Linda M. Laird

Linda M. Laird is the Director of the Software Engineering Program at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Professor Laird is the author of Software Estimation and Measurement: A Practical Approach. Her research interests include system dependability, architecture and design for software reliability, and software estimation. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Michigan. Professor Laird managed large software development projects at Bell Laboratories for over 25 years.