Millennium Magazine_6th Ed

141 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine BARRY WILLIAM BOEHM, PHD, SCD DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR, ENGINEER, RESEARCHER University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA and Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Software. Since 2009, Dr. Boehm has been a director, researcher and chief scientist at the Department of Defense’s Systems Engineering Research Center. Additionally, since 1992, he has been the TRW professor of software engineering and director of the Center for Systems and Software Engineering at the University of Southern California. Prior to his current roles, Dr. Boehm spent 1992 as director of the Software and Computer Technology Office for the Department of Defense in Arlington, Virginia, and from 1989 to 1992, the director of Information Science and Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Agency. Previously, he was a research leader and chief scientist of the TRW Defense Systems Group from 1973 to 1989, and programmer to head of the Computer Science and Information Science Departments at Rand Corp. from 1959 to 1973. In 1955, he commenced his career as a programmer and analyst for General Dynamics. In 2019, Dr. Boehm was named Professor of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals, followed by being honored as the Top Professor of the Decade for 2020. In 2015, he received the Nancy Mead Lifetime Achievement Award in Software Engineering Education, and in 2011, the Stevens Software Engineering Lifetime Achievement Award, among numerous other recognitions. A fellow of the International Council on Systems Engineering, ACM, IEEE and AIAA, Dr. Boehm is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He has chaired a NAE study, and advisory boards for NASA, USAF and the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute. Looking ahead, Dr. Boehm hopes to continue exploring new technologies via student project teams. D r. Barry William Boehm received a BA in mathematics from Harvard University in 1957, and achieved an MS in mathematics in 1961 and PhD in mathematics in 1964, both from the University of California Los Angeles. He also holds honorary ScD degrees in computer science from the University of Massachusetts ENERGY, ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING