Richard A. Thompson received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Connecticut and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University. Thompson is Director of the Telecommunications Program at the University of Pittsburgh and has previously been employed by Bell Labs and Litton Industries. 050 r
Richard Thompson's works have earned him a Mr. Christie's Book Award Silver Seal and a Governor General's Award nomination. A popular touring author and storyteller, Richard lives with his wife and daughter in Prince George, British Columbia.