Guest Speakers - Meyer Institute

Nested Applications
Guest Speakers - subtitle 1

ARRANGED BY Professor William Solitario:


July 17, 2003,  CDR Glaros, OSD, Force Transformation

July 31, 2003, RADM Ray Witter, Systems Engineering of Undersea Warfare

August 7, 2003, Sarah Sheard, Taxonomies of Systems Engineering

August 14, 2003, Dr. Jeff Beach,Cost Engineering and
Cost Engineering part 2

August 28, 2003, Dave Massey Ball, Aerospace Corp.,
Business Development in The New Navy

September 3, 2003, Professor Solitario, AEM/S Stepping Stone to Stealth

October 16, 2003, Dave Byers,  NSWC Innovation Center

October 30, 2003, CAPT George Clifford,  Ethics in the Middle

January 22, 2004,  LTC Thom Crouch, Reassessing Weapons System Operational Test and Evaluation Methods

February 19, 2004, Dr. Philip Dur,  Tactical Stealth: Visby as a Case Study

Amory Lovins, Energy Efficiency Survey Aboard USS Princeton CG-59

Amory Lovins,   More Fight, Less Energy, at Lower Cost

March 4, 2004, Warren Ross,CAD Design in Modern Day Products

April 29, 2004, James King,  An Approach to Examining Technical Alternatives

May 6, 2004,  Rick Steiner,  Leveraging Software Approaches into SE

June 3, 2004,  CAPT (Ret) Robert Hartling,  An Approach to JBMC2 as a Combat System

July 29, 2004, Dr. Paul Bevilaqua, Joint Strike Fighter

August 12, 2004, Jeff Grady,  Shipboard System Interface Development

October 14, 2004, Arnold Easterly,  V-22

October 21, 2004, Dr. Cliff Whitcomb, Sea Connectors

November 12, 2004, Chuck Gallagher, Systems Engineering Management: an Israeli Perspective

February 10, 2005, Tom McCammon,  "Expeditionary Logistics"

February 17, 2005,  RADM Dennis Dwyer,  CVN 21 Future Carriers

March 3, 2005, Dr. Swarn Kalsi, Superconducting Devices: State of the Art

April 28, 2005,  R. Marler, Entrepreneurship

May 5, 2005,  John Faulkner, SE Integrating Functions

May 12, 2005, Mark Schaeffer, OSD Systems Engineering Perspective

July 7, 2005, Dave Byers, NSWC,  Systems Engineering Application Caderock Innovation Center

July 21, 2005, Gail Hahn, Boeing, Composites, IPTs

August 18, 2005, Dr. Richard Thome, General Atomics, DC Superconducting Homopolar Motor

August  25, 2005, Dr. Peter Poulsen,  Intuition in Technological Systems Development

October 6, 2005,  Dr. David Martin,  Autonomous Platforms in Persistent Littoral Underwater Surveillance: Scientific Engineering Challenges

November 3, 2005, Jim O'Bryon, Testing and Ethics

November 17, 2005, Otto Jons, Systems Engineering vs Complexity and System Dynamics

December 1, 2005, Mr. Gary Langford,  A Systems Engineering Approach to Developing Business Models

January 18, 2006, Dr. Michael Baker RADM (ret), "Strategic Medical & Biological Threats to the United States"

January 26, 2006, Mrs. Deborah Bailey, Chief Engineer, B-2 Systems Group, Systems Engineering Challenges to B-2

March 2, 2006, RDML Bill McCarthy, The Role of Operational Test and Evaluation in SE

March 30, 2006,  Dr. Joel Schindall,  Globalstar and Iridium: How do they Work and Where Did They Go Wrong?

April 4, 2006, Mr. Tom Williams, Beyond Systems Engineering

April 27, 2006,  Jack Abbott,  History of Modular Payload Ships 1975-2005

Mr. John Kays, Problem Definition and Requirements Analysis: a case study

RADM Steve Eastburg,  A Warfighting Partnership: Aircraft and Carriers

October 12, 2006, Mr. Charles Deneris, "Systems Engineering at L3"

November 7, 2006, James O'Bryon, Modeling and Simulation

Dr. Robert H Latiff, MGen (Ret), A Discussion of Systems Engineering

Professor Solitario, "Design for Producibility" 

July 19, 2007, Ms. Dorothy McKinney,"Software Systems Engineering Challenges" (no link)

July 26, 2007, Mr. Jim King, NSWCCD, "Systems Engineering Guide"
(no link)

August 16, 2007, Dan Dozier, Carderock, Innovation Center

August 23, 2007, Yacov Haimes, Systems-Based Risk Assessment and Management

November 1, 2007,  Nick Willis, Bistatic Radar (Radar History)

January 31, 2008, Brad Mercer,  Thoughts on Architecting and How to Improve the Practice

May 14, 2009, Dr. Phil DePoy, Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology

August 13, 2009, John Pazik,"Ship Systems and Engineering S & T"

Sept. 3, 2009, Mr. Chris Mc Kesson, Counter-Intuitive Systems Engineering

October 1, 2009, Dr Gerald Mulvey, Up and Down the Systems Engineering "V"

January 8, 2010, CAPT Warren Vaneman, PhD., From "Cloud Space" to Functional Architectures: Architecting the NRO Ground

January 28, 2010, Dr. Jay Modi,"Transitioning Techniques and  Agile Architecture"

February 11, 2010, Mr. Tighe Parmenter, CAPT (ret.)"UCAS in the Fleet-a Program Overview " 

February 18, 2010, Dr. Bohdan Oppenhiem, Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering

March 4, 2010, Kathy Emery, Surface Navy Combat Systems Engineering Strategy

March 11, 2010, Dr. David Olwell,"Accreditation: a Primer for SE students"

April 8, 2010, Mr. Gary Langford, "Cognitive Patterns of Terrorists, Their Organizations and Strategies"

May 13, 2010, Professor David Jacques, LtCol-USAF (Ret.). Chair, Systems Engineering Program, Air Force Institute of Technology, Early Application of Systems Engineering: A Historical Perspective

July 15, 2010, CDR (Ret.) Gene Allen, Design Tools Development Branch, Navy Surface Warfare Center Carderock, Simulation Supported Decision Making

July 29, 2010, Ms Marion Eggenberger, OPNAV N41 Affordability and Total Ownership Cost Reduction

August 5, 2010, CAPT (ret.) Paul Rinn,Saving the Samuel B. Roberts FFG.58 Lessons in Leadership

August 12, 2010, Mr. Dick Marler, President/CEO Signal International Inc.,
An Effective Safety Program and the Executive Role

August 19, 2010, Mr. Andy Summers, Ship Design Manager for DDG 1000,"USS Zumwalt Class for NAVSEA 05."

October 7, 2010, Dr. Michael S. Baker, RADM Medical Corps, US Navy (ret.), "Wounded Warrior."

November 18, 2010, Anthony (Tony) Lengerich (Rear Admiral, ret. USN) and Peter Bostrom of Oracle,"Integrating Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) with ISR Command and Control."

January 13, 2011, Mr. Otto Jons, Chief Scientist, Advanced Marine Center, Computer Sciences Corporation, "50 Years of Acquisition Reform: What Have We Learned?" 

Feb. 24, 2011, CAPT Michael Jabaley, Program Manager, VIRGINIA Class Submarines, Virginia Class Program Management.

March 3, 2011, SEA-17B IPR.

May 9, 2011, Dr. Timothy Chung, Assistant Professor Naval Postgraduate School, Aerial Battle Bots: Many vs. Many UAV's.

May 27, 2011, Systems Engineering Analysis Cohort 17, Capstone Project Team B, Advanced Undersea Warfare Systems.

June 2, 2011, Jeff Grady, From Where We Are to Where We Are Going in Systems Engineering.

August 19, 2011, Dr. George Sanzero, Systems Engineering Meets Reality.

December 15, 2011, Mr. James O'Byron,Neturalizing the Number One Killer of American Fixed Wing Combat Aircraft Pilots.

February 17, 2012, Bill Solitario, Instructor, SI4000 Winter AY12 SE Colloquium: Unmanned Surface Vehicle Future Concept: Tailorable Remote/Unmanned Combat Craft.

February 28, 2012, Len Losik, PhD, Failure Analysis.

March 5, 2012, Bill Solitario, ME Capstone Project.

April 6, 2012, SEA 18B Capstone Project,Tailorable Remote Unmanned Combat Craft.

April 10, 2012, SEA 18A Capstone Project,Recapitalization of Amphibious Operations and Lift.

May 17, 2012, Dr. Edward Craft, Systems Engineering Challenges in Defense Acquisition.

May 24, 2012, The Honorable James I. Finley Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Acquisition & Technology,  Systems Engineering Air, Land, Sea, Space & C4ISR Experiential Applications.

August 2, 2012, SI4000,Technical Writing Lecture.

August 9, 2012, Mr. Ted Maciuba, US ARMY Combat Vehicle Modernization

August 16, 2012, Lyla Englehorn, Presentation Skills. 

 November 29, 2012, James F. O'Bryon, Risk/Benefit Considerations in Denfense RDT & E and Acquisition: Another Look

January 24, 2013, Russell Chan, Systems Engineering - Concepts & Architectures

February 14, 2013, John A. Thomas, President INCOSE, A Call for Leadership

July 11, 2013, RDML Joe Carnevale, (ret.), Senior Defense Advisor Shipbuilders Council of America, Shipyard Industry Report

August 7, 2013, Jennifer Maples, AAE Aviation Superintendent, City of Phoenix Aviation Department, Systems Engineering Challenges on the PHX Sky Train Project

October 24, 2013, Jennifer Maples, AAE Aviation Superintendent, City of Phoenix Aviation Department, Communicating Project Requirements

January 30, 2014, Mr. Anthony Genna, Operational Failures Due to Incomplete and/or Unethical Engineering Practices

February 13, 2014, Mr. Graham Hine, Senior Vice President of Mission Services, Oil & Technical Director, Liquid Robotics Inc., The SHARC SV#, Expanding Options in Persistent Autonomous Ocean Systems

May 28, 2014, Joe Heil, Software Intensive Systems Acquisition

July 10, 2014, CAPT. Jeff Kline (RET), Professor of Practice, Naval Postgraduate School, Warfare Innovation Continuum

August 28, 2014, Charles J. Teplitz, Professor of Decision Sciences & Chair, Operations/Supply Chain/Information Management, University of San Diego, Learning Curves in Project Cost Estimates

September 4, 2014, Ray Madachy, Associate Professor of Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, Total Ownership Cost Modeling

October 28, 2014, Mr. Troy Kelley, Department Head, Systems Acceptance and Operational Readiness Department at Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport, NUWC Division, Keyport and the Application of Systems Engineering to Test and Evaluation

December 8, 2014, Jacob Kephart, Ph.D., Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, High Temperature Superconductivity Activities at NAVSSES

January 22, 2015, Warren K. Vaneman, Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School, Defining a System of Systems Engineering & Integration Approach from a Lifecycle Perspective

January 22, 2015, Karen S. Holness, Naval Air Warefare Center Training Systems Division, Two Viewpoints on Decision Making in Technical Data Assessments

April 8, 2015, Systems Engineering Analysis Integrated Project Team 21B, Naval Postgraduate School, Conducting Expeditionary Operations in the Contested Littorals

April 9, 2015, John Hearing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, System Engineering and Knowledge Management A Perspective from the Commercial Airplane Industry

April 23, John R. Stuart III, BAE Systems, Systems Engineering

May 14, Col Marcus Stefanou, USAF, Space-Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Enterprise System Engineering

May 21, SEA Team 21B, Conducting Expeditionary Operations in the Contested Littorals

July 23, Dr. David H. Olwell, Ph.D,Thoughts on Systems Engineering at NPS as I Depart

August 12, Systems Analysis and SEA 23 Project, An Executive Over of Systems  Analysis

October 8, Mr. Tom Reynolds, Hydroid Inc.,UUV Development in USW 

Guest Speakers - sutitle 2

ARRANGED BY RADM W.G. (Jerry) Ellis and RADM Rick Williams:


January 15, 2009, RADM Kenny, Irregular Warfare.

February 5, 2009, Eryn Wezensky, Marine Mammal/Sonar.

February 12, 2009, RADM Drennen, NWMAWC USW Needs.

February 19, 2009, Dr. Scott Bloom, Electric Field Sensors.

March 5, 2009,  Doug Horner, Unmanned Systems in Undersea Warfare.

April 9, 2009, Norm Scott, AAI Unmanned Systems.

May 7, 2009, John Benedict, JHU/APL, MIW via VT.C

May 28, 2009, RADM Mahon, Deputy Director, Surface Warfare, OPNAV N86.B

July 16, 2009, RADM (Ret) John Padgett, VP, Electric Boat, GD, New Concepts/Technologies.

July 23, 2009, John Benedict, JHU/APL, ASW at NPS. 

July 30, 2009, Rob Simmons, Marine Mammal Program.

August 20, 2009, Dr. Tom Muir, Acoustic Detection of SSPS and IEDs.

August 27, 2009, Dr. Harry cox, RAP VLA Concept for Deep Ocean Surveillance.

September 3, 2009, Brian O'Neill, Northrup Grumman, NNS, Lasers and Subs.

September 10, 2009, CAPT Robert Burke, Commodore, CSDS-12, Sub Tactics/Technologies.

November 5, 2009, John Quigley, Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., OPNAV Analysis Process/POM Decisions/Fleet Impact.

January 7, 2010, RADM Bill Moran, Maritime Aviation anti-Submarine Warfare.

January 14, 2010, Dr. Paul Gendron, Total-Field Magnetic Matched-Field Tacking: performance limits for sparse configurations of total-field sensors with the incorporation of prior information.

January 28, 2010, Dr. Modi, Agile Architecture.

February 18, 2010, CAPT (ret.) Karl Hasslinger, Unmanned Payload Modules and Submarines.

March 4, 2010, CAPT (ret.) Dave Yosihara, Undersea Warfare in the Pacific  -  Challenges and Opportunities.    

April 1, 2010, RADM (ret.) Matt Moffit, Capt (ret.) Don Randall & Mr. Ward Wilson,  Holistic View of USW Employing Current and Future Capability.

April 1, 2010, RADM (ret.) Matt Moffit, Aviation, Manned and Unmanned, for Today and Tomorrow.

April 8, 2010, CAPT (ret.) Michael Hewitt, The Submarine Control Room Optimized for Decision Making.

April 22, 2010, CAPT (ret.) Jim Patton, ASW in the Context of the War Plan That Was Developed for CINCPACFLT During the Cold War.

July 8, 2010, SES Mark Gorenflo, Principal Deputy for the Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy for Plans, Policy, Oversight and Integration.

July 15, 2010, Mr. Scott Wilcox, Principal Technologist, Liquid Robotics, Inc., Wave Glider Autonomous Surface Vehicle.

July 15, 2010, Mr. Jeff Gossett, Technical Director, US Navy Arctic Submarine Laboratory, ICEX March 2011 Ice Camp.

July 29, 2010, Mr. Joe Johnson, Director for Advanced Development of Underseas Systems in the Integrated Warfare Systems Office, PEO IWS 5A, PEO IS Undersea Systems Advanced Development Projects.

August 5, 2010, CAPT (ret.) Paul Rinn, Saving the Samual B. Roberts.

August 12, 2010, Mr. Andy Coon, DARPA Project Manager, Deep Sea Operations Program.

August 19, 2010, CAPT Robert Burke, Commodore, COMSUBDEVRON TWELVE, Update on Submarine Operations, Exercises, Tactics, New Equipments, and  Resulting Challenges/issues.

August 26, 2010, MS Khine Latt, Program Manager and Senior Scientist at DARPA, High Risk/High Payoff Challenges in  Future Maritime Operations.

September 2, 2010, Mr. Ken Walsh, President K & M Engineering, ASW Torpedoes.

October.14, 2010, CAPT Don Gerry, Deputy Chief of Staff for Training, Tactics and Knowledge Management on the staff of the Commander Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet, History of Submarine Force ASW Prediction and current Pacific Fleet OPLAN support.

October 28, 2010, CDR John Mohn, Director of the Naval Warfare Dept and Director of the Submarine Warfare Operations Research Division, Worldwide: Developments in Undersea Warfare.

November 4, 2010, RADM (ret.) Ron Morgan, Mr. Thomas Shew and CAPT Chris Sprinkle (USNR, Ret.) of Raytheon, Advancing the State of the Possible for Some Subsurface and Surface Weaponry.

November 18, 2010, RADM (Ret.) Tony Lengerich and Peter Bostrom, Oracle America, Inc., Oracle: Improving C2 of ISR.

Feb. 10, 2011, Mr. Jeff Smith, Bluefin Robotics, Deep Sea UUV Developments to Counter the Quiet Diesel Submarine Threat.

Feb. 24, 2011, CAPT Michael Jabaley, Program Manager, VIRGINIA Class Submarines, Virginia Class Program Management.

March 3, 2011, Dr. James P. Galambos, Associate Director of the Advanced Technology Office at the Applied Research Laboratory with the Pennsylvania State University, Large Diameter Unmanned Underwater Vehicles.

March 10, 2011, RADM Scott Hebner, Commander, NMAWC on ASW Assessment process, overview of ASW/MIW capability and related discussion.