John McMurtry is semi-retired engineer and 1983 Stanford MS Mechanical Engineering graduate after undergraduate work at UC Berkeley. He is a proud member of a family with deep roots in the Stanford community. He worked for decades in semiconductor equipment design and manufacturing, mostly with KLA Instruments Corp. For the last many years he does part-time engineering consulting with Applied Precision Design of Redwood City, and is a lifetime member of the Society of Photonic and Instrumentation Engineering. John is listed on 3 patents in the electron microscopy field, and is a former member of an Engineering Advisory Board at UC Berkeley. His wife Janet Moody and he support annual graduate fellowships in Engineering and Architecture and Environmental Design at UC Berkeley.