Professor Fevzi Belli
Dr. Belli is a professor emeritus of software engineering at the University of Paderborn, Germany and at Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees and Habilitation (a German post-doctoral degree) in Information Technology and Computer Science from Technical University Berlin. He has more than 35 years’ experience in research, development, and teaching software engineering, validation & verification, fault tolerance, and quality assurance. He started as a programmer in the aircraft industry and wrote programs to create simulation environments and to validate safety critical features. In 1983, he was awarded a professorship at the University of Applied Sciences in Bremerhaven; in 1989, he moved to the University of Paderborn. Dr. Belli was also, for many years, a faculty member of the University of Maryland, College Park, European Division. He was also founding chair of the Computer Science Department at the University of Economics in Izmir, Turkey. Dr. Belli has interest and experience in software reliability/fault tolerance, model-based testing, and test automation.