Eirik Hole (ehole)

Eirik Hole

Senior Lecturer

School of Systems and Enterprises


  • MS (1995) University of Stuttgart (Aerospace Engineering)


The role of architectures and architectural information in product and system developmentExperiential learning of SE principles through games and simulation

General Information

Eirik Hole came to Stevens from HOOD Consulting in Munich, Germany where he was implementing Systems Engineering and Requirement Management methodology and tools, mainly in the automotive industry. Before that he was a Systems Engineer in the aerospace and defense industry as well as a pre-sales consultant in the introduction and application of Systems Engineering tools. Professor Hole received an MSc Aerospace Engineering from the University of Stuttgart, Germany.


2002-2003 HOOD GmbH, Munich, Germany, Senior Consultant - Requirements Management and Engineering

2000-2002 SDRC/UGS/Siemens PLM Solutions, Munich, Germany, Pre/Post Sales Consultant Systems Engineering Tools and Methodologies

1999-2000 DaimlerChrylser Aerospace MTU, Munich, Germany, Systems Engineer – Engine Monitoring and Diagnostics

1996-1999 Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace, Kongsberg, Norway, Systems Engineer – Anti-Ship Missile Systems

Institutional Service

  • EM & ISE Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Member
  • EM & ISE Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Member
  • SSE Graduate Academic Awards Committee Member
  • ESE Division Faculty Committee Member

Professional Service

  • FOOD-X an SSOV incubator Mentor/coach

Consulting Service

2009-2018 Lutron Electronics Co., Inc, Consulting Support to implement a Systems Engineering and Architecture Culture at Lutron



Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Honors and Awards


Professional Societies

  • INCOSE – International Council on Systems Engineering Member

Grants, Contracts and Funds


Patents and Inventions


Selected Publications



Master Level (on Campus and/or Corporate):
SYS 625 Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
SYS 650 Systems Architecture and Design
SYS 671 Conception of Cyber-Physical Systems
SYS 674 Sustainment of Cyber-Physical Systems

EM 385 Innovative System Design
EM/ISE 423 Senior Design I
EM/ISE 424 Senior Design II
EM 585 Introduction to Systems Architecture & Design