Center for Systems and Software Engineering
Research Role: Researcher
Email Address: AWBrown@CSSE.usc.edu
Winsor Brown has extensive experience with process improvement, software engineering and training, including Fagan’s inspections, results driven evolutionary planning, relational databases, object oriented technology, and Personal Software Process. He has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Engineering Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. During his career, Winsor has been involved in such programs as International Space Station SEPG, C-17 Software Program Management, software engineering technology transfer at Douglas Aircraft Co., Modula-2 for Volition Systems, and UCSD Pascal for General Automation. Winsor has over 25 years of experience in software development, engineering and management; it was gained in aerospace, industrial and commercial applications.
Winsor has taught and developed software engineering related professional development courses. He has taught for West Coast University, UCI Extension, and most recently upper division information systems courses and graduate level software engineering courses at the University of Southern California. He has leadership positions in LA SPIN hosted by USC-CSE, So. Cal. SPIN hosted by UCI-IRUS, and LA Metro SIGSoft (Special Interest Group on Software Engineering). He has had leadership positions in Southern California Client/Server Users Group, Object Oriented Developers Association, AIAA Technical Committee on Software Systems, and LA ACM SIGAda.