The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity
At the SEI, we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and AI engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. We have been working with the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry since 1984 to help meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage.
November 01, 2023 • White Paper
This white paper examines how decision makers, such as technical leads and program managers, can assess the fitness of large language models (LLMs) to address software engineering and acquisition...Download
U.S. Leadership in Software Engineering & AI Engineering: Critical Needs & Priorities Workshop - Executive Summary
October 03, 2023 • White Paper
Anita Carleton, Forrest Shull, Douglas Schmidt (Vanderbilt University), Erin Harper, John E. Robert, Ipek Ozkaya
A joint SEI/NITRD workshop will advance U.S. national interests through software and AI engineering and accelerate progress across virtually all scientific...Download
October 02, 2023 • Technical Report
The authors explore how activities generated from the GHOSTS Framework’s NPC client compare to activities produced by GHOSTS’ default behavior and...Download
At the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. The U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other public agencies and private businesses, can meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage by using tools, technologies, and practices developed or matured by the SEI.
November 28, 2023 • Press Release
The Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University today announced the formation of the Artificial Intelligence Security Incident Response Team (AISIRT) to help ensure the safe and effective development and use of AI. AISIRT will analyze and respond to threats and security incidents emerging from advances in AI and machine learning (ML).Read More
October 20, 2023 • Article
The stakes are high for adopting generative AI in national defense, according to a cross-domain group convened by the SEI and DoD.Read More
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In addition to our work with agencies across the United States government, we partner with academic institutions and private companies to solve key technical challenges for current and future software-reliant systems. You can sponsor research and development, collaborate with us on research, and even get guidance from us to implement new methods.