Future Research Directions for Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering

Guenther Ruhe
Industrial Research Chair in Software Engineering
University of Calgary, Canada

About the Speaker:

Günther Ruhe holds an Industrial Research Chair in Software Engineering at the University of Calgary. His interdisciplinary research in the areas of product release planning and project management includes mathematical optimization, software measurement, process modeling and simulation as well as empirical methods. He received a doctorate degree in Mathematics with emphasis on Operations Research from Freiberg University, Germany and a doctorate degree in Computer Science from University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. From 1996 until 2001, he was deputy director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering in Germany.

Ruhe has published more than 160 reviewed research papers at journals, workshops and conferences. He is the Associate Editor of the IST journal and IJSEKE, and Editorial Board member for a number of journals. He is a member of the ACM, the IEEE Computer Society and the Informatics Society GI of Germany.