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Conference on Systems Engineering Research 2013

Addressing Societal Challenges with Next-Generation Systems!

Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to have the following keynote speakers at CSER 2013.  They will provide insight into systems engineering challenges and successes from their experience in major systems engineering programs.  Their work is truly representative of our conference theme, "Addressing Societal Needs with Next-Generation Systems."

Wednesday, March 20

8:00am - 9:00am, GLC 236

Victoria Cox

Challenges with Deploying Complex Systems of Systems: Some Perspectives

Victoria Cox is the former FAA Assistant Administrator for NextGen, which is the ongoing transformation of the nation’s air transportation system. NextGen has been called one of the most complex systems integration challenges ever undertaken by the federal government.

Abstract and bio
Presentation Transcript pdf

Thursday, March 21

8:00am - 9:00am, GLC 236

Paul Eremenko

Formal Model-based Design & Manufacture: A Template for Managing Complexity in Large-scale Cyber-physical Systems

Mr. Paul Eremenko was most recently the Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Tactical Technology Office (TTO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense.

Abstract and bio
Presentation Slides pdf

Friday, March 22

8:00am - 9:00am, GLC 236

Ann Devereaux

Landing Curiosity: SE Challenges for NASA's Newest Martian

Ann Devereaux worked on the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover project in delivering the UHF relay radios, becoming lead system engineer for the flight system and fault protection, and finally serving as deputy lead for the Entry, Descent and Landing team.

Abstract and bio
Presentation Slides pdf

Founded By

University of Southern California
Stevens Institute of Technology

Associated Event

SEANET Doctoral Student Workshop
March 19th, 2013

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