Dale Wheat is a full-time freelance writer, specializing in electronics and embedded systems. He has written several articles for technical and hobbyist magazines such as Circuit Cellar, O'Reilly's MAKE magazine, and Elektor. He teaches classes on electronics, microcontrollers, and soldering skills.
Dale also designs and sells DIY electronics kits from his website, dalewheat.com. Before becoming a full-time writer, Dale consulted as a computer programmer and systems analyst for several companies, including IBM, MCI, and GTE (now Verizon).
Dale is a two-term past president of the Dallas Personal Robotics Group, the world's oldest personal robotics club. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa, and intends to continue his education as long as they keep the doors open. He lives with his wife, Anne, near Dallas, Texas.