3rd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems
7-10 July, 2001
Jean Bézivin is a professor of Computer Science at the University of Nantes, France. He got his Master degree from the University of Grenoble and PhD from the University of Rennes before spending several years, as an assistant professor, at the University of Brest. He also spent a year as a research fellow at the Queen's University of Belfast (Northern Ireland) and one year at the Concordia University of Montreal (Canada).
He has been very active in Europe in the object-oriented community, starting the ECOOP series of conference (with Pierre Cointe), the TOOLS series of conferences (with Bertrand Meyer) and more recently the <<UML>> series of conferences (with Pierre-Alain Muller). He also organized several workshops at OOPSLA and ECOOP conferences like in 1995 on "Use Case Technology" and more recently in 1998 and 2000 on "Model engineering". He started in 1979 at the University of Nantes, one of the first Master programs in Software Engineering entirely devoted to Object Technology (Data Bases, Concurrency, Languages and Programming, Analysis and Design, etc.).
He is an industrial consultant in the fields of object-technology, analysis and design, model engineering, etc. He published numerous papers on various subjects related to concurrency, software engineering, simulation, object technology, etc. He also presented tutorials on related subjects at several international conferences. His present research interests include object-oriented analysis and design, product and process modeling..