Software Engineering at Credit Suisse lecture series announced
Posted: 6th January 2012
A lecture series entitled ‘Software Engineering at Credit Suisse’ is to be given by Stephan Murer, Chief Architect at Credit Suisse, and Visiting Professor of Software Engineering at Oxford.
The talks - all to be given at Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford - will include:
Wednesday 8th February (week 4, Hilary Term 2012). 12:00 in Room 051
Design information systems adequate to the risk they carry
Friday 13th April 2012 12:00 in Room 051
Thursday 7th June (week 7, Trinity Term 2012). 12:00 in Room 051
Testing at large
Wednesday 5th September 2012 12:00 in Room 051
Understanding large scale code evolution
Wednesday 28th November (week 8, Michaelmas Term 2012). 12:00 in Room 051
Further information: http://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/seminars/Software%20Engineering%20at%20Credit%20Suisse/
Stephan Murer gained his Diploma and Ph.D. in computer science from ETH Zürich, doing research on using hardware supported context switches to hide memory latency in non-uniform memory architectures. After that he moved on to the International Computer Science Institute at UC Berkeley to continue and expand his research into parallel object-oriented programming languages and type systems for object-oriented languages. After returning to Switzerland he joined Credit Suisse as an internal consultant. He then held a number of different roles in Credit Suisse as a manager, project lead, and technical expert. In 2000 he was promoted and put in charge of the firm’s information systems architecture. Stephan has also served as a member of the Swiss National Research Council, helping the National Science Foundation to allocate research funding.