J. Richard Burke has written well-received textbooks that cover TCP/IP. Windows NT 4.0 Server, and C and C++. He has developed training manuals for the Novel NetWare operating system and LAN and WAN networking and has authored more than 40 technical publications. Currently, his own company develops computer networking training materials and he is Adjunct Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at North Carolina State University. Dr. Burke is past chair of the Computer Society Publications Committee and has received the Society's Meritorious Service Award. He is a senior member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.