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DTC Leading Edge Seminar Series

Model Based Software — Faster and Cheaper


Dirk Jungquist
BAE Systems

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
3:30 p.m. reception
4:00 p.m. seminar

401/402 Walter Library

Jungquist imageThis presentation will provide an overview of model based software design for those interested in understanding the benefits and tradeoffs in using this approach. An overview of a model based software design tool (Matlab) and examples of the design process will be shown. Metrics and observed benefits of this approach will be presented.


Dirk Jungquist has 26 years of experience in the defense industry, the last 15 with BAE Systems. He is currently the Lethality Technical Fellow for Control Systems and the control systems manager of the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System. Prior to his current position, Dirk was the controls lead for the ammunition handling systems on the Crusader howitzer and resupply vehicle. Dirk began his career at General Dynamics designing autopilots and guidance laws for the Tomahawk Cruise missile and other autonomous flight vehicles. He also worked at Aero Systems Engineering designing flow control and model support sting positioning control systems for both transonic and supersonic wind tunnels. Dirk received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and his Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota.