Bob Currier has been in data networking for more nearly two decades, and has served, since 1995, as Director of Data Communications at Duke University. Bob began his career with Duke University as a shipboard electronics technician on the Research Vessel Cape Hatteras, a 135-foot oceanographic research ship operated by the university. He also served for several months on the R.V. Robert D. Conrad, managed by Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, where he traveled to South Africa, the Indian Ocean and the Antarctic.
Bob is an accomplished writer, public speaker, and photographer. His credits include product reviews in Network World, features in PC Computing and photographs in the Chronicle of Higher Education. He is currently at work on a historical novel.