Ken Kousen is a Java Champion and the author of the O'Reilly books “Modern Java Recipes” and “Gradle Recipes for Android”, as well as the Manning book “Making Java Groovy”. He also has recorded over a dozen video courses for Safari Books Online, covering topics related to Android, Spring, Java, Groovy, Grails, and Gradle.
In 2013 and 2016 he won a JavaOne Rockstar award. His academic background include BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from M.I.T., an MA and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Princeton, and an MS in Computer Science from R.P.I. He is currently President of Kousen IT, Inc., based in Connecticut.
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