Roger S. Pressman

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Roger S. Pressman is an American software engineer, author and consultant, and President of R.S. Pressman & Associates. He is also Founder and Director of Engineering for EVANNEX, a company that sells parts and accessories for electric vehicles.

He received a BSE from the University of Connecticut, an MS from the University of Bridgeport and a PhD from the University of Connecticut. He has over 40 years of experience working as a software engineer, a manager, a professor, an author, and a consultant, focusing on software engineering issues.[1] He has been on the Editorial Boards of IEEE Software and The Cutter IT Journal. He is a member of the IEEE and Tau Beta Pi. Pressman has designed and developed products that are used worldwide for software engineering training and process improvement.[2]

As an entrepreneur, Pressman founded EVANNEX, a company specializing in aftermarket accessories for electric vehicles with a strong emphasis of Tesla Model S, Model X, Model 3, Model Y and CyberTruck.[3] Since the founding of EVANNEX in 2013, Pressman has designed and developed a variety of custom aftermarket products for Tesla vehicles that are manufactured at EVANNEX's Florida location.


Roger Pressman has authored papers, articles[4] and books on technical and management subjects.[5] His books include:

  • 1977. Numerical control and computer-aided manufacturing
  • 1982. Software engineering : a practitioner's approach (first edition)
  • 1988. Making software engineering happen : a guide for instituting the technology.
  • 1988. Software engineering : a beginner's guide.
  • 1989. Software engineering : a practitioner's approach (second edition)
  • 1991. Software shock : the danger & the opportunity
  • 1993. A Manager's Guide to Software Engineering
  • 2009. Web engineering : a practitioner's approach
  • 2010. The Aymara Bridge (a novel)
  • 2011. The Puppeteer (a novel)
  • 2017. Getting Ready for Model 3
  • 2020. Software engineering : a practitioner's approach (ninth edition)


  1. ^ John J. Marciniak (2002) Encyclopedia of Software Engineering: Custom. John Wiley. p. 964
  2. ^ About Dr. Roger S. Pressman. Retrieved 20 Okt 2008.
  3. ^ "About us Tesla Model S owners create aftermarket parts and accessories". Retrieved 20 Nov 2015.
  4. ^ Roger S. Pressman Facets and more with CompleteSearchList of publications from the DBLP Bibliography Server. Retrieved 20 Okt 2008.
  5. ^ The EdistaLearning website states that his book, "Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach", is the world's most widely used software engineering textbook. Worldwide, this book has sold more than 3 million copies and is the world's best selling book in software engineering. The book has been translated into eight languages, recent translations include: Chinese (2 dialects), Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, and Hindi. The book has been used at over 500 Universities worldwide and is also widely used in industry and is required reading for many industry and government short courses.

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