Department of Defense

The Department of Defense recognizes the importance of BKCASE to their own workforce development and has offered substantial financial support and partnership to the project. The office of the Director of Defense Research & Engineering is the primary Department of Defense representative to BKCASE.

Stevens Institute of Technology and the Naval Postgraduate School

The BKCASE project is led by a university partnership between the Stevens Institute of Technology and the Naval Postgraduate School. Please visit the university websites and for more information.

Systems Engineering Research Center

The mission of the Systems Engineering Research Center is to enhance and enable the U.S. Department of Defense’s capability in Systems Engineering for the successful development, integration, testing and sustainability of complex defense systems, services and enterprises. Please see for more information.

Professional Societies

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

“ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field’s premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.” -ACM Website

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Systems Council
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society

“IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe.” -IEEE Website, IEEE Systems Council, and IEEE Computer Society

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)

“The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. The INCOSE Mission:
Share, promote and advance the best of systems engineering from across the globe for the benefit of humanity and the planet.
The INCOSE Vision: The world’s authority on Systems Engineering.” -INCOSE Website

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Systems Engineering Division

“The NDIA Vision: America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting National Security. The NDIA Mission is to: ADVOCATE: Cutting-edge technology and superior weapons, equipment, training, and support for the War-Fighter and First Responder; PROMOTE: A vigorous, responsive, Government – Industry National Security Team; and PROVIDE A legal and ethical forum for exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. The NDIA Motto: Strength through Industry and Technology.” -NDIA Website

Participating Author Organizations

  • The Aerospace Corporation
  • The Air Force Institute of Technology in the US
  • Arkansas Scholarship Lottery in the US
  • ASE Consulting in the US
  • Association for Computer Machinery in the US
  • Association Française d’Ingénierie Système in France
  • Brigham Young University in the US
  • Boston University
  • Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute in the US
  • Center for Systems Management in the US
  • Corning Incorporated in the US
  • CSC in the US
  • Cranfield University in the UK
  • Defence Science and Technology Agency in Singapore
  • Defense Acquisition University in the US
  • Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
  • Eclipse RDC in South Africa
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the US
  • Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) -French Civil Aviation University in France
  • European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company in France
  • Federal Aviation Administration in the US
  • Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Brazil
  • ICES Corporation in the US
  • IEEE in the US
  • INCOSE in the US
  • Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China
  • KEIO University in Japan
  • Lawson Konsult AB in Sweden
  • Lockheed Martin in the US
  • Management and Technology Associates in the US
  • Missouri University of Science & Technology in the US
  • National University of Singapore in Singapore
  • Naval Postgraduate School in the US
  • Northrup Grumman in the US
  • Raytheon in the US
  • Rolls Royce in the UK
  • Seoul National University in South Korea
  • Sinclair Knight Merz in Australia
  • Stevens Institute of Technology in the US
  • The Boeing Company in the US
  • Thales Research & Technology Ltd. in the UK
  • Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
  • University of Maryland in the US
  • University of South Australia in Australia
  • University of Southern California in the US
  • UTC Pratt & Whitney in the US