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2018 Year in Review

August 2019 Annual Report

The 2018 SEI Year in Review highlights the work of the institute undertaken during the fiscal year spanning October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

Abstract

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and operated by Carnegie Mellon University. The SEI’s mission is to advance the technologies and practices needed to acquire, develop, operate, and sustain software systems that are innovative, affordable, trustworthy, and enduring. The 2018 SEI Year in Review highlights the work of the institute undertaken during the fiscal year spanning October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018.

Table of Contents

  • A Message from the Director and Chief Executive Officer
  • Execution Strategy
  • SEI News
  • Longstaff Returns to Take the Reins as CTO
  • Today’s CERT Division Works to Simplify Cybersecurity
  • U.S. Navy Unit Establishes Presence at SEI Headquarters
  • SEI Lends Agile Expertise in Support of Key NDAA Initiatives
  • SEI Artificial Intelligence Portfolio Supports U.S. Information Dominance
  • CERT Tool Speeds Information Extraction and Analysis
  • Software as a Strategic Advantage
  • From Correlation to Causation: Investigating the Sources of Software Cost
  • Next-Generation Battlefield Networking with FABRIC
  • SEI Staff Offer Expert Testimony to Senate and House Committees
  • Speeding Up Satellite Image Analysis with Machine Learning
  • Bringing High-Assurance, Software-Defined IoT Security to the DoD
  • New SEI Method Verifies Timing in Undocumented Multicore Processors
  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Find Security Defects in Code
  • Collaboration with ODNI Seeks to Improve the Practice of Cyber Intelligence Nationwide
  • Training Machines to Recognize Emotions in the Human Voice
  • SEI Gives NASA IV&V Team an Agile Boost
  • SEI Staff Strengthen Working Relationships Across the Country
  • Unlocking the Potential of Next-Generation Hardware
  • CMU Leadership
  • Board of Visitors
  • SEI Leadership