Dr. Ricardo Valerdi
- Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Southern California, 2005.
- M.S., Systems Architecture & Engineering, University of Southern California, 2002.
- B.S./B.A. in Electrical Engineering, University of San Diego, 1999.
Research & Teaching Interests
Cost modeling (COSYSMO), software cost estimation (COCOMO II), harmonization of systems and software engineering, test & evaluation of systems-of-systems, DoD acquisition policy, process improvement methods (e.g., lean, six sigma, CMMI), performance measurement, organizational assessment, enterprise transformation, human systems integration, judgment & decision making, Delphi methodology, prediction markets, optimism bias, system dynamics, empirical research methods, professionalization of systems engineering.