Oct. 28: Obituary: Watts Humphrey Succeeded in Changing the World of Software Engineering – Carnegie Mellon University

by Scott Smith

For his work in software engineering, Humphrey was awarded the 2003 National Medal of Technology which he received from President George W. Bush in a special ceremony at the White House in 2005. Humphrey is the author of 12 books on software engineering and hundreds of technical reports, journal articles, and columns. The Watts Humphrey Software Quality Institute in Chennai, India, is named after him.