Professor of Computer Sciences (1987)
B.A. mathematics, College of St. Thomas, 1969; Ph.D., information and computer science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1972.
Professor DeMillo was the director of the Software Engineering Research Center, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center from 1987 to July 1995. He was Director of the Computer and Computation Research Division at the National Science Foundation from 1989-91. Prior to joining the faculty at Purdue, he was a professor of information and computer science and director of Software Engineering Research at Georgia Tech.
Although he has worked in theoretical computer science and computer security, Professor DeMillo's primary interests are in software testing and reliability. He is co-developer of the program mutation approach to software testing, and his current research centers on building large-scale tools and methodologies that will enable software engineering to design and implement large software systems for life-critical applications such as air traffic control.
Projects: Software Engineering Research Center (SERC)
CS Annual Report - 19 APR 1996