Bruce I. Blum
Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory
Bruce I. Blum retired from The Johns Hopkins University in August 1994. He
was a member of the Principal Professional Staff of the Applied Physics Laboratory and
an associate professor of biomedical engineering in the School of Medicine. He also
taught software engineering in the Department of Computer Science in the Whiting
School of Engineering.
Mr. Blum holds a masters degree in history from Columbia University and a
masters degree in mathematics from the University of Maryland. He was active in the
field of computing from 1962 until his retirement. He served as project manager for
major NASA contracts, was a vice president of Wolf Research and Development, and
has been responsible for the design and implementation of information systems for
NASA, the Navy, the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and other organizations.
From 1984 to 1994, he conducted research in software engineering.
Mr. Blum has written four books, edited four books and collections, and has
published more than 100 scientific papers. He has taught graduate courses in software
engineering, databases, expert systems, and advanced topics in software engineering.
Works of particular interest for this talk are:
- J. P. Enterline, R. E. Lenhard and B. I. Blum (eds.), A Clinical
Information System for Oncology, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1989.
- B. I. Blum, TEDIUM and the Software Process, MIT Press, Boston, MA, 1990.
- B. I. Blum, Software Engineering:A Holistic View, Oxford University Press, New
York, NY, 1992.
- B. I. Blum, Beyond Programming, To a New Era of Design, Oxford University
Press, New York, due mid 1995.