Dr. Rami G Baroody began teaching in the department of Mathematics and Computer science at LTU in September 2001. He teaches courses in Distributed computing system, Operating System, C Programming Language. He currently also teaches in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Detroit Mercy. He teaches courses in Computer Network, Network Security, Computer Architecture, and Digital Logic. His research Interests include: In-vehicle networking, Distributed and parallel processing systems with an emphasis on automotive applications, Service Discovery Protocols, Pervasive Computing, Mobile Computing and networking and Internet Computing. Dr. Baroody is currently doing research on developing an architecture called Next Generation Vehicle Network (NGVN). This new infrastructure can provide entirely new types of services such as dynamic discovery services, and firmware upgrade in addition to current services that can be delivered to cars in an efficient and secure way through wireless data connectivity over the Internet. He holds the Bachelor of Electronic Engineering Degree from the University of Aleppo (Syria), the Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering Degree from Syracuse University, and the Doctoral Degree from the University of Detroit.