel, Proceedings of the October 29-31, 1984, Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century Symposium.
  • “Asteroid Mining & Space Bunkers,” John S. Lewis and Carolyn Meinel, Defense Science 2001+ magazine, June 1983.
  • "Adelman, Apple II Bust Crypto Code," Infoworld, Oct. 4, 1982.
  • Special correspondent, World Aerospace Weekly, Forecast International, 1982-1983. Sample story: “Naval Forces: New Arena for BMD?” Dec. 17, 1982, pg. 6.
  • “Space Lasers: the ultimate in weaponry?” by Tony Davis and Carolyn Meinel Henson, Tucson Citizen, Oct. 28, 1981, pg. 23A
  • Monthly columnist, Future Life Magazine, 1979-1981. Sample articles
    • “Lightcraft,” Nov. 1981
    • “Spaceburgers,” May, 1980
  • “Ezekiel’s Wheel,” Annita Harlan, Carolyn Meinel et. al. paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Nov. 17-21, 1976.
  • “Space Agriculture Retort,” from Space Colonies, (CoEvolution Quarterly, 1977) pg. 95.
  • Editor and author of approximately half of the content of the monthly L-5 News magazine, Aug. 1975 through Dec. 1979; this magazine now is known as Ad Astra. All issues of the L-5 News are archived at http://www.nss.org/settlement/L5news/
  • “Closed Ecosystems of High Agricultural Yield,” H.K. Henson, C. Meinel Henson, Proceedings of the Space Manufacturing Facilities (Space Colonies) Princeton/AIAA/NASA Conference, May 7-9, 1975.
  • Low-Latitude Noctilucent Cloud of 2 November 1963. Meinel, Aden B.; Meinel, Carolyn P. Science, Volume 143, Issue 3601, 3 January 1964, pp. 38-39, http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/reprint/143/3601/38.pdf

Websites:

Examples of presentations which were not accompanied by published papers:

  • "How Hackers Hide," also participated on a panel on how to secure web sites, WebSec 2002 Conference, Secure i-World Conference & Expo, Aug. 19-21, 2002, San Diego, California.
  • “How Hackers Evade Intrusion Detection Systems,” presentation given at Security.Net 2001, September 12-14, Toronto, Canada. Spoke via speaker phone on account of freeze on commercial aircraft flights.
  • Speaker, Def Con IV (1996) and Def Con V (1997) hackers’ conventions, Las Vegas, NV..
  • Double Eagle Lunar Mapping Project, Technical Interchange Meeting, Department of Planetary Sciences, The University of Arizona, Dec. 21, 1992.
  • Double Eagle/Lunar Scout meeting, Johnson Space Center, Dec. 7, 1992.
  • Conducted a seminar on delta V considerations of asteroid resources, Department of Planetary Sciences, The University of Arizona, Jan. 1989.
  • "Science and Journalism Symposium,” Harvard University, 1986
  • Seminar on asteroid resources, Rensselaer Polytechnic 1985
  • Many presentations to the DARPA Strategic Technology Office, 1983-1986. Examples:
    • Analyses of bistatic radar orbital deployment concepts
    • Coverage calculations of optical satellites in low Earth orbit constellations
    • Potentials for ground-based observations of certain orbital configurations
  • “Near Earth Asteroids: Potential Low Cost Source of Raw Materials in Orbit,” presentations:
    • DARPA Directed Energy Office, Jan. 5, 1984
    • NASA HQ, Dec. 12, 1983
    • Office of the U.S. Department of Defense, Research and Engineering, Nov. 14, 1983
    • DARPA Strategic Technology Office, Oct. 12, 1983
    • Defensive Technologies Study Team, Aug. 15, 1983
  • Organized a debate, “The Case for Weapons in Space,” held in Tucson, AZ Oct. 29, 1981 as part of a two-year series of events, “Tracking the 21st Century,” funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • “Prospects for Solar Energy,”International Scientific Forum on an Acceptable World Energy Future, November 27-December 1, 1978
  • Presentation on considerations for space agriculture for the 1975 Summer Study Fellowship Program in Engineering Systems Design, NASA Ames Research Center, July, 1975.
  •  “Arizona, 1984?” presentation of future energy technologies at a meeting sponsored by the Associated Students of The University of Arizona, Nov. 1, 1972.
  • Presentation on solar energy for the Women’s Group at Southwest Communications, Oct. 23, 1972.

Interviews and news stories (some refer to Meinel under her old married name of Henson):

  • IEEE Spectrum: “A Powerful Idea” http://spectrum.ieee.org/geek-life/profiles/a-powerful-idea
  • Verbosity: “Carolyn Meinel, Hack 101” http://verbosity.wiw.org/issue6/meinel.html
  • “Featured author of the month” http://www.loompanics.com/authormonth/CarolynMeinel.html
  • Biography on the Cisco Press website: http://www.ciscopress.com/authors/bio.asp?a=C13E4C61-B360-4D44-AA0A-F0245C742C69
  • The Association for Computing Machinery: “A Day in the Life of Carolyn Meinel” http://www.acm.org/crossroads/dayinlife/bios/carolyn_meinel.html
  • “White Hat Hacker Draws Fire,” by John Fleck, Albuquerque Journal, Access section, pg. D8, Feb. 20, 1999
  • “We were long gone when they pulled the plug,” by Adam Penenberg, Forbes  magazine, Nov. 16, 1998, pp. 132, 136,  138.
  • “Hacking at the Gray Lady,” by Belinda Luscombe,  Time magazine, Sept. 28, 1998, pg. 101, archived online at http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,989179,00.html
  • “Hackers’ Tirade Takes Aim at N.M. Author, by Aaron Baca, Albuquerque Journal, Sept. 17, 1998,  pp. A1, A2.
  • “Hacker Group Commandeers The New York Times Web Site,” by Amy Harmon, The New York Times, September 14, 1998, pg. A18; archived online at http://www.nytimes.com/1998/09/14/us/hacker-group-commandeers-the-new-york-times-web-site.html
  • “Shades of Fagin! A School for Hackers!” SC Magazine, June 1998, pg. 14
  • “King of the Hacking Hill,” by Alex Wellen, ZDNet, March 16, 1998.
  • “Hack and Ye Shall Learn,” by Mary Elizabeth Williams, Wired magazine, Dec. 1996, pg. 69, archived online at http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/4.12/scans.html
  • “100 Stars of Space,” Ad Astra, the magazine of the National Space Society, July/August 1991, pg. 46
  • Interviewed for a two-hour special show on the Strategic Defense Initiative, a co-production of NOVA and Frontline for the Public Broadcasting System, April 22, 1986.
  • “Will weapons in space preclude cooperation on civilian projects?” by Robert C. Cowen, The Christian Science Monitor, Nov. 2, 1984, pg. 6.
  • “An End to Nuclear Weapons?” by Scott DeGarmo, Science Digest, June 1984.
  • “The New Politics of Outer Space,” by Les Cowan, California Living, the magazine of the San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, Sept. 14, 1980, pp. 4-12.
  • “Moon Treaty Angers Would-Be Space Colonists,” by Ray Villard, Star & Sky, Feb. 1980, pp. 10-11.
  • “Earthlings at Odds over Moon Treaty,” by Bill Broad, Science 23 November 1979: Vol. 206. no. 4421, pp. 915 – 916 http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/citation/206/4421/915
  • “Moon Pact Causes U.S. Uproar,” by Helen Dewar, International Herald Tribune, Nov. 3-4, 1979, pg. 3.
  • “Tucson group pointing to outer space for inner peace,” by Edward Stiles, Tucson Citizen, Oct. 31, 1979, pg. 1A, pg. 3A.
  • “Would-Be Space Colonists Lead Fight Against Moon Treaty,” by Helen Dewar, The Washington Post, Oct. 30, 1979, pg. A8.
  • “Settling Space by 2000: Not so wild a dream?” Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Aug. 13, 1979, pg. 1.
  • “Space City: Asteroid mines could lead to new Tucson in the sky,” by Donna Bockius Kreutz, The Arizona Daily Star, July 8, 1979.
  • “Scientists Like to Have Fun, too,” by Gracie Wing Bohne, The Miami Herald, Dec. 1, 1978, pg. 6-E.
  • “Space: The Ultimate Suburb,” by Phil Tracy, New West magazine, Nov. 7, 1977, PP. 26-29.
  • “Space Odyssy 1995,” by Tony Davis, Ole, a magazine of the Tucson Citizen, Oct. 15, 1977, pp.8-9.
  • “Solar-powered space colony is dream home for UA senior,” by Sam Negri, The Arizona Republic, Feb. 16, 1977, pp. B1-B2.
  • “Space colony has homey touch,” by Edward Basset, Tucson Daily Citizen, Nov. 20, 1975.
  • “Space Colonization No Longer Dream, Proclaims Physicist,” by Jane Kay, The Arizona Daily Star, June 1, 1975.
  • “Urban farmers fight Tucson’s chicken laws,” Grass Roots magazine, June 1973.
  • “Jim Ferguson Show,” KGUN-TV, Nov. 6, 1972.
  • “Only one State Senate race considered close,” Tucson Citizen, Oct. 24, 1972, pg. 12.

Books with information about Meinel (some under her old married last name of Henson):

  • Webster’s New World Dictionary of Hackers (Wiley, 2006)
  • The Hacking of America, by Bernadette Schell, et al. (Quorum, 2002)
  • Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly over the Edge, by Ed Regis (Addison Wesley, 1990)
  • Reaching for the High Frontier: The American Pro-Space Movement, 1972-84, by  Michael A. G. Michaud (Praeger, 1986); Chapter 5 archived online at http://www.nss.org/resources/library/spacemovement/chapter05.htm
  • Enterprise by Jerry Grey (AIAA, 1979)
  • Intelligence Agents by Timothy Leary (1979 edition)
  • Worlds Beyond: The Everlasting Frontier, Larry Geis and Fabrice Florin, eds.,  (And/Or Press, 1978)
  • Colonies in Space, by T.A. Heppenheimer, (Stackpole, 1977).

EDUCATION: M.S., Industrial Engineering, The University of Arizona, 1983. Research in the mathematics of computation (traveling salesman heuristics). B.A., General Studies, The University of Arizona, 1981. Three part major: math, systems engineering and creative writing. “E-Forensics: A Clinic in Systems Security Practices,” The University of Texas at Austin, Jan. 2001. Carnegie Management Course, 1979.

PROFESSIONAL: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.