ICSE 2008 in Leipzig, Germany

30th International Conference on
Software Engineering ®
Leipzig, Germany, 10 - 18 May 2008

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40 Years of Software Engineering

Albert Endres

Albert Endres
Albert Endres, Sindelfingen, Germany


Study of geodesy at University of Bonn, Germany, and at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. Joined IBM Germany in 1957 as application programmer in Sindelfingen, Germany. Was data-center manager (IBM 650, IBM 7070) in Duesseldorf, Germany (1959 -1962). Subsequently, as system software developer at the IBM laboratories in La Gaude, France, Time/Life, N.Y., and Poughkeepsie, N.Y., participating in a 7090 Algol compiler project, the definition of the progamming language PL/I, and the design of OS/360. Since 1965, software development manager at the IBM laboratory in Boeblingen, Germany. Was responsible for compiler, operating system, data base system, and software tool developments. Achieved positions of Senior Technical Staff Member and member of IBM Academy of Technology. Retired from IBM at end of 1992, after 35 years of service.

Obtained Ph.D. in computer science (1975) and title of honorary professor (1986), both from the University of Stuttgart, Germany. Held position of full-time professor of computer science at the Technical University of Munich from 1993 to 1997. Lead joint research project on digital libraries, called MeDoc, involving 30 German universities and colleges and 14 publishers. Was founding chairman of the German chapter of the ACM. Named fellow of Gesellschaft für Informatik (German Informatics Society) in 2003. Was editor-in-chief of "Informatik - Forschung und Entwicklung", a German research journal in computer science (1986 - 1999). Author or co-author of nine technical books and about 60 technical papers, mainly on software engineering.



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