Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Charles B. Weinstock

Charles B. Weinstock

Principal Researcher

Key Responsibilities

Chuck Weinstock is a senior member of the technical staff in the architecture practices initiative within the Software Engineering and Acquisition Practices program at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon. His interests are in the area of dependable computing with a recent emphasis on assurance cases and measuring confidence.

Areas of expertise: dependability, software assurance, assurance cases, confidence, fault tolerance

Professional Background

In over 25 years at the SEI, Weinstock has worked in the areas of model-based verification, fault tolerant computing, open source software, distributed real-time systems, architecture analysis, assurance cases, confidence, and argumentation theory.

Weinstock's interest in fault tolerant computing began while he was at SRI International where he was the principle software designer and implementer of the SIFT (software implemented fault tolerance) system. Weinstock has also worked at Tartan Laboratories and Illinois Institute of Technology.

In June 2014 Weinstock (and other SRI International colleagues) received the Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing for his work on the SIFT system

Publications (recent or significant)

Professional Memberships

  • IEEE, Senior Member
  • IEEE TC on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance, Vice Chair for Communications
  • IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance

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