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Engineer’s Corner: Systems Engineering & Motorcycle Safety

Engineer’s Corner: Systems Engineering & Motorcycle Safety

by Don S. Gelosh, PhD, CSEP-Acq Motorcycling season is in full swing here in Virginia: one of the reasons I enjoy living in the Commonwealth. Sunny mornings, warm afternoons, and lots of twisty roads with a thousand smells of freedom. Anyone who has ridden a motorcycle understands what I am saying. Earlier this summer, as […]

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Speed Dating, Diversity, and Haggis: INCOSE IS in Review

Speed Dating, Diversity, and Haggis: INCOSE IS in Review

July was the 26th-annual INCOSE International Symposium, held in Edinburgh, Scotland. Each year, this event brings together great minds in the field of Systems Engineering to present new ideas and find solutions to present and future challenges. WPI sent six members of our team across the pond to participate in the symposium. We sat down with two of […]

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What Systems Engineering Knowledge Do Engineers Need? [Infographic]

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What Systems Engineering Knowledge Do Engineers Need? [Infographic]

Whether you’re an aerospace engineer, fire protection engineer or mechanical engineer, you still need systems engineering knowledge. Systems engineering is the holistic way of thinking, so you can be more productive, decrease the amount of risks, and streamline processes. There are key areas that engineers need to know: Systems science and fundamentals Systems thinking Design […]

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Systems Engineering: The Path to Innovation

Systems Engineering: The Path to Innovation

Having over 39 years of experience in systems engineering, I have seen the need for it grow tremendously. The one theme that continues to grow alongside systems engineering is innovation. During INCOSE International Symposium 2015, I will be on a panel with other systems engineering leaders to discuss this topic. Here’s a little preview of […]

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The Future of Systems Engineering

The Future of Systems Engineering

This truly is a great time to be a systems engineer. As I look down the road ten years or so, I see an exponential rate of change in our world of technology. As they say, the only constant is change and we’re going to see a lot of it. With the Internet of Things […]

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What Is Systems Thinking?

What Is Systems Thinking?

Do you know what systems thinking is? Are you aware that it can benefit Systems Engineers to understand the theory and practice of it? Dr. Jamie Monat will be discussing this topic with other systems engineering leaders during the INCOSE International Symposium 2015. Here’s a little preview…   Systems thinking is: 1) a perspective that […]

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Are You a Systems Thinker?

Are You a Systems Thinker?

You don’t have to be an engineer in order to contribute in a meaningful way to systems engineering. Using a systems thinking approach can help broaden your perspective and create opportunities that you never knew existed.   Now, let’s find out if you are already a Systems Thinker…   If you have done any of these […]

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