Michael W. Berry was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 17, 1960. He received the B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Georgia at Athens, the M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University at Raleigh, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a computer scientist at the Center for Supercomputing Research and Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1985 to 1990, and an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from 1990 to 1991. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. His current interests include scientific computing, computational ecology, parallel numerical linear algebra, parallel and distributed computation, information retrieval, and performance evaluation.
Jeffrey M. Constantin was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on October 15, 1960. He received both the B.S. degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design and the M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is currently an Oracle application designer at Bechtel Environmental, Inc. in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and his interests include parallel algorithm development for large-scale computations.
Bradley T. Vander Zanden was born in Columbus, Ohio, on February 3, 1964. He received the B.S. degree in business from Ohio State University, and the M.S. and Ph.D degrees in Computer Science from Cornell University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University from 1988 to 1990. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. His current interests include graphical interface development systems, graphical interfaces, constraint systems, incremental constraint satisfaction, programming environments, and graphics.