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Jairus Hihn

Dr. Jairus Hihn 
Systems Architecting and Engineering Program
Email: hihn@usc.edu




Jairus Hihn (Ph.D, U. Maryland) is a Principal Member of the Systems Engineering staff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.   He has been active in infusing  the use of quantitative  management and planning methods across NASA especially in the area of cost estimation.   He is the Risk and Programmatics chair on JPL’s concurrent engineering team, Team X.  He has over 60 publications including recent articles in IEEE Transactions in Software Engineering,  Automation in Software Engineering, and Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering. Jairus received ISPA’s Parametrician of the Year Award and the USC SSE Lifetime Achievement.