News: Academics

2016 Systems Institute Symposium

February 12, 2016

Registration closed. Event is free but registration is required.     Please join us for our 2016 symposium, featuring Dr. L. Dale Thomas and his presentation “The Intersection of Needs, Methods, and Trends in Systems Engineering for Aerospace and Defense.” Other presenters: Guru Madhavan, Ph.D., Senior Policy Advisor, National Academy of Sciences Rob Brychta, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, National Institutes […]

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Interested in Systems Approach and Systems Research?

August 28, 2015

If you have ever considered getting a degree with systems focus, attend the Civil Engineering graduate seminar on Thursday, September  3, in Hackerman Hall B17.  Come hear from some of the Systems faculty in the Civil Engineering Department what their research is about and how students could join them. Thursday, September 3, 12-1:15pm Hackerman Hall B 17 […]

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SI Cities Director Seth Guikema Stepping Down

August 17, 2015

Effective August 1, 2015, Dr. Seth Guikema, Carol Linde Croft Faculty Scholar, accepted a faculty position with the University of Michigan’s Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering and has resigned from his role as Systems Institute Cities Director. Dr. Guikema has been with the Systems Institute since 2011 and taught courses as a professor in the Department […]

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Welcome Dr. Dennis C. Nagle!

January 19, 2015

The Systems Institute welcomes our new principal research engineer, Dr. Dennis C. Nagle. Dr. Nagle has spent more than 40 years performing research and development on ceramics and related materials. His current research interests involve developing carbide coatings for the next generation nuclear reactors;  nano-porous cellular carbon and carbide structures derived from wood and related cellulose materials, for which […]

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New Systems Science Course Provides Insight to Human-Driven Systems

November 20, 2014

The Systems Institute in conjunction with the Civil Engineering Department is pleased to announce the start of a new course in Spring 2015 that incorporates the fields of social sciences and engineering. Systems Science for a Dynamic World (Course Number EN.560.447), provides an interdisciplinary overview of mathematical and computational models of human driven systems. It […]

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