Robert J. Cloutier, Ph.D.
Office Hours

Shelby Hall 4104
Ph: (251) 341-3996
Robert J. Cloutier, Ph.D.
Systems Engineering Program Chair
Systems Engineering

Research Interests

Dr. Cloutier's research interests include concept of operations, system architecting, model based systems engineering, complex patterns for systems engineering, and visualizing socio-technical systems.



Ph.D. Systems Engineering, (2006) Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ,
Thesis: “Applicability of Patterns to Architecting Complex Systems”
Advisor: Dr. Dinesh Verma

M.B.A. Leadership, (1999) Eastern College, St. Davids, PA

B.S. Physical Science, (1978) United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD



[1]  Cloutier, R., Baldwin, C., and Bone, M. (2015). Systems Engineering Simplified. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, ISBN 9781498706681

[2]  Cloutier, R. (2008). Applicability of Patterns to Architecting Complex Systems. Germany: VDM


Book Chapters

[1]  Cloutier, R., & Bone, M. (Expected 2016). Systems Engineering. J. Farr & J. S. Gandhi (Eds.), ASEM Handbook on Engineering Management: American Society of Engineering Management, 2nd Edition

[2]  Cloutier, R., & Bone, M. (2010). Systems Engineering. In D. Merino & J. Farr (Eds.), ASEM Handbook on Engineering Management: American Society of Engineering Management

[3]  Cloutier, R., DiMario, M., & Polzer, H. (2009). Net Centricity and System of Systems. In M. Jamshidi (Ed.), System of Systems Engineering: Innovations for the 21st Century (pp. 191-217). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

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