Carnegie Mellon University

Hakan Erdogmus

Hakan Erdogmus

Teaching Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Address Carnegie Mellon University
Silicon Valley
Building 23 (MS23-11)
Moffett Field, CA

Bio

Hakan Erdogmus is a Teaching Professor of Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley Campus. Prior to joining CMU in October 2013, he was an independent consultant based in Ottawa, Canada, providing training in software process management and project finance and helping clients transition into modern software engineering methods and improve their software quality and measurement practices. He holds an adjunct faculty appointment at University of Calgary’s Department of Computer Science in Alberta, Canada.

Dr. Erdogmus has published and lectured extensively in his areas of specialization: economics of software engineering, value-based software engineering, agile software development, empirical studies of software engineering practices, and software process measurement and improvement. From January 1995 to June 2009, he worked for the Canadian National Research Council‘s Institute for Information Technology. Between 2002 and 2009 he was a Senior Research Officer in the Software Engineering Group. Dr. Erdogmus is a past Editor in Chief of IEEE Software. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Empirical Software Engineering. Dr. Erdogmus has been an Erasmus Mundus visiting scholar, a position funded by the European Union, at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

Dr. Erdogmus is co-editor of two volumes, Advances in Software Engineering: Comprehension, Evaluation and Evolution and Value-Based Software Engineering, both published by Springer. He has helped organize numerous international conferences and workshops and served in over 50 program committees. He was general chair of XP 2010, program co-chair of XP 2004, and program co-chair of CASCON in 1997 and 2006.

Dr. Erdogmus received his PhD degree in Telecommunications from INRS-Université du Québec (Montreal), his MSc degree from McGill University‘s School of Computer Science (Montreal), and his BSc degree from Bogaziçi University‘s Computer Engineering Department (Istanbul). He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Golden Core member of IEEE Computer Society, a member of ACM, and a participant in International Software Engineering Research Network. In 2012, he chaired IEEE Computer Society’s Transactions Operations Committee, the body overseeing the Society’s archival periodicals. He is currently serving on Computer Society’s Board of Governors as an elected member. In 2003, Dr. Erdogmus received the Eugene L. Grant Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.

Education

Ph.D., 1994
Telecommunications
Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Université du Québec

M.S.
Computer Science
McGill University

B.S.
Computer Engineering
Bogaziçi University

Research

Keywords

  • Software engineering
  • Empirical evaluation of software development methods
  • Software testing and verification
  • Software quality and measurement
  • Test-driven approaches
  • Software engineering economics
  • Quantitative decision making in software engineering

Related news

Monday, June 19, 2017

Erdogmus delivers keynote address at UNL Conference in Santa Fe, Argentina

Hakan Erdogmus, associate teaching professor at CMU Silicon Valley, recently delivered the keynote address at a conference held by the National University of the Litorall (Universidad Nacional del Litoral, UNL) in Santa Fe, Argentina.
Monday, June 13, 2016

FCC cites CMU-SV research in updates to Wireless Emergency Alerts regulations

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that suggests updates to the current regulations concerning Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) messages. These proposed revisions will improve the clarity and distribution of WEA messages by increasing their efficiency, reliability, accessibility, and timeliness to individuals impacted by disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, and floods.
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Four ECE professors receive College of Engineering Faculty Awards

Professors from ECE’s Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley campuses have received College of Engineering Faculty Awards, which are given to faculty in recognition of their academic and research achievements. Each award has different criteria and requirements.
Monday, February 08, 2016

Two ECE faculty awarded 2016 Dean's Early Career Fellowships

Five distinguished young faculty have been awarded the 2016 Dean’s Early Career Fellowships for groundbreaking work in their fields. This year’s awardees are Hakan Erdogmus (ECE), Soummya Kar (ECE), Carmel Majidi (MechE), Sheng Shen (MechE), and Paulina Jaramillo (EPP).