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



Save-the-Date : INCOSE WMA Meeting – May 10, 2017

The May INCOSE WMA Meeting is fast approaching.

Please save the date. Details coming soon.

INCOSE WMA Newsletter Volume 2017, Issue 2

Hot off the press! INCOSE WMA Newsletter Volume 2017, Issue 2 is here!

Featuring :

  • President’s Message by William (Bill) Scheible, WMA President
  • Chapter Happenings
  • INCOSE WMA Agile Systems Engineering and Systems Architecture Working Group
  • INCOSE WMA new members
  • Spotlight on Dr. Judith Dahmann was recently elected an INCOSE Fellow
  • Caroline Abramson : A Strong Female Presence in STEM
  • And more!


INCOSE WMA April 2017 Meeting on 4.5.2017

Graduate Education Event

April 5, 2017

Thinking about pursuing a graduate degree? Tired of trying to read through multiple university web pages and can’t get your questions answered? Then the WMA April chapter meeting might be for you.

Several top universities (see the list above) will be presenting their various Masters, Doctor of Science, Doctor of Engineering and Ph.D programs in areas such as Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, Operations Research, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Statistics and Information Assurance.

This is an opportunity to hear what the program offerings are from each school, and to hear how the program are taught/delivered so you can understand how they can fit into your busy life. It is also an opportunity to make personal contacts with staff from the Universities and to mingle with other WMA members, many of whom have attended some of these programs.

This event is offered in multiple locations:

REGISTER & DETAILS for McLean, VA here

REGISTER & DETAILS for L’Enfant, DC here

REGISTER & DETAILS for Chantilly, VA here


Sponsored SEP Certification Exam – May 20, 2017


WMA and Chesapeake Chapters
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9 AM – 12 PM


The Chesapeake Chapter, in collaboration with the Washington Metro Area Chapter, is hosting a sponsored Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) Exam at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel Maryland. This Exam is being sponsored by Washington Metro Area (WMA) Chapter and Chesapeake Chapter.

This paper-based SEP Exam will be held on Saturday, May 20th at 9:30am -11:30am, arrival by 9:00am and is open to INCOSE members only and non-members, and if passed, will fulfill the knowledge testing requirements for the INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) and Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) credentials. . If you are not currently an INCOSE member and wish to join, please register as a member via Join INCOSE.

NOTE: You may take this Exam without being a member of INCOSE. However, once you pass the Exam, you must become a member of INCOSE, and complete the Application Process with the required fees to become a Certified SEP.


Check-In and Continental Breakfast at 9 AM. The Exam begins promptly at 9:30AM.
REGISTER by May 19 2017


Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)

Kossiakoff Conference and Education Center

11100 Johns Hopkins Road

Laurel, MD 20723

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CANCELLED – INCOSE WMA March 14, 2017 Meeting


Please check back for future events in planning.

Systems Engineering in the Modern Era – Systems Thinking

Date : Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Time : 6PM – 9PM

Locations : McLean, VA & Washington, DC

Presenter : Dr. Robert Edson & Dr. Robert Pitsko



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Valentines Day 2017 Newsletter

Happy (belated) Valentine’s Day from the INCOSE WMA Board of Directors!
Love is still in the air so we thought it would be good to celebrate why we love systems engineering and why to fall in love with a Systems Engineer!


Available for Download: INCOSE WMA Newsletter Valentines Edition 2017

INCOSE WMA Feb 2017 Meeting

Systems Engineering Then and Now – Evolution of the Virginia Tech Curriculum

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Location: McCormick and Schmick’s, 8484 Westpark Dr., Tysons Corner, VA
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $15 for Members and $20 for non-Members
Presenter: Kenneth (Ken) Harmon, Jr.

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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

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