Martin Glinz is a full professor emeritus at the University of Zurich (UZH). From 1993 until 2017, he was a professor of Informatics at UZH’s Department of Informatics. From 2007-2016, he also was the department head. His interests include requirements and software engineering – in particular modeling, validation, quality, and evolution.
He received a Dr. rer. nat. in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University in 1983. Before joining the University of Zurich, he worked in industry for ten years where he was active in software and requirements engineering research, development, training, and consulting.
He is on editorial boards and program committees of major journals and conferences in software and requirements engineering and served as general chair, program chair, steering committee chair and organizer for the top international conferences in his field. He is a member of the International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB), where he chairs the IREB Council. In Switzerland, he is on the board of the Swiss Informatics Society (SI) and president of the Swiss Informatics Research Association (SIRA).