Inaugural Texas Gulf Coast Chapter Systems Engineering Conference

If you’re in the Houston Area on May 5, check it out! Includes a sponsored INCOSE SEP Exam ($0) at the Conference!

Detail + Registration here.

When – May 5, 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) Right after OTC
Where – DoubleTree Greenway Plaza



2017 New Years Party and BOD Swearing In

Join us on Jan 24th for a dinner and celebration and we welcome our new 2017 INCOSE WMA Board of Directors (BOD):

  • Vice-President/President-Elect: Dr. Subash Kafle
  • Treasurer: Charlotte Farmer
  • Programs Chair: Ruchira Puri
  • Communications Chair: Bell R.
  • Director-at-Large: DeAnthony Heart

They will be joining

  • President: William (Bill) Scheible
  • Past-President: Dr. Muhammad F Islam
  • Membership Chair: Kevin Weinstein
  • Secretary: Dr. Kathryn Laskey
  • Director-at-Large: Dr. Pavel Fomin
  • Tutorials Chair: Shakila Khan

– Classic Caesar Salad

Entree: (Choose one)
– Chicken Marsala
– Cedar Roasted Atlantic Salmon
– Northwest Berry Reduction Sliced Beef Medallions
– Lump Crab and Shrimp Seafood Stuffed Shrimp

Vegan/vegetarian options are available

Dessert: (Choose one)
– Chocolate Silk Pie with Raspberry Sauce
– Chef’s Seasonal Cheesecake
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INCOSE WMA Newsletter: Vol 2016, Issue 6


  • President’s Message from Muhammad Islam
  • INCOSE WMA SEP Mini-Conference Recap
  • INCOSE WMA New November & December New Members
  • The Definition of a True Systems Engineer Professional
  • 2017 Tutorial Request

Download at: http://www.incosewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Dec-30-2016.pdf

Holiday 2016 Newsletter

Happy Holidays from the INCOSE WMA Board of Directors!

In this special Holiday Edition of the newsletter we will focus on how systems engineering makes everything magical!

Happy Holidays to you and yours and have a wonderful and safe New Years!

Download at: http://www.incosewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Holidays-2016.pdf

INCOSE WMA Newsletter: Vol 2016, Issue 5


  • President’s Message from Muhammad Islam
  • INCOSE WMA Hosts Largest SEP Exam Session to Date
  • INCOSE WMA Celebrates Veterans Day 2016
  • Meeting & Tutorial Recap
  • Up Coming Events

Download at: http://www.incosewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/INCOSE-WMA-Newsletter-2016-5.pdf

Thanksgiving 2016 Newsletter

In this special Thanksgiving edition we will explore systems engineering success stories! The following posts are real.

Please use this as a lessons learned for you!

Download at: http://www.incosewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Thanksgiving-2016.pdf

Submit Nominations for INCOSE WMA 2017 BOD

Are you looking to be more involved with INCOSE WMA? Need hours for maintaining CSEP? Be a member of INCOSE WMA’s 2017 BOD. Avaiable positions and roles are below. To nominate yourself email nominations [at] incosewma.org with what position you are interested in and a bio with head shot by December 2nd.
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Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Location: GMU, Nguyen Building, Rooms: 2608, 4201, and 4705
Time: 8:30AM – 1:00PM
Cost: Free

Dr. Muhammad F Islam, CSEP | Dr. James Davidson, ESEP | Barbara Staples, CSEP | Tom Britten, CSEP

Description: This one-day conference will provide an overview of the INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) certification process and CSEP application overview. Whether you are thinking about taking the exam for the SEP certification or have already taken the SE Handbook Knowledge exam, this conference will equip you with knowledge for next steps. Please bring in your completed out experience portion of the CSEP application for peer review and feedback. (Bring your completed SEP application with you for peer review)

1. Download CSEP Application Form: http://www.incose.org/docs/default-source/certification/application-for-asep-or-csep-certification-form-1.doc?sfvrsn=16
2. Download CSEP Certification Reference Endorsement Form: http://www.incose.org/docs/default-source/certification/csep-certification-reference-endorsement-form-4b.pdf?sfvrsn=16


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration, Light Breakfast and Networking
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
INCOSE Certification Overview
10:45 AM – 1:00 PM
CSEP Application Review Session (Please bring our draft application for review and comments)

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/system-engineering-professional-sep-conference-tickets-29194479474

Parking: Closest to Nguyen Engineering Building is Shenandoah Parking Deck Deck on Sandy Creek Way. Most convenient entrance area to Shenandoah Parking Deck is to take Braddock Road to Roberts Road, turn left on Patriot Circle and right on Sandy Creek Way. Alternatively, you can take University Drive to Patriot Circle and follow Patriot Circle to Sandy Creek Way. Note: In Waze use The Volgenau School of Engineering, Fairfax, VA

Halloween 2016 Newsletter

In this special Halloween edition we will explore the scary side of systems engineering. The following posts are real. Names have not been changed to protect the innocent. In some cases people died due to bad systems engineering practices. Some of these stories will make you cry, others will make you shake your head and say what the heck.

Please use this as a lessons learned for you!

Download at: http://www.incosewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Halloween-2016.pdf

Veterans Reception and November Chapter Meeting – Cloud Security and Forensics in an Interconnected World

INCOSE WMA would like to say Thank You to our active service members and veterans during the November Chapter Meeting Main Location. A number of FREE tickets are available for active service members and veterans in the registration page. Feel free to wear your uniform and medals, if you like.

Co-Chair of NIST Cloud Computing Security and Cloud Computing Forensic Science Working Groups Dr. Michaela Iorga will be presenting “Cloud Security and Forensics in an Interconnected World”. The presentation will take place at McCormick & Schmick’s in Tysons Corner, VA. The presentation will start at 7:00 pm with social hour starting earlier at some locations.

Title: Cloud Security and Forensics in an Interconnected World
Presenter: Dr. Michaela Iorga
Date: Wednesday November 9th, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 7:00 pm (Veterans Reception at Main Location) | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Meeting Presentation/Q&A)
Cost: $15 at Main Location, Free at Satellite Locations
Main Location: McCormick and Schmick’s, 8484 Westpark Dr., Tysons Corner, VA
Satellite Locations: Chantilly, VA; Fairfax, VA; and Washington, DC

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