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New PCAST Report Says “Systems Engineering” Can Improve Health Care

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report to the President, Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through Systems Engineering. The report comes at a critical time for the United States and for the health-care system in particular, with millions of Americans recently gaining health-care coverage due to […]

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Stevens Signs Memorandum of Understanding with INCOSE for Collaborative Research on Systems Engineering Professional Certification Data

On April 7, 2014, Stevens Institute of Technology, the legal entity that manages the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), a Department of Defense sponsored University Affiliated Research Center, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) to conduct research that the SERC’s Helix project and INCOSE will jointly perform on […]

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Defense Research and Engineering Strategy

Our nation and the Department of Defense are at a strategic crossroads—the funds available to the Department (and government in general) are decreasing, while the complexity and depth of national security challenges are growing. The preservation and advancement of technology superiority requires heightened levels of cooperation, coordination, and collaboration between all members of the DoD […]

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Dr. Barry Boehm, SERC Chief Scientist, Appointed as Distinguished Professor at USC

Publication Date 1/15/2014 University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias has appointed Dr. Barry Boehm, SERC Chief Scientist, as a Distinguished Professor. Boehm is the TRW Distinguished Professor in Software Engineering, professor of computer science and industrial and systems engineering, and founding director of the USC Center for Systems and Software Engineering at the […]

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SSRR and Doctoral Fellows Forum registrations have begun

Publication Date 11/8/2013 We are pleased to announce the new dates for the SERC Doctoral Fellows Forum and SERC Sponsor Research Review. The SERC Doctoral Fellows Forum will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014 followed by the SERC Sponsor Research Review on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Both events will be held at the Georgetown University […]

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