Alan Burns

Alan Burns

Keynote speaker at PECCS 2013

Professor Alan Burns a member of the Department of Computer Science, University of York, U.K. His research interests cover a number of aspects of real-time systems including the assessment of languages for use in the real-time domain, distributed operating systems, the formal specification of scheduling algorithms and implementation strategies, and the design of dependable user interfaces to real-time applications. Professor Burns has authored/co-authored 450 papers/reports and 15 books. Many of these are in the real-time area. His teaching activities include courses in Operating Systems and Real-time Systems. He is a member of ARTIST - the EU Centre of Excellence in Real-Time and Embedded Systems. In 2009 Professor Burns was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 2012 he was elected a Fellow of the IEEE.