Shahram Khosravi started working as a software engineer while still in college. After completing his Ph.D., he continued working on cutting--edge software development projects. Shahram is a senior software engineer, consultant, author, and instructor specializing in ASP.NET, Web services, .NET technologies, XML technologies, ADO.NET, C#, 3D computer graphics, Human Interface (HI) usability, and design patterns. He has more than 10 years of experience in object--oriented analysis, design, and programming. Shahram has written articles on the .NET Framework, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, and XML technologies for industry leading magazines such as Dr. Dobb's Journal, asp.netPRO magazine, and Microsoft MSDN Online. He is a great enthusiast for using, teaching, and writing about the latest Microsoft technologies, and provides consulting and training services to help others use them in their own software products.