Gunther Ruhe
Full Name
Gunther Ruhe
Job Title
Industrial Research Chair in Software Engineering
Company
University of Calgary
Speaker Bio
Guenther holds an Industrial Research Chair in Software Engineering at The University of Calgary. This is a joint position between the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Software Engineering. He won various awards, such as the Alberta iCORE (Informatics Center of Research Excellence) award, an IBM research award, and a Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovation award 2012. Ruhe was in chairing positions for various conferences such as ESEM, RE, SEKE, and SSBSE. Since 2016, he serves as the Editor in Chief of the Information and Software Technology journal, published by Elsevier. His main research interests are in the areas of Product Release Planning, Software Project Management, Decision Support, Open Innovation, Data Analytics, Empirical Software Engineering, as well as Search-based Software Engineering. He is a Senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM. Dr. Ruhe is the Founder and CEO of Expert Decisions Inc., a University of Calgary spin-off company created in 2003.