Bertrand Meyer#


Bertrand Meyer
Membership Number:3037
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:bmeyer
Elected:2011
Homepage: http://se.ethz.ch/~meyer







Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001,10 - present, Professor and and head of the Chair of Software Engineering, ETH Zurich, Computer Science Department
  • 2001 - present Chief Architect, Eiffel Software, Santa Barbara (California), USA
  • 2009 - present president, IFIP TC2 committee (software)
  • 1989 - present conference series chair, TOOLS conferences (Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems)
  • 2002 - 2009 Publisher, Journal of Object Technology
  • 2005 - present President, Informatics Europe (association of European Computer Science Departments)
  • 2004 - 2006 Associate chair (2003-2004) then chair (2004-2006) of the Computer Science department, ETH Zurich
  • 1998 - 2003 Professor (adjunct), Monash University, Australia
  • 1985 - 2001 President and CEO, Eiffel Software, Santa Barbara (California), USA
  • 1985 company founder, Eiffel Software, Santa Barbara (California), USA
  • 1983 - 1986 Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, Computer Science Department.
  • 1974 - 1983 Research Engineer, then head of software support division, Electricité de France (French National Power Company), R&D

Fields of Scholarship
  • Programming languages
  • Software specification and formal methods of software development
  • Object-oriented programming, object technology
  • Concurrent and parallel programming
  • Computer science education
  • Theory of programming
  • Software development environments
  • Software verification
  • Software testing

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 ERC (European Research Council) Advanced Investigator Grant
  • 2010 Harlan Mills prize of the IEEE (“For practical and fundamental contributions to object-oriented software engineering”)
  • 2009 ACM Fellow.
  • 2009 Elected chair of IFIP TC2 committee (software)
  • 2007 ACM Software System award
  • 2006 Doctorate Honoris Causa, State Technical University ITMO of Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 2005 Senior Dahl-Nygaard prize for object technology in recognition of the design of Eiffel
  • 2004-2010 Switzerland representative to IFIP TC2
  • 1998 Jolt Award (for “Object-Oriented Software Construction, 2nd edition”)
  • 1991 Election as a member of the Académie des Technologies (French Academy of Technology, was “Comité des Applications de l’Académie des Sciences” until 2001)


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