NASA Office of Logic Design

NASA Office of Logic Design

A scientific study of the problems of digital engineering for space flight systems,
with a view to their practical solution.

2006 MAPLD International Conference

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
with a session at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Washington, D.C.

September 26-28, 2006

Dr. Nancy Leveson
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Nancy Leveson is Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics Dept. and also Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Prof. Leveson conducts research on the topics of system safety, software safety, software and system engineering and human-computer interaction. In 1999, she received the ACM Allen Newell Award for outstanding computer science research and in 1995 the AIAA Information Systems Award for "developing the field of software safety and for promoting responsible software and system engineering practices where life and property are at stake." This year she received the ACM Sigsoft Outstanding Research Award. She has published over 200 research papers and is author of a book, "Safeware: System Safety and Computers."

Prof. Leveson has been involved with NASA for 25 years including serving on many advisory an study committees as well as the ASAP (Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel). She consults widely for industry and is one of the founders of Safeware Engineering Corporation


Presenting: Systems Safety and Embedded Computing Systems

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