Michael Barr is the CTO and co-founder of Barr Group. Mr. Barr is a former adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering with hands-on software design and implementation experience across a range of industries. Internationally recognized as an expert in the field of embedded software architecture and development processes, Barr has testified as an expert witness in courts in the U.S. and Canada. Barr is also the author of Programming Embedded Systems in C and C++ and the Embedded Systems Dictionary, as well as over seventy articles and papers about the design of embedded systems. He has served as editor-in-chief of Embedded Systems Programming magazine as well as a member of the advisory board and a track chair for the Embedded Systems Conference. Barr holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.