With a background in electrical engineering and computer science, Peter has an interest in both the hardware and software aspects of computer systems. He is the software director of Vermont Tech's CubeSat Laboratory where he coordinates the development of the high integrity software used in Vermont Tech's CubeSat missions. Peter is also involved in certain open source projects including Open Watcom and various others mentioned on his GitHub page.
In the past, Peter has served on X3J16, the ANSI technical committee charged with creating and maintaining the C++ standard (that work is currently being managed by ISO's WG21). More recently he has conducted research on programming language based security in wireless sensor networks (SpartanRPC and Scalaness). He has co-authored a book on the high integrity programming language SPARK 2014.
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