15th Annual Conference on Systems 
Engineering Research (CSER)

March 23 - 25, 2017, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, CA

​Disciplinary Convergence: Implications for Systems Engineering Research

Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER) offers researchers in academia, industry, and government a common forum to present, discuss, and influence systems engineering research. It provides access to forward-looking research from across the globe, by renowned academicians as well as perspectives from senior industry and government representatives. Co-founded by University of Southern California and Stevens Institute of Technology in 2003, CSER has become the preeminent event for researchers in systems engineering across the globe.

More information at USC CSER Website

The Crown Plaza

Crown Plaza


 CSER Swag Bag
Don't forget to get your CSER Swag Bag with conference material!
Full Conference Schedule & Details Posted
PDF Download CSER 2017 Program
Conference Registration: Registration Link
On-Site Registration: March 10 - 25, 2017

SEANET Doctoral Workshop: Learn More & Register Here

Thank you to all of our sponsors!

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Conference General Co-Chairs, USC

Technical Program Co-Chairs, USC


Prof. Azad M. Madni
Systems Architecting 
and Engineering


Prof. Barry Boehm
Systems and Software


Prof. Roger Ghanem 
Mechanical Engineering


Prof. Daniel Erwin
Astronautical Engineering

Conference Co-Managers


Mr. Terry Rector
The Aerospace Corp.


Ms. Marilee Wheaton
The Aerospace Corp.

Research Paper Topics

■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 System 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

Stay Tuned For

Keynote Speakers
Conference Workshops
SEANET Workshop for Doctoral Students
Executive Leadership Panel