The author, who is a coder and researcher, has several years of experience in coding in C for a wide range of projects encompassing device drivers, embedded systems, natural language and speech applications, algorithms & data structures, and much more. She comes with a very strong academic and industrial background with international exposure.
She is endowed with a rare ability to make difficult problems look simple and motivate a student to learn by himself through carefully crafted hands-on exercises. Many a time, when she explains certain complex concepts to her colleagues, she gets a response, "Oh, that was easy."
Her style of motivation is subtle, unique, and assertive, like that of a true guru. With her guidance, one is guaranteed to experience a great sense of achievement that is gained through one's own efforts.