Embedded Software Engineering: CMU Webinar


Galvanize Test Prep had organized a webinar where Prof. Anthony Lattanze from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), USA had given a talk on Embedded Software Engineering for interested students and working professionals.

Prof. Lattanze is the Director of Software Engineering Professional Programs at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

Some key points that were addressed in  the webinar include:

  • Embedded software engineering and its differences from building software for IT, Web centric and Data centric systems : Differences in terms of lifecycle, design, construction, validation, maintenance and many other aspects were touched upon during the webinar.
  • Core embedded software engineering principles : Professor Lattanze talked about core embedded software engineering principles and their applications during the course of the webinar.
  • Insights  on MS in IT – Embedded Software Engineering Program at Carnegie Mellon University and their approach to educating embedded software engineers : The need for a diverse skill set with the body of knowledge from electrical, systems and software engineering is essential to become an embedded engineer. The Carnegie Mellon approach to educating engineers via the MS in IT – Embedded Software Engineering Program was discussed during the webinar.
  • Career opportunities in embedded software engineering : Professor Lattanze also talked about career opportunities for graduates from an embedded systems engineering program across various fields in specific purpose computing and cited examples of usage of embedded systems in various industries .

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