Ada Standardization Status and Issues

James W. Moore


Standards Coordinator, The MITRE Corporation, Reston, Virginia

Standards-related work

Co-Executive Editor of the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge Project
Convener (Chairman), ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22/WG9 (Ada)
Head of US Delegation to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 (Software Engineering)
Member, Management Board, IEEE Software Engineering Standards Committee
Member, IEEE Standards Board


University of North Carolina, BS, 1969, Mathematics with a focus on Information Sciences (Like "Software Engineering" today, the term "Computer Science" was in dispute then.)
Syracuse University, MS, 1978, Systems and Information Science (ditto)

Professional Societies

Senior member of IEEE and its Computer Society
Member of ACM and SIGAda
Winner of SIGAda Outstanding Ada Community Contribution Award
Winner of IEEE's Third Millennium Award and IEEE Computer Society's Golden Core
Best Paper Award: 8th Intern. Conf. on SW Quality and 3rd Intern. Conf. on SW Reuse


Several articles in journals like IEEE Software, Communications of the ACM, Ada Letters, ASQ Software Quality
1997 Book: Software Engineering Standards: A User's Road Map