Picture of Bill BARRETT (US EPA representative) in December 2018At the CAPE-OPEN 2023 Annual Meeting, Bill BARRETT from US Environmental Protection Agency, presented the Methods and Tools SIG activity report covering the period October 2022 till September 2023. 

 Dr William Barrett is a Senior Research Engineer at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, within the Office of Research and Development (ORD), Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response (CESER), Land Remediation and Technology Division (LRTD), Environmental Decisions Analytics Branch (EDAB). 


M&T SIG reports on its activities that encompass the maintenance and development of COBIA (CAPE-OPEN specific middleware), the specification of tests (for inclusion in the CAPE-OPEN Test Suite) on implementations of CAPE-OPEN common interfaces, as well as developing guidelines such as on threading models adapted to CAPE-OPEN based applications, or versioning of the CAPE-OPEN standard and of the artefacts derived from the standard..