Student Feature: Kenly Maldonado

Kenly Maldonaldo is a Ph.D. student in systems engineering and a research and development systems engineer at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in the high confidence systems environmental group. Maldonaldo received his B.S. in information and communication technologies from New Mexico State University and his M.S. in information management from Arizona State University. What is the…Read more

Systems Engineering Master’s Student Awarded Cybersecurity Scholarship

David Nnaji, a second-year master’s student and graduate research assistant in systems engineering, has been awarded the National Motor Freight Traffic Association Heavy Vehicle Cyber Security Scholarship (NMFTA HVCS) for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years. The $5000 per year scholarship is presented to two students pursuing their master’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science…Read more

Student Feature: Tami Katz

Tami Katz is a Ph.D. student in systems engineering and a staff consultant systems engineer at Ball Aerospace. She is currently working on her dissertation “Cost optimization in requirements management for space systems.” Katz received her B.S. in aerospace engineering from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona and her M.S. in aerospace engineering from the…Read more

Summer 2020 Internship Spotlight: Duy Van

As a person who is fascinated by cars and ensuring their cybersecurity, systems engineering master’s student Duy Van is in the right place this summer. Van is an intern with BlackBerry’s team Cylance, a software company specializing in the Internet of Things (IoT) and cybersecurity. Working in Dallas, Texas, Van assists his team in requirement…Read more

Student Feature: Rock Mendenhall

Rock Mendenhall is a Ph.D. student in the systems engineering department and a practicing systems engineer. He received his master’s in systems engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and his bachelor’s in electrical and electronics engineering from The University of Akron. How do you implement systems-thinking in your job and life? I implement systems-thinking in…Read more

Student Feature: Cailin Simpson

Cailin Simpson is a Ph.D. student in Systems Engineering and software engineer & data analyst in the advanced materials department at Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. in Huntsville, Alabama. Simpson’s doctoral research, advised by Steve Simske, is focused on applications of data analytics and data science. She received her B.S. in computer science from the University…Read more

Student Feature: Aleksandra Scalco

Aleksandra Scalco is a PhD student in Systems Engineering while working full-time as an engineer for the Department of Navy (DON) at the Naval Information Warfare Center – Atlantic (NIWC Atlantic).  Before attending CSU, Scalco earned a Master’s of Engineering from Iowa State University in 2012, and a Master’s of Business Administration from University of…Read more