Expert in Software Engineer, Testing, QA
SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE. Expert's current activities involve application of software engineering principles to major software development and quality assurance projects.
APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE. Expert was previously the Director of Software Technology Division, Science Applications, Inc., San Francisco, California, and before that, Director, Program Validation Project, General Research Corporation, Santa Barbara, California. In these various positions, Expert has been responsible for such widely used packages and/or software systems as IFTRAN, RXVP, JAVS, ATA, TCAT, ISUS, TCAT, STCAT TCAT-Data, T-Scope, SMART's, EXDIFF, TDGEN, CAPBAK, METRIC, STATIC, and STW.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California - San Francisco, California - Sacramento, California - Oakland, California - Stockton, California - Fremont, California - Modesto, California - Salinas, California - Santa Rosa, California - Hayward, California
|Year: 1968||Degree: PhD||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: University of Maryland|
|Year: 1974||Degree: MS||Subject: Applied Mathematics||Institution: University of Colorado|
|Year: 1962||Degree: BS||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Iowa State University|
|Years: 1977 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1975 to 1977||Employer: Science Applications, Inc.||Title: Director||Department: Software Technology Center||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1972 to 1975||Employer: General Research Corp.||Title: Director||Department: Program Validation||Responsibilities:|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert served as Program Chairman for the IEEE/NBS Workshop on Software Testing and Test Documentation, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, November 1978; General Chairman of the 1st International Conference on Computer Workstations, San Jose Convention Center, November 1985; General Chairman of the 7th Annual EDP Quality Assurance Conference, Washington, D.C., November 1988.
Expert has been General Chairman of SR's world-recognized International Software Quality Week held in San Francisco, California, each May since 1988 (QW'96 drew over 825 attendees). Quality Week is recognized and cooperatively sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, the National Software Council, and the ACM.
He was a member of the program committee for the ISSTA '94 and ISSTA '96 workshops. He was a program committee member for AQuIS '94 (Italy) and a program committee member and USA chair for AQuIS '96 (Italy).
Expert has given keynote talks at a range of technical conferences, including USPDI (June 1995), ISSRE (November 1995) and ASQC (December 1995).
|Awards / Recognition|
|Industrial Advisory Board, Iowa State University, 1996-2005.
Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering (PACE), Iowa State University, 1994.
Board of Directors, National Software Council. 1996.
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|The expert has authored over 50 publications.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|The expert has experience as an expert witness and has given depositions in areas involving software engineering.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert has extensive experience in all phases of software engineering, with specialties in Software Testing and Quality Assurance, Automated Testing Tools, Web Testing and Qualification Tools, and Programming Technology.|