Sunday, June 3, 2007

2007 INCOSE symposium features MIT presentations - SDM Pulse, Summer 2007

MIT’s Engineering Systems Division, its System Design and Management Program and the Systems Engineering Advancement Research Initiative will be actively involved in the 2007 symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) to be held in San Diego, Calif., June 24-28. Visit our booth at the Town and Country Resort (No. A-58) or attend one of the following workshops and presentations. Unless otherwise noted, all presenters listed are affiliated with ESD.

June 23
Systems Engineering and Architecting Doctoral Student Network (SEANET) Workshop (This session precedes the symposium)

San Diego State University, 9 am-4 pm
Workshop leaders: Dr. Donna Rhodes, MIT ESD, Systems Engineering Advancement Research Initiative (SEARI); Dr. Ricardo Valerdi, MIT ESD, Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development, Lean Aerospace Initiative

June 25
Academic Forum, Systems Engineering Research An Integrated Approach to Developing Systems Professionals

Author: Dr. Heidi Davidz, alumna, MIT Engineering Systems Division, the Aerospace Corporation California Room, 10-10:25 am

Time-Expanded Decision Networks: A Framework for Designing Evolvable Complex Systems
Author: Olivier de Weck, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems Royal Palm Rooms 1 and 2, 11:30-11:55 am

A Research Agenda for Systems of Systems Architecting
Author: Ricardo Valerdi
Sunrise Room, 2-2:15 pm

Incorporating Software Cost and Risk Assessment into Early System Development Trade Studies
Authors: Kathryn Anne Weiss, Ph.D., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, MIT AA/ESD; Professor Nancy Leveson,
MIT AA/ESD
California Room, 2-2:25 pm

The ROI of Systems Engineering: Some Quantitative Results
Author: Ricardo Valerdi
California Room, 4-4:25 pm

Divergence: The Impact of Lifecycle Changes on Commonality

Author: Ryan Boas, ESD Ph.D. candidate
San Diego Room, 4:30-4:55 pm

June 26
Full-day tutorial From Research to Reality: Making COSYSMO a Trusted Estimation Tool in Your Organization

Author: Dr. Ricardo Valerdi
Sunset Room, 9:45 am-5:15 pm

Architecture Frameworks in System Design: Motivation, Theory, and Implementation

Presenters: Matthew Richards, ESD Ph.D. candidate; Nirav Shah, Professor Daniel Hastings, A/A and ESD, and Dr. Donna Rhodes
California Room, 4:30-4:55 pm

June 27
From Research to Reality: Making COSYSMO a Trusted Estimation Tool in Your Organization
Author: Dr. Ricardo Valerdi
Towne Room, 1:45-1:55 pm

Standardized Process as a Tool for Higher Level Systems Thinking
Author: Caroline Lamb, MIT A/A
San Diego Room, 4:30-4:55 pm

Defining Changeability: Reconciling Flexibility, Adaptability, Scalability, and Robustness for Maintaining System Lifecycle Value
Author: Dr. Adam Ross, alumnus, MIT ESD
California Room, 4:30-4:55 pm

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