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Researchers Hack Into Driverless Car System

SERC research conducted in System Security Engineering funded by DASD(SE) and led by the University of Virginia formed the basis of follow-on research in the area of driverless car systems security.  Recently, researchers demonstrated the ability to hack into these systems, promoting the immediate need for enhanced system-level security protection mechanisms since this technology is […]

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Helix: Understanding How to Develop Effective Systems Engineers

As Written by Christina Barboza and Art Pyster. The Helix project is now validating the first public release of Atlas, a theory of what makes systems engineers effective; i.e., what enables them to consistently deliver value to their organizations. The systemigram below highlights the key components and relationships of Atlas; e.g., that the proficiencies that […]

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Flight Evaluations: Embedded Cyber-Security for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

The above video highlights results from a DoD sponsored research task through the Systems Engineering Research Center collaborators: University of Virginia, Georgia Institute of Technology Research Institute, and Stevens Institute of Technology, which focuses on Embedded Cyber-Security for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The goal of this project was to develop low-cost, embedded techniques for defense […]

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Stevens Institute Students Win ASA/NAMEPA Science Fair Award

Two recent students from the Stevens Institute Naval Engineering program were recipients of the American Salvage Association (ASA)/North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) Science Fair Award for significant projects relating to the protecting the marine environment. The students were recognized at NAMEPA’s Annual Awards Dinner held aboard the Hornblower Infinity in New York City. […]

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NEW eBook Release: Software Cost Estimation Metrics Manual for Defense Systems

As written by:  Ray Madachy. SERC Collaborators:  Software Cost Estimation Metrics Manual for Defense Systems is a new book researched and written by SERC researchers Ray Madachy and Brad Clark, with contributions by Barry Boehm.  The manual transitions SERC research analyzing and improving software development cost metrics on RT-6: Software Intensive Systems Data Quality and Estimation Research In Support of […]

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