Role of Model-Based Systems Engineering in Complex Engineering Projects

Date: Wednesday 13 December 2023 16:00 - 17:30

Location: People’s Palace PP1, Mile End Campus

In this seminar, two senior industry speakers from Costain UK and Rolls-Royce will share their experience of applying model-based systems engineering to real complex infrastructure and engineering projects. The event is open to all students and staff with interest in understanding the real-life applications of Systems Engineering, as well as developing a career in this increasingly demanding field.

Speaker 1. Graham Bleakley, Technical Director for Systems Engineering (Costain Group)

Graduated from Southbank University with 1st in Mechanical Engineering, then did a Ph.D at City University, in what turned out to be Model Based Systems Engineering. Spent 20 years consulting international Aerospace, Defence and Automotive companies on implementing MBSE and SE best practices, through adoption of a digital tools in support of their SE lifecycle (12 of those years with IBM). Currently work at Costain on HS2 SCS, as Head of program information management, helping the with the development of the HS2 digital twin and thread in support of Systems Engineering and Technical Assurance.

Speaker 2. Samira Saleh, System Design Integration and Configuration Lead, Defence Future Programmes (Rolls-Royce plc)

Samira is a Systems Design Integration and Configuration Management Lead Engineer in Defence, Future Programme with Rolls-Royce plc. She received her BEng. and MSc. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Queen Mary University of London, and the University of Manchester respectively. Samira has worked over the past 5 years with multiple industries including Civil Aerospace, Naval and Marine, Defence Aerospace and Future Combat R&D programmes and has become the youngest female lead specialist in her field. Samira has also published a patent with Airbus Operations Ltd on an R&D programme. Her work has focused on developing cost-effective methods and promoting cutting-edge technology.

There is no need for advanced registration, just pop in and bring your colleagues.

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