About Cécile Péraire

Dr. Cécile Péraire has over 20 years of software engineering experience working in both industry and academia. She earned her Ph.D. in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland). Following a postdoctoral research fellowship at SRI International and Hewlett Packard, she worked at Rational and IBM where she played different roles covering the many facets of software development. She has contributed significantly to the Rational Unified Process (RUP) and IBM's internal methods. Dr. Péraire is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Silicon Valley. She co-leads the Education Area of SEMAT (Software Engineering Method and Theory). She has a passion for innovation in methods, practices, models and tools that enable teams to more effectively develop and deliver software-intensive solutions.
Areas of interest: Agile, lean, and other software engineering development approaches, measurable process improvement, project management, requirements, architecture, quality, business processes, and empirical studies.


Present Assistant Teaching Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Software Engineering Education (4)

Software Engineering Method and Theory (SEMAT) (6)

Software Methods (15)

Agile & Lean (6)

Rational Unified Process (RUP) (6)

Software Architecture (7)

Software Testing & Formal Methods (12)

Scanner Printer Color Calibration (2)