Program at a Glance

7:00-8:00am Registration / Breakfast
8:00-9:00am Keynote: Paul Eremenko (Room 236)
9:15-10:45am Morning Session 1
11:00-12:30pm Morning Session 2
12:30-1:30pm Lunch + NSF Systems Engineering Program Information Session (Room 236)
1:30-3:00pm Afternoon Session 1
3:30-5:00pm Afternoon Session 2
Evening Reception & Awards (Rooftop of Renaissance Hotel)

Morning Session 1

Dynamic Analysis of Systems
Thu. 09:15 - 10:45am, Room 236
A System Dynamics Perspective of Patient Satisfaction in Healthcare Download PDF Misagh Faezipour & Susan Ferreira; University of Texas @ Arlington
Using System Dynamics for Sustainable Water Resources Management in Singapore Download PDF Xi Xi & Kim Leng Poh; National University of Singapore
Compositional Analysis of Dynamic Bayesian Networks and Applications to Complex Dynamic System Decomposition Download PDF Shahan Yang, Yuchen Zhou & John Baras; University of Maryland


SE of Resilient Systems
Thu. 09:15 - 10:45am, Room 222
Towards the Design of Complex Evolving Networks with High Robustness and Resilience Download PDF Zhenghui Sha & Jitesh Panchal of Purdue University
(SERC) Exploiting Stand-In Redundancy to Improve Resilience in a System-of-systems (SoS) Download PDF Payuna Uday & Karen Marais; Purdue University
(SERC) Development Interdependency Modeling for System-of-Systems (SoS) Using Bayesian Networks: SoS Management Strategy Planning Download PDF Seung Yeob & Daniel Delaurentis; Purdue University


Systems of Systems
Thu. 09:15 - 10:45am, Room 235
METIS: Dependable Cooperative Systems for Public Safety Download PDF Teun Hendriks & Pierre Van de Laar; Embedded Systems Institute
Development and Implementation of Micro Autonomous Systems and Technologies (MAST) Interactive Reconfigurable Matrix of Alternatives (M-IRMA) for Concept Selection Download PDF Zohaib Mian, Patrick Dees, Leslie Hall, & Dimitri Mavris; Georgia Institute of Technology
A Generalized Options-based Approach to Mitigate Perturbations in a Maritime Security System-of-Systems Download PDF Nicola Ricci, Adam Ross & Donna Rhodes; Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Graduate Education
Thu. 09:15 - 10:45am, Room 233
Evaluation of a Collaborative Aerospace Lifecycle Systems Engineering Master's Program Download PDF J. Silva, D. Schrage, N. Bauer, R. Meng, & P. Wallace; Georgia Institute of Technology
Systems Engineering Graduate Research as Part of Curriculum - Summary of Research Download PDF Adeel Khalid; Southern Polytechnic State University
Getting Students Hooked on Systems Engineering! Download PDF Cecilia Haskins; Norwegian University of Science & Technology


Morning Session 2

System Architecture Optimization using MBSE
Thu. 11:00 - 12:30pm, Room 236
Developing a Holistic Modeling Approach for Search-based System Architecting Download PDF Renzhong Wang & Cihan Dagli; Missouri University of Science & Technology
Model-Based Systems Engineering Design and Trade-Off Analysis with RDF Graphs Download PDF Nefretiti Nassar & Mark Austin; University of Maryland
Pluggable Analysis Viewpoints for Design Space Exploration Download PDF M. Masin, L. Limonad, A. Sela, D. Boaz, L. Greenberg, N. Mashkif, & R. Rinat; IBM R&D Labs Israel


SE and the Enterprise
Thu. 11:00 - 12:30pm, Room 222
The Enterprise AID Methodology: Concepts Download PDF Patrick Hester & Thomas Meyers; Old Dominion University
The Enterprise AID Methodology: Application Download PDF Patrick Hester & Thomas Meyers; Old Dominion University
Intellectual Property Protection and Secure Knowledge Management in Collaborative Systems Engineering Download PDF Marco Grimm & Reiner Anderl; Technology University of Darmstadt


Information Technology
Thu. 11:00 - 12:30pm, Room 235
IT Project Failure: A Proposed Four-Phased Adaptive Multi-Method Approach Download PDF Rosana Stoica & Peggy Brouse; George Mason University
Migrating to the Cloud - Lessons and Limitation of 'Traditional' IS Implementation Research Download PDF Imaran Azeemi, Mike Lewis, & Theo Tryfonas; Capgemini UK, University of Bath and University of Bristol
The Evolution of Software and Its Impact on Complex System Design in Robotic Spacecraft Embedded Systems Download PDF Roy Butler & Michael Pennotti; Jet Propulsion Laboratory & Stevens Institute of Technology


Graduate Education -- SEBoK
Thu. 11:00 - 12:30pm, Room 233
Enabling Systems Engineering Program Outcomes Via Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge Download PDF M. Towhidnejad, T. Ferris, A. Squires & R. Madachy; Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, University of South Australia, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Stevens Institute of Technolgoy & Naval Postgraduate School
(SERC) Experiences From Creating the Guide to the Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBoK) V. 1.0 Download PDF D. Henry, A. Pyster, D. Olwell, N. Hutchison, S. Enck, & J. Anthony Jr.; Stevens Institute of Technology, Naval Postgraduate School & Sevatec
(SERC) Analysis of the References From the Guide to the Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBoK) Download PDF D. Olwell, D. Henry, A. Pyster, N. Hutchison, S. Enck, & J. Anthony Jr.; Naval Postgraduate School, Stevens Institute of Technology & Sevatec


Afternoon Session 1

System Analysis
Thu. 01:30 - 03:00pm, Room 236
Integrating Analytical Models with Descriptive System Models: Implementation of the OMG SysML Standard for the Tool-Specific Case of MapleSim and Magic Draw Download PDF Sebastian Herzig, Nicolas Rouquette, Stephen Forrest & J.S. Jenkins; Georgia Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory & Maplesoft
Model Based Systems Engineering Using VHDL-AMS Download PDF Patrice Micouin; Arts et Metiers Paris Tech
Interactive Tree Decomposition Tool for Reducing System Analysis Complexity Download PDF Shahan Yang, Baobing Wand, & John Baras; University of Maryland


System of Systems Analysis and Optimization
Thu. 01:30 - 03:00pm, Room 222
Evaluating the Allocation of Border Security System of Systems Requirements Download PDF David Flanigan & Peggy Brouse; The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory & Georgia Mason University
(SERC) A Fuzzy Evaluation Method for System of Systems Meta-Architectures Download PDF L. Pape, K. Giammarco, J. Colombi, C. Dagli, N. Kilicay-Ergin, & G. Rebovich; Missouri University of Science & Technology, Naval Postgraduate School, Air Force Institute of Technology, Penn State University, & MITRE
(SERC) A Robust Optimization Framework to Architecting System of Systems Download PDF Navindran Davendralingam & Daniel Delaurentis; Purdue University


Health Systems
Thu. 01:30 - 03:00pm, Room 235
Panel Discussion: This Panel will discuss the systems engineering needs in the medical community Tommy Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., Neuroscience Critical Care Emory University
Kevin Maher, M.D. Children's Health Care of Atlanta
Doug Woods, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Brian Liu, Georgia Tech Research Institute


Systems thinking
Thu. 01:30 - 03:00pm, Room 233
Combining Hard and Soft Systems Thinking: The Development of a Value Improvement Model for a Complex Linear Friction Welding Repetitive Process (lfw-VIM) Download PDF Darren Williams, Richard Beasley, & Paul Gibbons; Rolls-Royce & Bristol University
The Product and Process Focus Within NASA Systems Engineering Download PDF James Heusner; University of Alabama
Systems Thinking: A Comparison Between Chinese and Western Approaches Download PDF Xing Pan, Ricardo Valerdi & Rui Kang; Beihang University & University of Arizona


Afternoon Session 2

High-level Modeling
Thu. 03:30 - 05:00pm, Room 236
Requirements for High Level Models Supporting Design Space Exploration in Model-Based Systems Engineering Download PDF Steven Haveman & G. Maarten Bonnema; University of Twente
Systems Engineering Management Based on a Discipline-Spanning System Model Download PDF Jurgen Gausemeier, Tobia Gaukstern & Christian Tschirner; Heinz Nixdorf Institute, University of Paderborn
Model-Based System Integration (MBSI) - Key Attributes of MBSE From the System Integrator's Perspective Download PDF Paul Montgomery & D.Sc., ESEP; Naval Postgraduate School


SoS and Architecture
Thu. 03:30 - 05:00pm, Room 222
(SERC) Dependency Analysis of System-of-Systems Operational and Development Networks Download PDF Cesare Guariniello & Daniel DeLaurentis; Purdue University
(SERC) An Approach to Facilitate Decision Making on Architecture Evolution Strategies Download PDF Zhemei Fang, Daniel DeLaurentis & Navindran Davendralingam; Purdue University
Using Architecture Patterns to Architect and Analyze Systems of Systems Download PDF Roy Kalawsky, D. Jannou, Y Tian & A. Fayoumi; Loughborough University


Electrical Grid Applications
Thu. 03:30 - 05:00pm, Room 235
Incorporating Electrical Distribution Network Structure Into Energy Portfolio Optimization for an Isolated Grid Download PDF Matthieu Corrand, Scott Duncan & Dimitri Mavris; Georgia Institute of Technology
Real-Time Scheduling Techniques for Electric Vehicle Charging in Support of Frequency Regulation Download PDF Joosung Kang, Scott Duncan & Dimitri Mavris; Georgia Institute of Technology
An Intelligent Controller for the Smart Grid Download PDF Fernando Gonzalez; Texas A&M International University


UG and K-12 Education
Thu. 03:30 - 05:00pm, Room 233
Measures of Effectiveness for STEM Program: the Arizona Science of Baseball Download PDF R. Valerdi, J. Monreal, D. Valenzuela, & K. Hernandez; University of Arizona
Facilitating Authentic Reasoning About Complex Systems in Middle School Science Education Download PDF David Joyner, David Majerich & Ashok Goel; Georgia Institute of Technology
(SERC) Creating a Marketplace for Multidisciplinary Multi-university Systems Engineering Capstone Projects Download PDF Mark Ardis, Eirik Hole & Joe Manfredonia; Stevens Institute of Technology