Associate Professor of Practice
Department: Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Professor Eric Dano comes from over 25 years in the defense industry with his primary focus on improving the practice of system architecture for complex engineered systems. Prior to industry, Professor Dano served as an Electronics Countermeasures Officer in the United States Marine Corps, flying in the EA-6B Prowler. His research interests include the introduction of system thinking principles into undergraduate education, defining data exchanges to tie together various domain models for assessing architectural alternatives, implementation of model-based engineering, and the use of system optimization techniques to assess system modularity, resiliency, supportability or other desired system attributes over the system lifecycle.