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.