Stevens Institute of Technology and Virginia Tech present the 17th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER)

(rates increase March 1, 2019)
Standard Registration
  • Early Registration: $625
  • After March 1: $675

INCOSE Members / SERC Member University Faculty / Stevens Institute & Virginia Tech Alumni

  • Early Registration: $550
  • After March 1: $600

Students/Active Military/Seniors

  • $150

On-site Registration will also be available.


CSER 2019 is honored to feature the following invited speakers:

  • Advance Capabilities
    Mr. James Faist – Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities – 
    Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)
  • Engineering in the Digital Age
    Dr. Jeff Wilcox – Vice President, Digital Transformation – Lockheed Martin
  • Strategic Technology Protection and Exploitation
    Ms. Kristen Baldwin – Deputy Director, Strategic Technology Protection and Exploitation – Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)
  • Engineering Cultures and the International Space Station
    CAPT William Shepherd (Ret.) – US Navy, NASA Astronaut, Science Advisor – US Special Operations Command


CSER 2019 will feature the following panel:

Panel on Systems Engineering Research (Former NSF Program Directors)

  • Dr. Christina Bloebaum – Dean, College of Aeronautics and Engineering – Kent State University
  • Dr. Paul Collopy – Professor – University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Dr. Chris Paredis – BMW Endowed Chair, Systems Integration – Clemson University
  • Dr. Rich Malak – Associate Professor – Texas A&M


Technical sessions will be distributed among the traditional activities of systems engineering, with special emphasis on applications to the following areas:

  • System Security
  • Model Based Engineering
  • Agile Development and Modular Designs
  • SE for Autonomous Systems and Leveraging AI and ML
  • Resilience Modeling and System Trust
  • Design Uncertainty and Quantitative Risk Modeling
  • Complexity Modeling and Assessment
  • Theoretical Insights for Systems Engineering


Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed.

Discount rates expire Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

J.W. Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

(1 minute walk from venue)

Discount rates expire Friday, March 8, 2019.

Hamilton Hotel Washington DC
1001 14th Street
NW Washington D.C. 20005

(10 minute walk from venue)