Associate professor David Lowe is the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Engineering and is a co-director of the Centre for Object Technology, Applications, and Research (COTAR) at the University of Technology, Sydney. He has active research interests in the areas of Web development and technologies, hypermedia, and software engineering. In particular, he focuses on Web development processes, Web project specification and scoping, and information contextualization. David has published a great deal of material in the area, including the books Hypermedia and the Web: An Engineering Approach (Wiley, 1999) and XPath, XLink, XPointer, and XML: A Practical Guide to Web Hyperlinking and Transclusion (Addison-Wesley, 2002). He is on numerous Web conference committees and journal editorial boards, and he is the information management theme editor for the Journal of Digital Information. David has undertaken numerous consultancies related to software evaluation, Web development (especially project planning and evaluation), and Web technologies. He can be contacted at email@example.com.