Behzad Amir-Faryar and Pashang Salehi

Credit: Behzad Amir-Faryar (left) and Pashang Salehi (right).

Amir-Faryar is a chief engineer with the Fairfax County Government, Department of Land Development Services, in Northern Virginia, and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He can be reached at behzad@members.asce.org. Salehi is a retired science educator, painter and poet residing in Southern California. He has written six books of poetry in Persian. He can be reached at mrpash@hotmail.com. The views expressed are their own.