NetBeans/OpenSolaris Reception at SIGCSE in Houston
(Subject to change)
Russell Blaine has worked at Sun in the Solaris Kernel Development group for five years. His areas of expertise include CPU performance counters, Solaris on x86 and AMD64, system call interfaces, and interrupt management. He came to Sun in 2000 after graduating with a BSE in Computer Science from Princeton University.
Dr. Michael Kölling is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Kent. He has published several papers on programming education and software tools topics and is also a co-author of the book "Objects First with Java, A Practical Introduction using BlueJ." Michael is one of the lead developers of the BlueJ environment.
Dr. Daniel Liang was trained in theoretical computer science. He was active in graph algorithms from 1990 to 1995 and published more than ten papers in established journals such as SIAM Journal on Computing, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Acta Informatics, and Information Processing Letters. Since 1996, he has devoted his time to writing texts and has published more than sixteen texts with Prentice Hall. He is a Yamacraw Professor of Software Engineering at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Gregg Sporar has been a software developer for over twenty years, working on projects ranging from control software for a burglar alarm to 3D graphical user interfaces. He has been using Java since 1998 and his interests include user interfaces, development tools, and performance profiling. He works for Sun Microsystems as a Technical Evangelist on the NetBeans project.
Ian Utting is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Kent. He is a member of the ACM Java Task Force, and of the BlueJ development team where he leads the effort on Extensions.