Professor Chris Barter has been on the staff of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Adelaide since 1972, and was appointed Professor in 1984. He became the foundation Director of the Centre for Computer Systems and Software Engineering in 1989. His research interests are in the area of computer architecture (multi processor and distributed computers), programming languages, and artificial intelligence. He has published extensively, and has been involved in a wide range of research projects. Chris is highly respected internationally and is referee for a number of international journals and book publishers, and has been a distinguished visitor to overseas universities. He has served on a wide range of professional committees, including those of the Australian Computer Society. Within the Society he is a member of the Membership Board, Accreditation Panel, and Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems National Committee, and is interim Chairman of the National Computer Science Committee. He has chaired a number of national conferences.
ACS SA Branch News: Leading Edge; April 1991