Workshop on SofTware Requirements to Architectures (STRAW '03)

Organizers' Biographies

Daniel Berry is a professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. His research interests are software engineering in general, and requirements engineering and electronic publishing in the specific. He has supervised 21 PhDs, numerous Master students and has received a Noted Instructor Award in Computer Science at Technion. He has consulted extensively in industry. He has served as associate editor for two journals and has been a referee for numerous journals. He has participated on programming committees for many conferences and workshops. He was Program Committee Co-chair for ICRE'98. He is a member of the Steering Committee for the RE series of conferences. He has published extensively in refereed journals and contributed to many refereed conferences, symposia, and books.

Roel Wieringa is Chair of Information Systems at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. His book ``Requirements Engineering: Frameworks for Understanding'' was published by Wiley in 1996, and a book ``Design Techniques for Reactive Systems'' will be published by Morgan Kaufmann in 2002 or early 2003. In 1989, he organized the first International Workshop on Deontic Logic, and in 1994, he was Tutorials Chair for CAiSE '94. He is the Exhibitions chair for RE '02 and the Program Chair for RE '03.

Rick Kazman is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University and Associate Professor at the University of Hawaii. His primary research interests are software architecture, design and analysis tools, software visualization, and software engineering economics. He also has interests in human-computer interaction and information retrieval. He is the author of over 70 papers, and co-author of several books, including "Software Architecture in Practice", and "Evaluating Software Architectures: Methods and Case Studies". Kazman received a B.A. and M.Math from the University of Waterloo, a M.A. from York University, and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University.