Senior Member of Technical Staff
Bill Nichols joined the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in 2006 as a senior member of the technical staff and serves as a PSP instructor and TSP coach with the Team Software Process (TSP) Program. Prior to joining the SEI, Nichols lead a software development team at the Bettis Laboratory near Pittsburgh, PA, where he had been developing and maintaining nuclear engineering and scientific software for 14 years. His publications include the interaction patterns on software development teams, design and performance of a physics data acquisition system, analysis and results from a particle physics experiment, and algorithm development for use in neutron diffusion programs. He has a doctorate in physics from Carnegie Mellon University.