Dr. Edward B. Allen

Associate Professor (retired)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Mississippi State University.

Click here for personal Web page (http://cse.msstate.edu/~allen/personal/)

Effective January 2015, I am no longer the Graduate Coordinator of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
For information on graduate studies, please contact Dr. T.J. Jankun-Kelly.
Email: tjk@cse.msstate.edu
Phone: (662)325-7504

Class Web Sites

My class Web sites are available to enrolled students via MyCourses.

Available Resources

Educational materials on "Practical Issues in Software Engineering" were created by Jonathan Hood, Taylor Helsper, and Layton Smith in Spring 2011 as a group independent study course.

Edward B. Allen, "Design artifacts are central: Foundations for a theory of software engineering," Tech. Rep. MSU-20150420, Mississippi State University, Apr. 2015.


Dr. Allen was a faculty member at Mississippi State University from 2000 to 2015. He began his career as a programmer with the U.S. Army. From 1974 to 1983, he performed systems engineering and software engineering on military systems, first for Planning Research Corp. and then for Sperry Corp. From 1983 to 1992, he developed corporate data processing systems for Glenbeigh, Inc., a specialty health care company. From 1995 to 2000, he conducted research in software engineering at Florida Atlantic University. He is a Life Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) , and a member of the American Scientific Affiliation.


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University, 1995
M.S. in Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1973
B.S. in Engineering, Brown University, 1971

Research Interests

He has more than 80 refereed publications in these areas. For more information:

Empirical Software Engineering Research Group

The Empirical Software Engineering research group is an informal forum for mutual help and collaboration in software engineering research. The group meets weekly in the Fall and Spring semesters. Attendance and the email list are open to all who are interested.

Contact Information

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Mississippi State University
Box 9637
Mississippi State, MS 39762

E_Mail: edward.allen@computer.org
Dept.: (662)325-2756
URL: web.cse.msstate.edu/~allen

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