2017 IEEE CS TCSE Distinguished Education Award

David Garlan
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, USA

David Garlan led the evolution of the Carnegie Mellon University Master of Software Engineering program, which has become a significant influence in curriculum guidelines endorsed by ACM, IEEE CS, and INCOSE. This program is an international benchmark, inspiring many similar efforts. He established international partnerships with universities, industry, and governments for software engineering professional programs in India, South Korea, and Portugal. He developed exceptional materials for practicing professionals, and co-authored the outstanding works “Documenting Software Architecture: Views and Beyond” and “Software Architecture: Perspectives of an Emerging Discipline”.