Cody H. Fleming
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
2529 Union Drive Phone: +1 515 294 6938
Black Engineering 2078 Email: flemingc@iastate.edu
Ames, IA 50011-2030 URL: http://coordinatedsystemslab.com
Cody Fleming · CV · April 2021
a) Professional Appointments
August 2020-current, Iowa State University, Ames, IA USA
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
August 2020-current, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA USA
Visiting Professor, Engineering Systems and Environment
January 2018-August 2020, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA USA
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
August 2015-August 2020, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA USA
Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering
February 2015-July 2015, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA USA
Postdoctoral Associate
September 2010-January 2015, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA USA
Graduate Research Assistant
August 2004-June 2010, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA USA
Dynamics Analyst and Staff Engineer
b) Professional Training
2015, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA USA
Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautics and Astronautics
Thesis: Safety-Driven Early Concept Analysis and Development
Advisor: Nancy Leveson
GPA: 5.0/5.0
2004, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA USA
Master of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Thesis: A Design Methodology for Hysteretic Dampers in Buildings under Extreme Earth-
quakes
Advisor: Jerome Connor
GPA: 5.0/5.0
2003, Hope College, Holland, MI USA
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Advisor: Janice Pawloski
GPA: 3.9/4.0
c) External Research Grants and Contracts
Total projects awarded overall: $9,250,665. Controlled by Fleming: $3,318,923
Total projects awarded as PI: $1,751,204. Controlled by Fleming: $1,080,268
Average external dollars per year controlled by Fleming: $584,281
Awarded, PI
G8. A Systems-theoretic, Model-based Approach to Assuring Safety in TBO
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(a) Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(b) Amount: $766,204 (controlled by Fleming: $350,000)
(c) Duration: 06/2016-05/2019
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Amy Pritchett of Penn State and Brian German
of Georgia Tech
G7. Transitioning Mission Aware Concepts and Methods to Evaluate Cost/Risk Decisions for
Security Assurance Design
(a) Sponsor: DoD ASD(R&E)
(b) Amount: $400,000 (controlled by Fleming: $227,768)
(c) Duration: 08/2020-07/2021
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Tom McDermott of Stevens Institute of Technol-
ogy and Peter Beling of UVA
G6. Compensatory Cyber Resiliency Approaches for Gaps in Cyber Hygiene (CRACH Test)
(a) Sponsor: MITRE Corporation
(b) Amount: $140,000 (controlled by Fleming: $75,000)
(c) Duration: 03/2020-10/2020
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Peter Beling of UVA
G5. Towards a Model-based Approach to Assuring Safety of Increasingly Autonomous Systems
(a) Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Corporation
(b) Amount: $250,000 (controlled by Fleming: $250,000)
(c) Duration: 11/2016–06/2020
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Sole PI
G4. Improved Decision Making for Autonomous Systems
(a) Sponsor: National Science Foundation
(b) Amount: $140,000 (controlled by Fleming: $140,000)
(c) Duration: 09/2018–08/2020
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Sole PI
G3. Adversarial and Explainable AI
(a) Sponsor: The Aerospace Corporation
(b) Amount: $25,000 (controlled by Fleming: $12,500)
(c) Duration: 09/2018–05/2019
(d) Other investigators spending funds: William Scherer, UVA Systems and Information
Engineering
G2. Towards a Methodology for Safety-driven Analysis and Integration of Heterogeneous, Au-
tonomous Decision-makers in the National Airspace
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(a) Sponsor: Virginia Space Grant Consortium
(b) Amount: $20,000 (controlled by Fleming: $20,000)
(c) Duration: 05/2016-05/2017
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Sole PI
G1. CRitical Information and Infrastructure Identity and access Management Evaluation (CRI-
IIME)
(a) Sponsor: The MITRE Corporation
(b) Amount: $10,000 (controlled by Fleming: $5,000)
(c) Duration: 09/2016–05/2017
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Nicola Bezzo of UVA
Awarded, Co-PI
G12. Needs for Addressing Cyber Attack Resilient Systems in Testing and Evaluation
(a) Sponsor: DoD DT&E
(b) Amount: $500,000 (controlled by Fleming: $250,000)
(c) Duration: 10/2019–03/2021
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Barry Horowitz and Peter Beling, both of UVA
Systems and Information Engineering
G11. Assuring Increasingly Autonomous Capabilities with Novel Delegations of Authority and
Responsibility
(a) Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(b) Amount: $750,000 (controlled by Fleming: $360,000)
(c) Duration: 10/2019-09/2022
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Amy Pritchett of Penn State
G10. Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center of SAFTE
(a) Sponsor: National Science Foundation
(b) Amount: $100,000 (controlled by Fleming: $30,000)
(c) Duration: 2019-2020
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Amy Pritchett, Penn State (PI); Eric Frew, CU-
Boulder
G9. A Graduate Traineeship in Cyber Physical Systems
(a) Sponsor: National Science Foundation
(b) Amount: $3,069,765 (controlled by Fleming: $438,538)
(c) Duration: 2018-2023
(d) Other investigators spending funds: John Stankovic (PI), Homa Alemzadeh, Jonathan
Goodall, John Lach all of UVA
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G8. Risk Based Approach to Cyber Vulnerability Assessment
(a) Sponsor: DoD ASD(R&E)
(b) Amount: $275,062 (controlled by Fleming: $137,531)
(c) Duration: 06/2019–06/2020
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Peter Beling, UVA Systems Engineering
G7. WRT-1013 Security Engineering
(a) Sponsor: Army
(b) Amount: $532,305 (controlled by Fleming: $226,230)
(c) Duration: 06/2019–06/2020
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Peter Beling, UVA Systems Engineering
G6. Methods to Evaluate Cost/Technical Risk and Opportunity Decisions for Security Assur-
ance in Design
(a) Sponsor: USD(R&E)
(b) Amount: $255,017 (controlled by Fleming: $125,000)
(c) Duration: 04/2019–04/2020
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Tom McDermott, Stevens Institute of Technology
G5. RT-196 Security Engineering
(a) Sponsor: DoD ASD(R&E)
(b) Amount: $323,312 (controlled by Fleming: $161,656)
(c) Duration: 01/2018–03/2019
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Barry Horowitz and Peter Beling, both of UVA
Systems and Information Engineering
G4. RT-191 Decision Support Tool Trials
(a) Sponsor: Army
(b) Amount: $224,000 (controlled by Fleming: $80,000)
(c) Duration: 01/2018–09/2018
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Barry Horowitz and Peter Beling, both of UVA
Systems and Information Engineering
G3. Safety-Critical Wireless Mobile Systems
(a) Sponsor: National Science Foundation
(b) Amount: $800,000 (controlled by Fleming: $267,700)
(c) Duration: 09/2016-08/2019
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Other investigators spending funds: Cameron
(Kamin) Whitehouse and Lu Feng, both of UVA Computer Science
G2. RT-172 Security Engineering
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(a) Sponsor: DoD ASD(R&E)
(b) Amount: $350,000 (controlled by Fleming: $125,000)
(c) Duration: 01/2017–11/2017
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Barry Horowitz and Peter Beling, both of UVA
Systems and Information Engineering
G1. Mission-Level Cybersecurity and Solution & the Selection of Decision Support Tools
(a) Sponsor: DoD ASD(R&E)
(b) Amount: $320,000 (controlled by Fleming: $37,000)
(c) Duration: 01/2016–11/2016
(d) Other investigators spending funds: Barry Horowitz and Peter Beling, both of UVA
Systems and Information Engineering
d) Publications and Scholarly Work
Underlined authors are students of Fleming.
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
J18. Georgios Bakirtzis, Eswaran Subrahmanian, Cody H. Fleming. Compositional Thinking
in Cyber-Physical Systems Theory, IEEE Computer. Accepted for publication. Impact
Factor: 3.564.
J17. Giorgos Bakirtzis, Christina Vasilakopoulou, and Cody Fleming. Categorical Semantics
of Cyber-Physical Systems Theory, ACM Transactions on CPS. Accepted for publication.
J16. Hassan Jafarzadeh and Cody Fleming. DMPC: A Data-and Model-Driven Approach to
Predictive Control, Automatica. Accepted for publication. Impact Factor: 5.541.
J15. Georgios Bakirtzis, Tim Sherburne, Stephen Adams, Barry M. Horowitz, Peter A. Bel-
ing, Cody H. Fleming. An Ontological Metamodel for Cyber-Physical System Safety,
Security, and Resilience Coengineering, International Journal on Software and Systems
Modeling (SoSyM), Accepted for publication. Impact Factor: 1.915.
J14. Cody Fleming, Carl Elks, Georgios Bakirtzis, Stephen C. Adams, Bryan Carter, Peter
A. Beling, and Barry Horowitz. Cyber-Physical Security Through Resiliency: A Systems
Centric Approach for Facilitating Resilience in Cyber-Physical Systems, IEEE Computer.
Accepted for publication. Impact Factor: 3.564.
J13. John A. Stankovic, Homa Alemzadeh, Brad Campbell, John Lach, Lu Feng, Cody Flem-
ing, Jonathan Goodall, Toluwalogo Odumosu, Daniel Quinn, Yuan Tian, Kelley Tobler.
A Graduate Curriculum in Cyber Physical Systems, IEEE Design & Test. Print ISSN:
2168-2356, Online ISSN: 2168-2364, DOI: 10.1109/MDAT.2020.3043376 Impact Factor:
2.409.
J12. K. Rand, M. Kurth, C. Fleming, I. Linkov. A resilience matrix approach for measuring
and mitigating disaster-induced population displacement, International Journal of Disaster
Risk Reduction. 42, 101310. Impact Factor: 2.896.
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J11. Sun, M., Rand, K., and Fleming C. 4 Dimensional Waypoint Generation for conflict-free
Trajectory Based Operation, Aerospace Science and Technology. 88, 350-361. Impact
Factor: 4.499.
J10. Carter B., Adams S., Bakirtzis G., Sherburne T., Beling P., Horowitz B., Fleming C.
A Preliminary Design-Phase Security Methodology for Cyber-Physical Systems, Systems.
2019; Vol 7(2):21
J9. B. Carter, G. Bakirtzis, C. Elks, C. Fleming. Systems-Theoretic Security Requirements
Modeling for Cyber-Physical Systems, Systems Engineering. 2019; Volume 22, Pages
411-421. DOI: 10.1002/sys.21504. Impact Factor: 1.0.
J8. K. Rand and C. Fleming. An interdisciplinary review to develop guidelines for modeling
population displacement as a function of infrastructure reconstruction decisions, Trans-
portation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives. 3, 100072.
J7. G. Bakirtzis, B. Simon, A. Collins, C. Fleming and C. Elks. Data Driven Vulnerability
Exploration for Design Phase Analysis, IEEE Systems Journal. Vol. 14, No. 4. DOI:
10.1109/JSYST.2019.2940145. Impact Factor: 5.280.
J6. Jafarzadeh, H. and Fleming C. An Exact Geometry-Based Algorithm for Path Planning,
International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. 28.3 (2018): pp
493-504. Impact Factor: 1.694.
J5. Boyer, R.; Scherer, W.; Fleming C.; Connors, C.; and Whitehead, N. A Human-Machine
Methodology for Investigating Systems Thinking in a Complex Corpus, IEEE Systems
Journal. Sept 2018 Vol: 12, Issue:3 Pp: 2937-2948, DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2017.2725920.
Impact Factor: 5.280.
J4. Fleming C. and Leveson, N.G. Early Concept Development and Safety Analysis of Future
Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol.
17, No. 12 (2016), pp. 3512-3523. Impact Factor: 6.319.
J3. Fleming C. and Leveson, N. Improving Hazard Analysis and Certification of Integrated
Modular Avionics, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems. Vol. 11, No. 6
(2014), pp. 397-411. Impact Factor: 0.892.
J2. Ishimatsu, T., Leveson, N.G., Thomas, J.P., Fleming C., Katahira, M., Miyamoto, Y.,
Ujiie, R., Nakao, H. and Hoshino, N. Analysis of Complex Spacecraft Using Systems The-
oretic Process Analysis, AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. Vol. 51, No. 2 (2014),
pp. 509-522. Impact Factor: 1.207.
J1. Fleming C.; Spencer, M.; Leveson, N.; and Wilkinson, C. Safety assurance in NextGen
and complex transportation systems, Safety Science. Volume 55, June 2013, Pages 173-
187. Impact Factor: 4.350.
Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings, Bulletins, or Reports
C36. Jasmine Sekhon and Cody Fleming. SCAN: A Spatial Context Attentive Network for
Joint Multi-Agent Intent Prediction, Thirty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelli-
gence (AAAI-21). February 2021. Acceptance rate: 21%
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C35. Neil Singh, Sander Abraham, Minghui Sun, and Cody Fleming. Optimization of Waypoint-
based Flight-deck Interval Management for NextGen Concept of Operations, 2021 AIAA
SciTech Forum. January 2021.
C34. Georgios Bakirtzis, Christina Vasilakopoulou and Cody Fleming. Compositional Cyber-
Physical Systems Modeling, Applied Category Theory 2020. July 2020.
C33. Georgios Bakirtzis, Garrett L. Ward, Christopher J. Deloglos, Carl R. Elks, Barry M.
Horowitz, and Cody H. Fleming.Fundamental Challenges of Cyber-Physical Systems
Security Modeling, DSN 2020: 50th IEEE IFP International Conference on Dependable
Systems and Networks Acceptance rate: 16.5%
C32. Jasmine Sekhon and Cody Fleming, A Spatially and Temporally Attentive Joint Tra-
jectory Prediction Framework for Modeling Vessel Intent, 2nd Conference on Learning
for DynamIcs & Control (L4DC). Berkeley, CA, June 2020. Acceptance rate for oral
presentation: 11%
C31. M. Sun; S. Abraham; N. Singh; C. Fleming. Waypoint-based Flight-deck Interval Man-
agement, 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum. January 2020.
C30. Austin Anderson, Chris Marshall, Toby Hansford, Mason Jordan, Sragdhara Khakurel,
Michael Quinn, Katherine Taylor, Amy Xie, and Cody Fleming. Measuring Airport
Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, SIEDS ‘20 IEEE Systems and Information
Engineering Design Symposium. Charlottesville, VA, April 2020.
C29. Jasmine Sekhon and Cody Fleming, Towards Improved Testing For Deep Learning, 41st
ACM-IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering, ICSE 2019, New Ideas and
Emerging Results. Acceptance rate: 27%
C28. Charles Rogers, Jonathan Bugg, Chris Nyheim, Will Gebhardt, Brian Andris, Evan Heit-
man, and Cody Fleming Adversarial Artificial Intelligence for Overhead Imagery Classifi-
cation Models, SIEDS ‘19 IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium.
Charlottesville, VA, April 2019.
C27. Elahe Soltanaghaei, Mahmoud Elnaggar, Katie Kleeman, Kamin Whitehouse, Cody Flem-
ing. Characterizing Uncertainties of Wireless Channels in Connected Vehicles, MobiCom
2019, The 25th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking.
Posters & Demos, Oct 21-25, 2019.
C26. Minghui Sun, Xiyuan Ge, Cody Fleming, Guaranteed Conflict: when speed advisory
doesn’t work for Time-based Flow Management, Thirteenth USA-Europe Air Traffic Man-
agement Research and Development Seminar (ATM2019). Vienna, Austria, June 2019.
C25. Jafarzadeh, H. and Fleming C. Learning Model Predictive Control for Connected Au-
tonomous Vehicles, 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. Nice, France, De-
cember 2019.
C24. Max Bergman, Stephen Adams, Tim Sherburne, Cody Fleming, Peter Beling. Active
Learning to Improve Static Analysis, 18th IEEE International Conference on Machine
Learning and Applications - ICMLA 2019. Florida, December 2019. Acceptance rate:
TBD%
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C23. G. Bakirtzis, B. Simon, C. Fleming, and C. Elks. Looking for a Black Cat in a Dark Room:
Security Visualization for Cyber-Physical System Design and Analysis, IEEE Symposium
on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec). Berlin, Germany, October 2018. Acceptance
rate: 35%
C22. Bashiri, M., Jafarzadeh, H., and Fleming C. PAIM: Platoon-based Autonomous Intersec-
tion Management, 2018 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC 2018).
Hawaii, November 2018.
C21. R. Bailey, C.H. Fleming, W.T. Scherer, M.C. Smith, W.H. Guilford, J.W. Lark, III, D.
Elzey, S. Russell, S. Acton, B.L. Smith. Integrating Systems Approaches into Education
Using Active Case Studies, Frontiers in Education 2018. San Jose, CA USA, October
2018.
C20. S. Adams, B. Carter, C. Fleming, P.A. Beling. Selecting System Specific Cyber-Security
Attack Patterns using Topic Modeling, 17
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IEEE International Conference On Trust,
Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications (IEEE TrustCom-18). New
York, NY USA, August 2018. Acceptance rate: 16%
C19. B. Carter, C. Fleming, C. Elks, and G. Bakirtzis. Cyber-Physical Systems Modeling
for Security Using SysML. CSER 2018:16th-Annual Conference on Systems Engineering.
Charlottesville, VA USA, May 2018.
C18. B. Carter, G. Bakirtzis, C. Elks, C. Fleming, A Systems Approach for Eliciting Mission-
Centric Security Requirements, 12
th
Annual IEEE International Systems Conference SYSCON.
Vancouver BC, Canada, April 2018. Best Student Paper Award. Acceptance rate: 53%
C17. G. Bakirtzis, B.T. Carter, C.R. Elks, C.H. Fleming, A Model-Based Approach to Security
Analysis for Cyber-Physical Systems, 12
th
Annual IEEE International Systems Conference
SYSCON. Vancouver BC, Canada, April 2018. Acceptance rate: 53%
C16. J. Rowley, A. Liu, S. Sandry, J. Gross, M. Salvador, C. Anton, and C. Fleming, Examin-
ing the Driverless Future: An Analysis of Human-Caused Vehicle Accidents and Develop-
ment of an Autonomous Vehicle Communication Testbed, SIEDS ‘18, IEEE Systems and
Information Engineering Design Symposium. Charlottesville, VA, April 2018.
C15. Mahmoud Elnaggar, Kamin Whitehouse and Cody Fleming. Bayesian Wireless Channel
Prediction for Safety-Critical Connected Autonomous Vehicles, Bayesian Deep Learning
Workshop. NeurIPS 2018
C14. Sun, M., Ge, X., and Fleming C. Resolving a Dilemma: Guaranteeing Conflict-free 4D-
Trajectories While Leaving Autonomy to Airlines, 2018 IEEE-AIAA 37th Digital Avionics
Systems Conference (DASC). London, UK, September 2018.
C13. Calhoun, Z., Maribojoc, P., Selzer, N., Procopi, L., Bezzo, N., and Fleming, C. Analysis
of Identity and Access Management alternatives for a multinational information-sharing
environment. Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS), 2017.
(pp. 208-213). IEEE, April 2017.
C12. Bashiri, M. and Fleming C. A Platoon-Based Intersection Management System for Au-
tonomous Vehicles, 2017 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV 2017). Redondo
Beach, CA, June 2017. Acceptance rate: 50% [average for previous years]
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C11. Fleming C. Systems Theory and a Drive Towards Model-based Safety Analysis, 11
th
Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, special session on Theoretical Foundations
of Systems Engineering (THEFOSE). Montreal, Quebec, April 2017. Acceptance rate:
45% [average for previous years]
C10. Fleming C. A Systems-theoretic Approach to Early Concept Development, SMC2016,
2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Budapest,
Hungary, October 2016. Acceptance rate: 42%
C9. Bains, P.; Ferris, K.; Gregoire, J.; Kim, J.; Kozloski, J.; Lazenby, J.; Ofiesh, D.; Shank, E.;
Wu, K.; Beling, P.; and Fleming C. Risk Analysis of Globalized Airline Supply Chains,
SIEDS ‘16, IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium. Char-
lottesville, VA, April 2016.
C8. Leveson, N.; Fleming C.; Thomas, J.; Wilkinson, C. A Comparison of SAE ARP 4761
and STPA Safety Assessment Processes, 23
rd
Safety-critical Systems Symposium (SSS’15).
Bristol, UK, February 2015.
C7. Fleming C.; Leveson, N. Including Safety during Early Development Phases of Future
Air Traffic Management Concepts, Eleventh USA-Europe Air Traffic Management Research
and Development Seminar (ATM2015). Lisbon, Portugal, June 2015. Acceptance rate:
40%
C6. Fleming, C.; Leveson, N. Integrating Systems Safety into Systems Engineering during
Concept Development, 25
th
Annual INCOSE International Symposium 2015. Seattle,
WA, July 2015. Brian Marr Best Student Paper Award.
C5. Fleming C. Model-based Concept Development and Safety Driven Design, Informatik
2014: Big Data. Stuttgart, Germany, September 2014.
C4. Fleming C.; Leveson, N.G.; Placke, M.S. Assuring Safety of NextGen Procedures, Tenth
USA-Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar (ATM2013).
Chicago, IL, June 2013. Acceptance rate: 40%
C3. Leveson, N.G.; Fleming C.; Spencer, M.; Thomas, J.; Wilkinson, C. Safety Assurance
of Complex, Software-Intensive Systems, SAE 2012 Aerospace Electronics and Avionics
Systems Conference. October 2012.
C2. Fleming C.; Ishimatsu, T.; Miyamoto, Y.; Nakao, H.; Katahira, M.; Hoshino, N.; Thomas,
J; Leveson, N. Safety-Guided Spacecraft Design Using Model-based Specifications11
th
In-
ternational Association for the Advancement of Space Safety. Versailles, France, October
2011.
C1. Ishimatsu, T.; Leveson, N.; Fleming C.; Katahira, M.; Miyamoto, Y.; Nakao, H. Multiple
Controller Contributions to Hazards11
th
International Association for the Advancement of
Space Safety. Versailles, France, October 2011.
Books or Book Chapters
B1. Adams, Stephen, Peter A. Beling, James H. Lambert, William T. Scherer, and Cody H.
Fleming. Systems Engineering in Context. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00114-8
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Other Scholarly Contributions
M15. Minghui Sun, Cody H. Fleming, and Milena Milich. Defining and Reasoning about
Model-based Safety Analysis: A Review, NASA Contractor Report, March 2021.
M14. Thomas A. McDermott Jr., Cody Fleming, Megan M. Clifford, Tim Sherburne, Giorgos
Bakirtzis, Krista Rand. Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Exploiting Cyber Vulnerabili-
ties of Oil and Gas Pipelines Building the Systems Assurance Framework, SERC-SR-2020-
004, December, 2020.
M13. Thomas A. McDermott Jr., Cody Fleming, Megan M. Clifford, Tim Sherburne, Gior-
gos Bakirtzis, Krista Rand. Methods to Evaluate Cost/Technical Risk and Opportunity
Decisions for Security Assurance in Design, SERC-TR-2020-005, June 2020.
M12. Peter A. Beling, Barry Horowitz, Cody Fleming, Stephen Adams, Tim Sherburne, Davis
Loose. RT-1013: Security Engineering. SERC-2020-TR-008, June 2020.
M11. Bakirtzis, G. and Fleming, C., Cyber-physical System Safety and Security in the Nuclear
Power Plant Context, ANS Student Conference. April 2019, Richmond VA.
M10. Moradinasab, Nazanin; Hassan Jafarzadeh, M. R. Amin-Naseri, and Cody H. Fleming. A
Dynamic Sustainable Competitive Petroleum Supply Chain Model for Various Stakeholders
with Shared Facilities. arXiv preprint. arXiv:1907.11789 (2019).
M9. Beling P, Horowitz B, Fleming C, Adams S, Bakirtzis G, Carter B, Sherburne T, Elks C,
Collins A, Simon B. Model-based Engineering for Functional Risk Assessment and Design
of Cyber Resilient Systems. University of Virginia Charlottesville United States; 2019 Feb
22.
M8. Horowitz B, Beling P, Fleming C, Adams S, Carter B, Sherburne T, Elks C, Bakirtzis
G, Shull F, Mead NR. Cyber Security Requirements Methodology. Stevens Institute of
Technology Hoboken United States; 2018 Jul 26.
M7. Bakirtzis, G.; Carter, B.; Elks, C.; and Fleming, C. Cyber Assurance Assessment Using
Systems and Control Theory, 26th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security ’17).
Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 2017.
M6. Rand, K. and Fleming, C. Population Migration & Infrastructure Resilience: A Review
of Theory and Practice, 26th SRA-Europe Conference. Lisbon, Portugal, June 2017.
M5. Horowitz B, Beling P, Fleming C, Adams S, Carter B, Vemuru K, Elks C, Bakker T,
Cios K, Bakirtzis G, Collins A. Security Engineering FY17 Systems Aware Cybersecurity.
Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken United States; 2017 Dec 7.
M4. Leveson, N.; Wilkinson, C.; Fleming C.; and Thomas, J. A Comparison of STPA and the
ARP 4761 Safety Assessment Process, MIT Technical Report, June 2014.
M3. Fleming C.; Placke, M.S.; and Leveson, N. STPA Analysis of NextGen Interval Manage-
ment Components, FAA Technical Report, September 2013.
M2. Fleming C.; Spencer, M.; Thomas, J.; Leveson, N.; and Wilkinson, C. Mission Assurance
in NextGen Technologies, NASA Technical Report, March 2012.
M1. An STPA Primer Version 1, August 2013.
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e) Honors and Awards Received
The Kinnier Award, given yearly to one faculty member in UVA School of Engineering and
Applied Sciences for outstanding teaching and student engagement, 2019
Distinguished Faculty Speaker, University of Virginia Office of Engagement, 2018
Best Paper Award, Best Student Paper (Bryan Carter), IEEE SysCon 2018
INFORMS Graduate Faculty Award of Excellence, University of Virginia Student Chapter
award for excellence in service, 2016
Best Paper Award, Brian Mar Best Student Paper, INCOSE International Symposium 2015
Northrop Grumman Recognition Award, special recognition for problem-solving in a strategic
program, 2010
Dickson Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004
Douwe B Entema Prize, Hope College, award to top student in physics and engineering, 2003
Alvin W. Vanderbush Award, Hope College, one of four awards given to Hope College scholar-
athletes, 2003
Phi Beta Kappa, elected to national scholastic honor society, 2003-present
Presidential Scholar, Hope College, 1999-2003
f) Graduate Students Directed
Doctoral
Student Date Status
Hassan Jafarzadeh 2015-present Qualifying exam: February 2017
Minghui Sun 2016-present Planning to take qualifying exam in 2019
Jasmine Sekhon 2017-present Qualifying exam: August 2018
Georgios Bakirtzis 2021 Dissertation Title: Compositional Cyber-
Physical Systems Theory
Masoud Bashiri 2020 Dissertation Title: Data-Driven Intersection
Management Solutions for Mixed Traffic of
Human-Driven and Connected and Automated
Vehicles
Krista Rand 2020 Dissertation Title: A System Theoretic Ap-
proach to Dynamic Recovery Strategy Design in
Networked Systems
Mahmoud Elneggar 2017-2021
Milena Milich 2019-2020
Davis Loose 2018-2020
Master’s of Science
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Student Date Status
Angelica Sunga 2019-2021
Davis Loose 2018-2020 Thesis Title: LDaRM: A Technique for
Improving Knowledge Discovery in Large
Text Corpora
Robert Pierce 2017-2019 Thesis Title: Using Reinforcement Learn-
ing to Train an Autonomous Car
Bryan Carter 2016-2018 Thesis Title: A Systems-Theoretic, Model-
Based Methodology for Identifying and
Evaluating Resiliency Strategies for Cyber-
Physical Systems
Kyle Ferris 2015-2016 Thesis Title*: Risk Analysis of Globalized
Airline Supply Chains
James Kim 2015-2016 Thesis Title*: Risk Analysis of Globalized
Airline Supply Chains
Jonathan Lazenby 2015-2016 Thesis Title*: Risk Analysis of Globalized
Airline Supply Chains
Master’s of Engineering
Student Time Status
Vishesh Hiremath 2018-2019
Xiyuan Ge 2016-2018
Yujie Xu 2016-2018
g) Undergraduate Researchers
Undergraduates on Extramurally Funded Research Projects
Neil Singh, 2019-2021
Sander Abraham, 2019-2020
Ricardo Marin, 2019-2020
Samuel Crawford, 2019
William Schaefermeier, 2018
Kwadwo Tenkorang, 2018
Lina Romeo, 2017-2018
Melvin Salvador, 2017-2018
Ryan French, 2017
MacKenzie Hodgson, 2017
Thomas Sample, 2017
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Stephen Stern, 2016
Anna Crocket, 2016-2017
Kendrick McCarroll, 2016
Bryan Carter, 2016
Undergraduate Theses Supervised
32. Austin Anderson, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
31. Toby Hansford, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
30. Mason Jordan, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
29. Sragdhara Khakurel, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
28. Chris Marshal, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
27. Michael Quinn, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
26. Katherine Taylor, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
25. Amy Xie, Measuring Airport Similarity to Create a Towering Decision Aid, 2020
24. Brian Andris, Adversarial Artificial Intelligence for Overhead Imagery Classification Models,
2019
23. Will Gebhardt, Adversarial Artificial Intelligence for Overhead Imagery Classification Models,
2019
22. Chris Nyheim, Adversarial Artificial Intelligence for Overhead Imagery Classification Models,
2019
21. Jonathon Bugg, Adversarial Artificial Intelligence for Overhead Imagery Classification Models,
2019
20. Charles Rogers, Adversarial Artificial Intelligence for Overhead Imagery Classification Models,
2019
19. Evan Heitman, Adversarial Artificial Intelligence for Overhead Imagery Classification Models,
2019
18. John Rowley, Examining the Driverless Future: An Analysis of Human-Caused Vehicle Acci-
dents and Development of an Autonomous Vehicle Communication Testbed, 2018
17. Ann Liu, Examining the Driverless Future: An Analysis of Human-Caused Vehicle Accidents
and Development of an Autonomous Vehicle Communication Testbed, 2018
16. Steven Sandry, Examining the Driverless Future: An Analysis of Human-Caused Vehicle Ac-
cidents and Development of an Autonomous Vehicle Communication Testbed, 2018
15. Joshua Gross, Examining the Driverless Future: An Analysis of Human-Caused Vehicle Acci-
dents and Development of an Autonomous Vehicle Communication Testbed, 2018
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14. Melvin Salvador, Examining the Driverless Future: An Analysis of Human-Caused Vehicle
Accidents and Development of an Autonomous Vehicle Communication Testbed, 2018
13. Chris Anton, Examining the Driverless Future: An Analysis of Human-Caused Vehicle Acci-
dents and Development of an Autonomous Vehicle Communication Testbed, 2018
12. Zach Calhoun, Analysis of Identity and Access Management alternatives for a multinational
information-sharing environment, 2017
11. Patrick Maribojoc, Analysis of Identity and Access Management alternatives for a multina-
tional information-sharing environment, 2017
10. Edward (Ned) Selzer, Analysis of Identity and Access Management alternatives for a multi-
national information-sharing environment, 2017
9. Leah Procopi, Analysis of Identity and Access Management alternatives for a multinational
information-sharing environment, 2017
8. Tyler Cody, Deep Learning in Gear Health Monitoring: Deep Convolutional Autoencoders for
Representation Learning in High Frequencies, Fall 2016 (Independent Study)
7. April Anlage, Objectives and Metrics of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Time Based
Flow Management Software, 2016
6. Patrick Bains, Risk Analysis of Globalized Airline Supply Chains, 2016
5. Justin Gregoire, Risk Analysis of Globalized Airline Supply Chains, 2016
4. Jacob Kozloski, Risk Analysis of Globalized Airline Supply Chains, 2016
3. Dimitri Ofiesh, Risk Analysis of Globalized Airline Supply Chains, 2016
2. Evan Shank, Risk Analysis of Globalized Airline Supply Chains, 2016
1. Kevin Wu, Risk Analysis of Globalized Airline Supply Chains, 2016
h) Presentations
Keynote
Plenery, “Am I Even Asking the Right Questions?”, SIEDS ‘20 IEEE Systems and Information
Engineering Design Symposium, April 2020.
Invited
University of Virginia CE3500 Guest, “On Software, Autonomy, Coordination and Safety in
Transportation Systems”, Charlottesville, VA, October 1, 2019.
Systems Engineering Research Center, Workshop on Model Centric Engineering, Washington
D.C., April 2019.
Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM) Seminar Series, “Safety of Autonomous
Systems: Challenges in Coordination, Consistency, and Integration” Georgia Tech, April 2019.
Human-Machine Teaming, Air Force Research Lab, Dayton, OH, December 2018.
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Driverless Future - Issues and Opportunities with Automating Our Transportation Systems;
University of Virginia Alumni Weekend, Charlottesville, VA, June 9, 2018.
Composability, Modularity, and Re-use in Safety-Critical Cyber-physical Systems; NG Uni-
versity Research Symposium, April 17, 2018.
MBSA for cyber failure detection and recovery, Workshop on Model-based System Assurance:
enabled by Digital Engineering, Washington, D.C. December 7, 2017.
Driverless Future: How might cars and their management systems change over time? Univer-
sity of Virginia / City of Charlottesville, September 30.
Towards Composability, Modularity, and Safety in Autonomous Systems, University of Vir-
ginia Department of Computer Science, November 2016.
Mission-Aware Cybersecurity, NDIA 19
th
Annual Systems Engineering Conference, Spring-
field, VA, 2016.
Tomorrows Decision-makers: On Software, Autonomy, Coordination and Safety in Transporta-
tion Systems, University of Virginia Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
September 2016.
Embedded Software Integrity for Automotive Summit, Detroit, Michigan, May 23 - 25, 2016
Systems Engineering Knowledge & Skills in the Education of All Engineers, INCOSE Academic
Forum 2016, May 2-3 2016
Systems Engineering Applications to Decision Making, WR Senior Technical Leaders Focus
group, Dewberry, Fairfax, VA, 2015.
Early Concept Analysis of NextGen Operations, 4
th
STAMP Workshop, Cambridge, Mas-
sachusetts, 2015
Proactive and Predictive Approaches—Systems-based Approaches to Modeling and Analysis,
GCAA Safety Intelligence and Management Workshop, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2014.
Model-based Concept Development and Safety Driven Design, Informatik 2014: Big Data,
Stuttgart, Germany, 2014.
ARP 4761 and STPA (using the Wheel Brake Example in ARP 4761), 3
rd
STAMP Workshop,
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2014.
STPA Analysis of Interval Management in NextGen, 3
rd
STAMP Workshop, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, 2014.
Improving Hazard Analysis and Certification of Integrated Modular Avionics, 2
nd
STAMP
Workshop, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2013.
i) Internal Service & Leadership
Executive Advisory Board, Cyber Innovation and Society Institute, University of Virginia,
2016–
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dynamics & Controls Curriculum Committee, 2018–
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Search Committee, SEAS & ESE Human-Machine Teaming 2018-2019.
UVA SEAS Dean’s Research Advisory Council (DRAC), December 2017–
Search Committee, SEAS & LinkLab CPS and Smart Cities 2017-2018.
USOAR Faculty Mentor, 2017–
PhD Committee Member
1. Wanshi Hong, ECE, 2019–
2. Zheng Chen, ESE, 2019–
3. Kylie Gomes, ESE, 2019–2020
4. Tyler Cody, ESE, 2019–
5. Jonathan Hughes, ESE, 2019
6. Steven Hauser, ESE, 2019
7. Wei Zhou, ESE, 2019
8. Thibault Gautier, ESE 2018–
9. Lian Ciu, CEE, 2017–2019
10. Ben Choo, SIE, 2015–
11. Basak Ozaslan, SIE, 2015–2019
12. Heimir Thorrisson, SIE, 2015–2019
13. Faraz Dodgoztari, SIE, 2015–
14. Esen Yel, SIE, 2018–2020
15. Yusheng Wei, ECE, 2018–2020
16. Jeff Bennett, CEE, 2018
17. Zach Collier, SIE, 2015–2018
MS Committee Member
1. Tony Lin, CpE, 2017-2018
2. Ryan Meekins, SIE, 2017–2018
3. Emily Miller, SIE, 2016–2018
4. Ryan Boyer, SIE, 2015-2017
5. Gerald Heddy, SIE, 2015–2016
Autonomous Vehicles Conference at UVa, Planning Committee, September 2017
SEAS Integrated Space Plan, Cores/Centers Focus Group
Focus on the Future Planning Committee, “new” dept vision committee, 2017-present
Search Committee, SEAS & LinkLab CPS and Smart Cities 2016-2017.
Search Committee, SEAS & LinkLab CPS Search – subcommittee on Safety and Formal
Methods, 2015-2016
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Jefferson Scholars Panel, 2017
Common Reading Experience Faculty Mentor, 2016-present
Faculty adviser, UVA Hyperloop Competition, 2016-2017
Graduate Studies Committee, Systems & Information Engineering, 2015-present
URN Research Symposium Judge, 2016
UVERS Abstract Judge, 2016
j) Professional Services
Technical Committee Member, AIAA Intelligent Systems TC, 2019–
Associate Editor, ITSC 2018 21st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transporta-
tion Systems
Panel Chair, CSER 2018 Conference on Systems Engineering Research
Panelist, NSF PFI-BIC, February 2017
Member of Standing Committee, TRB AV090 Standing Committee on Aviation Security
and Emergency Management, 2016-2019
PhD Committee Member (External to UVA)
1. Georgios Bakirtzis, VCU, 2017
2. Kip Johnson, MIT, 2016
Program Committee, ICS-CSR 2016
Panelist, NSF ESD/SYS Program Panelist, November 2016
Panelist, INCOSE Academic Forum on Interactive Engineering Education, 2016
Panelist, NSF Workshop on the Future of Systems Engineering Education, 2015
Planning and editorial Committee, 4
th
STAMP Workshop, Cambridge, 2015
Reviewer
1. AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems
2. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium
3. International Journal of Reliability and Safety,
4. Journal of Navigation,
5. Transportation Review Board,
6. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems
7. International Journal of Robotics Research
8. American Society for Engineering Education
9. IEEE Systems Journal
10. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
11. IEEE American Control Conference
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