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Valdis A Berzins

Computer Science
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-2610
NPS Experience
  • 1992 - current: Professor
Other Experience
  • 1986 - 1989 Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Univ of Minnesota
  • 1980 - 1986 Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Univ of Minnesota
Research Interests
Computer-aided Software Evolution
Reliable Software Architecture
Formal Models that Support Engineering Automation
Program Generators
Requirements and Risk Reduction
Teaching Interests
Computer Science
Software Engineering


  • 1994 - Research Recognition Award in Computer Science, Naval Postgraduate School

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Senior Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi
  • 1997 - 2017 Associate Editor, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering

Scholarly Work

  • Conference Proceedings
  • Berzins, V. A., & Hernandez, A. S, (2019). Risk-Based Testing for UAV with Munitions.
  • Berzins, V. A, (2018). Automated Methods for Cyber Test and Evaluation.
  • Technical Reports
  • Berzins, V. A, (2019). Automatic AUS Plan Generation.