Dr. David P. Gluch is a professor in the department of electrical, computer, software, and systems engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a visiting scientist at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). His research interests are technologies and practices for model-based software engineering of complex systems, with a focus on software verification. Prior to joining the faculty at Embry-Riddle, he was a senior member of the technical staff at the SEI where he participated in the development and transition of innovative software engineering practices and technologies. His industrial research and development experience has included fault-tolerant computer, fly-by-wire aircraft control, Space Shuttle software modeling, and automated process control systems. He has co-authored a book on real-time UNIX systems and authored numerous technical reports and professional articles. Dave has a Ph.D. in physics from Florida State University and is a senior member of IEEE.