James Eye was born and raised in the state of Missouri in the United States of America.
    He attended Potosi R-3 schools where he received an award for twelve years of perfect attendance and graduated valedictorian. James graduated three times from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1976, a M.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1978 and a M.S. in Information Science and Technology in 2003. James has over 20 years of industrial experience. His experience includes nuclear, blood plasma, biotechnology, and petrochemicals.

James writes with the experience of a teacher.  While writing this book he taught Process Dynamics and Control at the Missouri University of Science and Technology and Introduction to Chemistry at Mineral Area College.  James has two daughters.