Speaker Biography

Don Batory holds the David Bruton Centennial Professorship at The University of Texas at Austin. He received a B.S. (1975) and M.Sc. (1977) degrees from Case Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. (1980) from the University of Toronto. He was a faculty member at the University of Florida in 1981 before he joined the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas in 1983.

He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (1999-2002), Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Database Systems (1986-1992), a member of the ACM Software Systems Award Committee (1989-1993; Committee Chairman in 1992), Program Co-Chair for the 2002 Generative Pro­gramming and Component Engineering Conference, the Program Chair for the 1995 International Confer­ence on Software Reuse, and the 1999 Workshop on Software Reuse. He has given numerous lectures and tutorials on product-line architectures, generators and reuse, and is an industry-consultant on product-lines.