What is Systems Engineering and How Do Models Help?

What is Systems Engineering and How Do Models Help?

It is often hard for those deeply involved with Model Based Systems Engineering to explain its benefits to non-engineers and non-system engineers. This presentation is a compilation of techniques to explain both SE and MBSE to laymen, both within an Engineering organization and without.

Speaker Bio

Rick Steiner is an independent Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) consultant and systems modeling coach, with clients in various Aerospace and Defense companies. He retired after a 30-year career at Raytheon as an Engineering Fellow and a Raytheon Certified Architect. He has focused on pragmatic application of systems engineering modeling techniques and has been an advocate, consultant, and instructor of model-based engineering. Rick has served as chief engineer, architect, and lead system modeler for several large-scale defense programs. He has been recognized by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) as an Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP), and has been honored as an INCOSE Fellow.
Mr. Steiner continues to be a key contributor to the development of SysML, and contribute to the OCSMP certification. He is also co-author of “A Practical Guide to SysML”, currently in its 3rd edition.
Rick is an avid amateur astronomer, auto restorer, bass guitarist, Church volunteer, and recumbent bicyclist.