Systems Engineering

New Systems Thinking Paper from WPI’s Monat & Gannon

New Systems Thinking Paper from WPI’s Monat & Gannon

This just in: The latest paper by WPI professors Jamie Monat, PhD, and Thomas Gannon, PhD, is now available for download! Systems, an international peer-reviewed journal on systems engineering, has published Monat and Gannon’s “Applying Systems Thinking to Engineering and Design.” Here’s the abstract from the journal: The application of Systems Thinking principles to Systems Engineering is […]

Continue Reading »

Home Sweet (Smart) Home

Home Sweet (Smart) Home

What would life be like in a smart house?  You may be familiar with smart phones and TV’s, but the Internet of Things has so much more in store. To find out what lies ahead, we’ve envisioned one full day inside a “smart home”: a house equipped with every smart technology that our IoT expert and Systems Engineering program director, […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

The Internet of Things, Part II: Challenges & Solutions

Filed in Internet of Things, Systems Engineering by on August 1, 2016 1 Comment
The Internet of Things, Part II: Challenges & Solutions

In the first part of this blog series, we talked about the benefits and possibilities that the Internet of Things may bring to the table. But along with its endless capabilities there are, of course, several challenges to face with the Internet of Things. Data, bandwidth, connectivity, security Some estimate that the IoT will generate […]

Continue Reading »

The Internet of Things, Part I: Innovations for the Future

Filed in Internet of Things, Systems Engineering by on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
The Internet of Things, Part I: Innovations for the Future

There is a lot of buzz right now about something called the Internet of Things (IoT). If you search online for “Internet of Things”, you will get over 161,000,000 results. Imagine how long it would take you to read all of that! But what does it mean? What is the IoT, and why should we care? […]

Continue Reading »

Adam Payne: Convenience Was the Key

Adam Payne: Convenience Was the Key

Adam Payne found a match for his skills as a lead engineer and systems architect with the WPI Master of Science in Systems Engineering. As Principal System Engineer at General Dynamics C4 Systems, serving as a Deputy Program Manager for Engineering (DPME), and System Architect on a research and development project for the US Air Force, […]

Continue Reading »