Welcome to INCOSE - San Diego Chapter

The San Diego Chapter of INCOSE organizes educational and networking events for its members to develop, nurture, and enhance multi-disciplinary system development under the title of Systems Engineering.  The San Diego Chapter of INCOSE earned the Silver Chapter Award for 2014.

IMPORTANT!!! Register for the Region II Fall Mini Conference being held on November 5th by clicking here


What is Systems Engineering? Systems Engineering is an interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realization of successful systems. It focuses on defining customer needs and required functionality early in the development cycle, documenting requirements, then proceeding with design synthesis and system validation while considering the complete problem.  (Read more on the INCOSE website…)

Member Congratulations

March 2016
Congratulations to Rick Steiner, a San Diego INCOSE member, for election as an INCOSE Fellow.  With this prestigious award, he joins a distinguished group of 75 Fellows whose contributions to the art and practice of systems engineering are recognized and respected worldwide.

May 2015
Congratulations to Ray Madachy, a San Diego INCOSE member, for being awarded tenure at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in the Systems Engineering Department, and for being the first remote tenured professor in the history of the NPS.

April 2015
Congratulations to Eric Villhauer, a San Diego INCOSE member and engineer at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, for having his paper (co-authored by Brian Jenkins of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems) accepted to be presented at the INCOSE International Symposium this June.  The paper is titled "An Integrated Model-Based Approach to System Safety and Aircraft System Architecture Development".

Members: Please let us know if you or another member have recently received an award or earned a recognition in systems engineering. We would like to recognize these accomplishments.

Message From The President

Welcome to the web site of the San Diego Chapter of INCOSE.  As the Chapter President, I am glad to see you are interested in our local San Diego INCOSE Chapter.  We are here to serve our local system engineering community and would like to see you involved in our Chapter activities. It is your involvement that makes our local chapter meaningful and successful. We strive to be a valuable and meaningful support organization for everyone interested in the many types of systems being developed here in San Diego including: aerospace, defense, medical device, information technology, communications, and many more. We are working to support professional growth and collaboration for systems engineering as well as networking for new opportunities for our members through monthly meetings, mini conferences and professional programs throughout the year.  We hope you'll be able to join us at future events, please check our website for upcoming events and items of interest to systems engineers.