The Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC)

A University-Affiliated Research Center (UARC) of the US Department of Defense, leverages the research and expertise of faculty, staff, and student researchers from more than 20 collaborating universities throughout the United States. SERC is unprecedented in the depth and breadth of its reach, leadership, and citizenship in Systems Engineering.


The SERC research portfolio is structured into four thematic focus areas:


SERC UPDATES – October 2021

SERC UPDATES | OCTOBER 2021 - A digest of the most recent news items and research updates related to the Systems Engineering Research Center.

AI4SE and SE4AI Workshop

The 2021 AI4SE/SE4AI Workshop will be held October 20-21 virtually on ZoomGov. Participation is limited to US citizens only and will be by invitation. Abstracts are sought for presentations and panels from government, industry and academia addressing key Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Systems Engineering (SE) initiatives. All abstracts and presentations must be approved for public release. Selected abstracts will be invited to present and/or attend the workshop.

SERC TALKS: "Progress in Test and Evaluation of AI-enabled Systems in the DoD"

This Talk with Dr. Yevgeniya “Jane” Pinelis, Chief, Test, Evaluation, and Assessment, DoD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) is the second of the 3-part "Test and Evaluation" series, curated and moderated by Dr. Laura Freeman, SERC Research Council Member, Director of the Hume Center’s Intelligent Systems Lab and Assistant Dean for Research in the College of Science, and Research Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech.

2021 SERC Research Review

This three-day event unites all sectors of the systems engineering research community–government, industry, and university–and provides an opportunity to share progress on research and how to address the most challenging systems engineering issues facing the Department of Defense (DOD) and other federal departments and agencies.


Systems Engineering Research Center

Stevens Institute of Technology
1 Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Phone: 201-216-8300
Fax: 201-216-8550