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The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) has presented its Fellows Award to Robert Kenley and Rick Steiner, ESEP, for their significant contributions to systems engineering. Kenley is being honored for advancing the application of analytic methods and statistical modeling techniques in systems design and analysis, and Steiner received the award for his industry-leading work in developing the Systems Modeling Language (SysML) and related real-world projects.
Kenley – an associate professor of engineering practice at Purdue University – has a doctorate in engineering-economic systems from Stanford University. He focuses on education and research in the science of systems fundamentals. Over the past 30 years, Kenley proved his skills in industry, academia and government as a practitioner, consultant and researcher in systems engineering. His work helps to provide normative frameworks and prescriptive methods that advance the state of the practice, which is essential to address the challenges presented by next-generation systems.
Rick Steiner, ESEP
Steiner – an instructor at UC San Diego Extension and co-author of “A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language,” – has been a systems engineer and architect for more than 30 years. As a practitioner and proponent of model based systems engineering (MBSE), Steiner focuses on making the practice of systems engineering better and more efficient. He received his INCOSE Expert Systems Engineering Professional certification in 2014.
The awards were presented at INCOSE’s International Symposium, the organization’s annual flagship event for systems engineers worldwide, July 18 to 21 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
To view the full list of Fellows, visit http://www.incose.org.
About the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization that promotes international collaboration in systems engineering practice, education and research. INCOSE’s mission is to “share, promote and advance the best of systems engineering from across the globe for the benefit of humanity and the planet.” Founded in 1990, INCOSE hosts more than 70 chapters and over 10,000 members worldwide.
INCOSE is the global source for systems engineering knowledge. It establishes industry standards, elevates the profession of systems engineering and offers a certification program to formally recognize the knowledge and experience of industry professionals. The organization also produces a range of products, publications and events, including the Systems Engineering Handbook and International Symposium.