Dave Livingston is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Military Institute. A native of Norfolk, Virginia, he attended Old Dominion University where he was awarded the B.S.E, M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering. Dave started his professional life as a computer design engineer at IBM Endicott Labs where he was one of the hardware designers for two models of the IBM PC. He went back to the realm of academics becoming an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at ODU where he taught courses in digital systems and computer design and conducted research in the field of artificial neural networks. Since then, Dave has served as a Professor/Program Chair of Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology at Virginia Western Community College and is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Military Institute. At VMI, Dave has directed undergraduate research projects in the application of computational intelligence to robotics and is currently starting a research program in the application of computational intelligence to audio effects. For fun, Dave is a rhythm guitar player in the all VMI faculty Jurassic rock ensemble: The Coprolite Band.