"Oldberg holds the B.M.E. degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University, the M.S.E. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and the M.S.E.E. degree in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer (Nuclear Engineering) in the State of California.
From 1982 to 1986, Oldberg managed research and development on NDT in nuclear reactor steam generator tubes for a group of 30 nuclear electric utilities in the United States, 5 European countries and Japan. In the same period, he advised the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on the related issues of public policy.
Oldberg's works include ""Concept of Concreteness and Abstraction in Estimating NDT Reliability"" (Materials Evaluation, February 1991, pp 297-299) and ""Erratic Measure"" (in NDE for the Energy Industry 1995, pp. 1-6. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY, 1995. Republished by NDTnet at http://www.ndt.net/article/v04n05/oldberg/oldberg.htm). His interests include foundational problems in the science of NDT."