Director of Operations, Systems Engineering Research Center
Stevens Institute of Technology
Kara M. Pepe is the Director of Operations at the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), a University Affiliated Research Center for the Department of Defense at Stevens Institute of Technology. Prior to joining SERC, Kara was the Director of Industry and Government Relations at the Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises, working with the various government, private sector, and non-profit organizations that engaged and funded research initiatives for the center. She received her M.E. in Systems Engineering and B.E. in Engineering Management from Stevens and is currently pursuing a PhD. Her research focuses on digital engineering in general with an emphasis on workforce development. Kara is a member of INCOSE, NDIA, SWE, and ASEM.
- SERC-2019-TR-010-Meshing Capability and Threat-based Science and Technology (S&T) Resource Allocation
- SERC-2019-TR-016-Systems Engineering Methods Business and Analytics
- SERC-2020-TR-010-WRT-1006 Technical Report: Developing the Digital Engineering Competency Framework (DECF), Version 1.0
- SERC-2021-TR-005-WRT-1006 Technical Report: Developing the Digital Engineering Competency Framework (DECF) – Phase 2