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Shaping the future of software for a better world.

Our Mission

We establish and advance software as a strategic advantage for national security. We lead and direct research and transition of software engineering and related disciplines at the intersection of academia, industry, and government. 


We cannot expect success fighting tomorrow’s conflicts with yesterday’s weapons or equipment. […] We will […] invest in cyber defense, resilience, and the continued integration of cyber capabilities into the full spectrum of military operations.

2018 National Defense Strategy United States Department of Defense

Our Process

The Software Engineering Institute work process, including research, prototype, mission application, and training & education
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The SEI seeks talent interested in investigating all of the research topics listed above.

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