Second International Engineering Systems Symposium

 
 

Engineering Systems: Achievements and Challenges

June 15-17, 2009 at MIT

Day 3 (June 17)
Concurrent Research Sessions

All sessions on June 17th will be held in the Tang Center (Building E-51), at the corner of
Amherst and Wadsworth Streets. Specific room assignments will be posted that morning.

Below you will find links to presentation slides and some papers in PDF format.
(Please note that papers were optional and not all presenters submitted one.)

7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:20 am Session 1
  Session 1A: Engineering Systems Design
   

Moderator: Daniel Krob, Professor and Chair, Complex Industrial System Engineering, École Polytechnique

A Design Science Approach to Understanding Changes in the Automotive Vehicle Industry
Tahira Reid, Bart Frischknecht, Steven Hoffenson, and Panos Papalambros, University of Michigan
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From Nutcracking to Assisted Driving: Stratified Instrumental Systems and the Modelling of Complexity
Maarten Franssen and Bjørn Jespersen, TU Delft
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UCAV: A Technology Assessment Project as a Complex Problem Case Study
Manuel Freitas, Filipe Cunha, and António Ribeiro, IST-Lisbon
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Socio-Cognitive Analysis of Engineering Systems Design: Shared Knowledge, Process, and Product
Mark Avnet, MIT

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  Session 1B: Enterprise Perspectives
   

Moderator: Jorge Pinho de Sousa, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering of the University
of Porto

Exploring the Sources of Enterprise Agility in Software Organizations
Jayakanth Srinivasan, MIT and Kristina Lundqvist, Mälardalen University
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Development of Legacy-Based NCO Systems of Systems Using the Boeing System of Systems Engineering (SoSE) Process
Marion L. Butterfield, Dennis C. Schwarz, and Alaka D. Shivananda, The Boeing Company
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Commonality in Enterprise Product Development Processes
Sidharth Rupani, MIT
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A Theory of the Evolution of Inter-Species Competition between Extended Enterprise Architectures
Theodore Piepenbrock, Charles H. Fine, and Deborah J. Nightingale, MIT

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  Session 1C: Engineering Systems and Policy
   

Moderator: Larry Head, Associate Professor & Department Head, Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona

Revisiting “The Anatomy of Large Scale Systems:” Restructuring US Health Care Delivery
Joel Moses, MIT
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A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Alternative Ozone Control Strategies: Flexible Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Abatement from Power Plants in the Eastern United States
Lin Sun and Mort Webster, MIT; Gary McGaughey, Elena McDonald-Buller, and Tammy Thompson, University of Texas at Austin; Ron Prinn, MIT; David Allen, University of Texas at Austin
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Complex Systems Modeling of the EPA SmartWay Program
Edgar Blanco and Kwan Chong Tan, MIT
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10:20 am – 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 am – 12:35 pm Session 2
  Session 2A: Large-scale System Architecture
   

Moderator: Azad Madni, Professor, Dept. of Industrial & Systems Engineering, USC

Representing System Architectures using the Architecture Decision Graph Framework
Arthur N. Guest, MIT; Willard L. Simmons, DataXu; and Edward F. Crawley, MIT
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Architecting C4I Systems
Ming Chun Ng and Lean Weng Yeoh, Singapore Defence Science & Technology Agency
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Models of Complex Enterprise Networks
William Rouse, Rahul C. Basole, Douglas A. Bodner, William C. Kessler, and Leon F. McGinnis, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Architecting of Systems of Systems for Delivery of Sustainable Value
Thomas V. Huynh, Naval Postgraduate School; Xuan-Linh Tran, University of South Australia; and John S. Osmundson, Naval Postgraduate School

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  Session 2B: Managing Knowledge in Engineering Systems
   

Moderator: Seshadri Mohan, Professor & Chair, Systems Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Bridging the Unspannable Chasm: Qualitative Knowledge Construction for Engineering Systems
Jason Bartolomei, US Air Force; Daniel Hastings, Richard de Neufville, Donna Rhodes, and Susan Silbey, MIT
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Knowledge Generation in the Enterprise Using Information and Data Systems
James N. Martin, The Aerospace Corporation
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The Semantics of Systems Engineering Projects
António Lucas Soares, Carla Pereira, and Cristovão Sousa, University of Porto
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Decision-Making by Technical Expert Committees for Engineering Systems
David André Broniatowski, MIT

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  Session 2C: Energy Systems Modeling and Analysis
   

Moderator: William Nuttall, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy, Judge Business School, Cambridge University

Energy, Emissions and Cost Impact of Electric Based Vehicles in São Miguel Island
Patricia Baptista, Instituto Superior Técnico; Cristina Camus, ISEL; Carla Silva, and Tiago Farias, Instituto Superior Técnico
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The Energy Box: Locally Automated Optimal Control of Residential Electricity Usage
Richard Larson, Daniel Livengood, and Woei Ling Leow, MIT
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A Dynamic Systems Modeling Approach for Project Management: The Green Island Project Example
Carlos A.S. Silva, IST
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Do More Batteries Make a Plug-in Better? An Economic and Environmental Analysis of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles
Jeremy J. Michalek, Ching-Shin Norman Shiau, and Constantine Samaras, CMU
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12:35 pm – 1:40 pm Lunch

1:40 pm – 3:30 pm Session 3
  Session 3A: Decision Analysis in Complex Systems
   

Moderator: Donna Rhodes, Senior Lecturer, Engineering Systems and Principal Research Scientist, MIT

A General Framework for Combined Module- and Scale-based Product Platform Design
Leo Liberti, Daniel Krob, and Fabrizio Marinelli, École Polytechnique; Olivier de Weck, MIT
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Risk Analysis and Game Theory for the Management of Different Types of Processes
Elisabeth Paté-Cornell, Stanford
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Comparison of Project Evaluation Using Cost-Benefit Analysis and Multi-Attribute Tradespace Exploration in the Transportation Domain
Julia Nickel, Adam Ross, and Donna Rhodes, MIT
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Design for Survivability: Concept Generation and Evaluation in Dynamic Tradespace Exploration
Adam Ross, Matthew Richards, Daniel Hastings, Donna Rhodes, and Annalisa Weigel, MIT
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  Session 3B: Engineering Systems Education – Innovations in Curriculum
   

Moderator: William Crossley, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University

New Course in Engineering Systems at Purdue University: Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design
Samuel Labi and Amanda Cope, Purdue
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Principles of Enterprise Systems
Deborah Nightingale, MIT
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Systems Architecting, Engineering and Management through Motorsports: A New Course at USC
Stan Settles, University of Southern California
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Teaching an Engineering Systems Doctoral Seminar: Structure and Concepts
Christopher J. Roberts, Christopher L. Magee, and Joseph M. Sussman, MIT
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An Analysis of the Links between Current Methodologies and Historical Roots of Engineering Systems
Nidhi Santen and Danielle Wood, MIT

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  Session 3C: Case Studies in Infrastructure Systems and Policy
   

Moderator: Karen Marais, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University

Understanding Common-pool Resource Problems in Infrastructures: Exploring Analogies with Natural Resource Systems
Pieter Bots and Rolf W. Künneke, TU Delft
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Financial Bubbles, Can They be Prevented?
Harry E. Cook, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Unraveling the Vulnerability of Train Systems: Coping Strategies as an Operational Indicator
Bauke Steenhuisen and Mark de Bruijne, TU Delft
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Architecting Water Supply System – A Perspective from Value of Flexibility
Stephen Zhang and Vladan Babovic, National University of Singapore

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3:30 pm – 3:55 pm Coffee Break

3:55 pm – 5:45 pm Session 4
  Session 4A: Flexibility in Engineering Systems
   

Moderator: Pieter Bots, Associate Professor, TU Delft

Manageability of Complex Construction Engineering Projects: Dealing with Uncertainty
Martijn Leijten, TU Delft
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Creating and Valuing Flexibility in System-of-Systems Architecting in DSTA: Transforming Uncertainties into Opportunities using a Real Options Analysis Framework
Angela Ho Wei Ling, Ng Chu Ngah, and Lee Keen Sing, Singapore Defence Science & Technology Agency; Richard de Neufville, MIT
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Forecasting for Flexible Design: Adaptive Trend Fitting with Stochastic Forecast Error
Yun S. Lee and Stefan Scholtes, Cambridge University
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A Hybrid Model of Decision-Making Under Uncertainty
Erin F. MacDonald, Iowa State University and Richard Gonzalez, University of Michigan
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  Session 4B: Engineering Systems Education – Program Development, Assessment, and Impact
   

Moderator: Duncan Campbell, Associate Professor in Engineering Education, Queensland University of Technology

Re-conceptualizing the Work of Systems Engineers
Indrajeet Dixit, University of Southern California and Ricardo Valerdi, MIT
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Systems Engineering at Purdue: New Programs Contributing to Solutions for the Grand Challenges of Today and Tomorrow
Vincent G. Duffy, William Crossley and Ned Howell, Purdue
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Assessing the Product Development & Design Courses within the MIT Portugal Program
Yehudit Judy Dori, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
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On Some Innovative Aspects of the EDAM MIT Portugal Program
Arlindo Silva, Elsa Henriques, Mihail Fontul, and Luis Faria, IST
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Developing Engineering Systems Graduate Education in Portugal
João Sousa, IST and João Claro, University of Porto

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Session 4C: Network Analysis
   

Moderator: Harry Cook, Professor Emeritus, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Cascades of Rumors and Information in Highly Connected Networks with Thresholds
Daniel Whitney, MIT
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Spatial Agent Based Simulations of Technology Adoption and Consumer Behavior
William Nuttall, Cambridge University
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Network Representations and Analyses of Engineering Systems
Philippe A. Bonnefoy, Gergana Bounova, Olivier L. de Weck, and R. John Hansman, MIT
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Functional Dependency Network Analysis
Paul Garvey, MITRE and C. Ariel Pinto, Old Dominion University
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