Dr. Azad Madni of ISTI Honored at INCOSE 2005

SANTA MONICA, CA. JULY 14, 2005 Yesterday evening, Dr. Azad Madni, CEO of Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc. (ISTI) (www.intelsystech.com), was honored by the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE) with his selection to fellow at the annual conference held in Rochester, New York July 10 to 15.

INCOSE is an international professional society which was founded in 1990. The organization is an authoritative body in developing, enhancing and promoting the application of an interdisciplinary approach to enable the realization of successful systems. INCOSE's mission is to foster the definition, understanding, and practice of world class systems engineering in industry, academia, and government. INCOSE has over 6,600 plus members, fifty chartered chapters worldwide, and more than fifty Corporate Advisory Board members from government, industry, and academia.

Only a select few are honored with the election to fellow of INCOSE. INCOSE has only thirty-five fellows at the present time. Fellow awards are based on years of significant verifiable contributions to the art and practice of Systems Engineering in industry, government or academia. This award recognizes practitioners from government and industry applying knowledge and contributing to the practice of systems engineering in designing and acquiring systems, researchers developing new knowledge and advancing theory, and teachers disseminating knowledge and developing the next generation of successful systems engineers. Dr. Azad Madni was awarded fellow based on his "outstanding contributions to the fields of cognitive architectures and modeling and simulation."

"I am honored to receive this award from my peers. INCOSE is a vibrant society with a small, active Fellows group. We intend to contribute ISTI's research findings to the Systems Engineering body of knowledge through the Fellows group."