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Conference On Systems Engineering Research (CSER) 2017

 15th Annual Conference On Systems Engineering Research (CSER) 

March 23 - 25, 2017 Los Angeles, CA


Conference Theme:

Disciplinary Convergence: Implications for Systems Engineering Research


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Conference General Co-Chairs

Dr. Azad M. Madni
Professor, Astronautical Engineering
Director, Systems Architecting and Engineering

Dr. Barry Boehm
Professor, Computer Science
Director, Center for Systems and Software Engineering

Conference Technical Co-Chairs

Dr. Roger Ghanem
Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Daniel A. Erwin
Professor, Astronautical Engineering
Chair, Department of Astronautical Engineering

Conference Co-Managers

Mr. Terry Rector
The Aerospace Corporation
Ms. Marilee Wheaton
The Aerospace Corporation

Research Topic Areas

  • Formal Methods in Systems Engineering
  • Engineered Resilient Systems
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering
  • Systems and SoS Integration
  • System Architecture and Complexity
  • Trade-space Visualization and Analysis
  • Cognitive Systems Engineering
  • Cybersecurity Systems Engineering
  • Lean and Agile Systems Engineering
  • Cyber-Physical-Social Systems
  • Systems Thinking and Complexity Management
  • Infusion of Systems Science in Systems Engineering
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Advancing Systems Engineering Education
  • Systems Engineering and Decision Science

Application Areas

  • Autonomous Vehicle Networks
  • Defense Systems and System-of-Systems
  • Space and Aerospace Systems
  • Financial Systems
  • Global Supply Chains
  • Healthcare Delivery
  • Homeland Security
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Transportation Systems
  • Urban Systems and Infrastructure

Important Deadlines

  • March 15 Presentations are due. Please see "Conference Presentation" section for more information

Submit Papers

 CONference Registration 

Conference Presentation

  • The authors whose papers are accepted for publication and presentation should use CSER 2017 template to prepare their presentations. The template for presentation can be downloaded from here!
  • Please submit your presentation to the following portal no later than March 15, 8:00 PM PDT : http://hyperion.usc.edu/cser2017/pres.html

Conference Tutorials

  • Tutorials will be held on Thursday March 23 at Crowne Plaza Hotel 
  • Tutorials are in the following areas:
    • Cyber-Physical Systems (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    • Data Analytics (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
    • Systems Thinking (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
    • Model-Based Systems Engineering (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
  • For more information visit CSER 2017 website.
  • You can register for tutorials when you register for the conference

Conference Sponsors

  • Gold Sponsors
    • The Boeing Company
    • The MITRE Corporation
  • Silver Sponsors
    • The Aerospace Corporation
    • Mentor Graphics
  • Bronze Sponsors
    • LMU Graduate Division
    • INCOSE Student Division
    • Lockheed Martin
    • Jama
  • Exhibitors
    • Project Performance International (PPI)
    • Stylus Publishing