Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Marc Novakouski

Key Responsibilities

Marc R. Novakouski is a member of the Advanced Mobile Systems (AMS) initiative, and is part of the Edge-Enabled Tactical systems (EETS) team.  His current work includes:

  • Mobile systems at the edge
  • Networking in disconnected/intermittent/low bandwidth (DIL) environments
  • Context Awareness
  • Tactical Systems

Previous work has included:

  • Next-generation emergency alert systems
  • Next-generation identity management systems
  • Government management information systems
  • Service oriented architectures

Areas of expertise: Software architecture, mobile systems, mobile networking, DIL environments, delay tolerant networking (DTN), context awareness, identity management (IDM), government information systems, government alert systems, service oriented architectures (SOA), project management, performance optimization, software engineering

Professional Background

Marc Novakouski is a member of the technical staff at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.  Novakouski has over 15 years of professional software development experience, spanning defense, commerical, and academic fields.  He has expertise across a wide set of technical domains, covering all phases of the software development lifecycle, all current and some legacy platforms, and a wide variety of processes, tools, and techniques.  His current areas of expertise include service-oriented architecture (SOA), mobile computing, and identity management.  Associated interests include e-Government, data interoperability, cloud computing, and certification.

Before joining the SEI, Novakouski worked for several years in the defense industry at Raytheon.  He served as senior software engineer on multiple DoD programs of record, and participating in systems engineering, architecture design, database design, configuration management, and testing/certification.

Novakouski also worked briefly in the commercial software industry, providing software development and quality assurance oversight of online services.

Publications (recent or significant)


  • BS, Computer Science, Hartwick College

Professional Memberships

  • IEEE

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