David Pares is an adjunct professor at several colleges, including the University of Nebraska where he is the faculty advisor for their Mutual UFO Network student organization. He has degrees in geography and engineering science, and teaches classes in meteorology, physics, astronomy, geography, geology, statistics and physical science. Pares believes he has unlocked the key to warp technology, and that he and his team of engineers and graduate students have constructed a working warp engine that demonstrates this technology.Some pictures from Omaha.com
Here's the Professor's website.
We've heard about the concept of contracting space ahead of a spacecraft in order to move effectively faster than light.
Details of the patent are here.