Dr. Janos Sztipanovits (Fellow, IEEE) is currently the E. Bronson Ingram Distinguished Professor of Engineering in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of Vanderbilt University. He is founding director of the Institute for Software Integrated Systems ( ISIS ). Between 1999 and 2001, he worked as program manager and acting deputy director of DARPA Information Technology Office. During the past two decades, Dr. Sztipanovits has conducted research on Model-Integrated Computing, structurally adaptive systems, and embedded software and systems. He has published over 160 papers and co-authored two books. He is chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Embedded Systems (SIGBED).
Dr. Sztipanovits graduated from the Technical University of Budapest in 1970. He received the degree of “Candidate of Technical Sciences” from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1980, and the distinguished doctor degree (Golden Ring of the Republic) in 1982.