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Ronald Edward Giachetti

Systems Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-2670
Other Experience
  • 2009 - 2011 Associate Professor, Engineering Management, Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • 2004 - 2009 Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • 2000 - 2009 Director Information Systems Track, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • 1998 - 2004 Assistant Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Research Interests
Design of Enterprise Systems
Interoperability Analysis of Systems
Model-Based Systems Engineering
Digital Engineering
Resilience in Systems
System Architecture Modeling and Methods
Teaching Interests
Enterprise Systems
System Architecture
Systems Modeling
Optimization Methods of System Design
System Process Models


  • 2019 - Keynote Speaker, ICORES 2019 -- International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems
  • 2009 - Best Paper Award, SIMUL2009 Conference, Porto, Portugal
  • 2008 - IIE Teacher of the Year Award, FIU
  • 2008 - Named an Academic Leader, ITESM, Mexico
  • 2006 - IIE Teacher of the Year Award, FIU
  • 2004 - IIE Teacher of the Year Award, FIU
  • 1996 - IIE Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award, Third Place
  • 1996 - National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associateship
  • 1993 - Dean's Fellowship, North Carolina State University
  • 1990 - Member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences
  • International Council on Systems Engineering
  • 2010 Associate Editor, Systems Development and Alternative Methodologies, ICIS 2010, St. Louis, MO
  • 2016 Member Representing NPS, Navy's Systems Engineering Stakeholders Group
  • 2010 Associate Editor, Journal of Enterprise Transformation

Scholarly Work

  • Book Chapter
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2019). Digital Engineering. Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBoK)
  • Giachetti, R. E., Fernando, H., & Pollman, A. G, (2019). Enterprise Wireless Communications Architecture Power Analysis. Springer.
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2015). Measurement and control of imprecision in engineering design. Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision (pp. 491–510). CRC Press.
  • Conference Proceeding
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2019). Agent Modeling to Support Allocation Decisions in Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems.
  • Giachetti, R. E., & Eldred, R. A, (2019). Interoperability Analysis Method for Mission-Oriented System of Systems Engineering.
  • Giachetti, R. E., Holness, K. S., & McGuire, M. R, (2018). The Ability of Engineers to Extract Requirements from Models.
  • Gillespie, S. E., Giachetti, R. E., Hernandez, A. D., Beery, P. T., & Paulo, E. P, (2017). System of Systems Architecture Feasibility Analysis to Support Tradespace Exploration. IEEE.
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2017). Making the case for quality metrics for conceptual models in systems engineering. System of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE).
  • Whitcomb, C. A., Khan, R. H., & Giachetti, R. E, (2017). Systems Engineering Competencies for Enterprise Transformation.
  • Giachetti, R. E., & Whitcomb, C. A, (2016). Rethinking the system development process in light of design theory.
  • Miller, G. A., & Giachetti, R. E, (2014). Enterprises as Inquiring Systems with Implications for InformationWarfare.
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2014). Valuation of capabilities and system architectural options to meetaffordability requirement. Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School.
  • Journal Article
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2018). Real Options Analysis for Acquisition of New Technology: A Case Study of Korea K2 Tank’s Powerpack. Sustainability, 11(10), 3866.
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2015). Evaluation of the DoDAF Meta-model’s Support of Systems Engineering. Procedia Computer Science, (61), 254–260.
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2015). System of Systems Capability Needs Analysis via a Stochastic Network Model. NAVAL ENGINEERS JOURNAL, 4(127), 67–79.
  • Giachetti, R. E, (2013). An agent-based simulation model of human-robot team performance in military environments. Systems Engineering, 1(16), 15–28.
  • Keynote/Plenary Address
  • Giachetti, R. E. (Author), International Conference Operations Research and Enterprise Systems, "Architecture-based Method for Enterprise Transformation," INSTICC, Czech Republic. (February 20, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
  • Giachetti, R. E. (Author), NDIA Systems and Mission Engineering, "Mission Engineering Panel Member," NDIA, FL, United States. (October 20, 2019).