Harlan Mills

Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope
Harlan Mills

Name: Harlan B. Mills

Born: May 14, 1919

Death: January 8, 1996 (Age: 77)

Computer-related contributions

  • Professor of Computer Science at the Florida Institute of Technology.
  • Founder of Software Engineering Technology, Inc. of Vero Beach, Florida (since acquired by Q-Labs).

Significant publications

  • The Management of Software Engineering, Part I: Principles of Software Engineering (1999).
  • Zero Defect Software: Cleanroom Engineering (1993).
  • Structured Methods for Systems Development with Objects (1993).
  • Teaching principles of computer programming (1987).

Honors and awards

  • IBM research fellow.
  • Awardee, Distinguished Information Sciences Award, DPMA (1985).
  • IEEE Computer Society created the Harlan D. Mills Award (1999).