Robert Porter, Bellevue, Washington and Ashland, OR, is President of Paladin Investment LLC, a registered investment advisory firm providing investment management services. Paladin Investment specializes in research and securities investment following the philosophy of Buffett, Graham and Dodd. Robert was a Professor and Department Chairman in Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington. He was Vice-President of Engineering at Nippon Schlumberger K. K. Robert received the Electrical Engineer degree at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1966 and his Ph. D. at Northeastern University in 1970. He is a Fellow of Acoustical Society of America and the Optical Society of America. Robert lives in Bellevue and Ashland with his wife Charlotte Lin.