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Program meetings typically 2nd Tuesday of month
Time: 6:00-7:00 CST
Food & networking at 5:30

Physical Locations

*Bell Helicopter
*L-3- Arlington
*L-3- Greenville
*Lockheed Martin Aero- Fort Worth
*Lockheed Martin Aero- Palmdale
*Lockheed Martin MFC- Grand Prairie
*Raytheon- McKinney

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Check out presentations from previous North Texas INCOSE Chapter Meetings!

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Board meetings typically 1st Tuesday of month
Time: 5:30-6:00 CST
Number: 1-719-457-6209,,495813#

Remote Program Access
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Upcoming Chapter Events

Chapter Meeting - September 10

Exposing and Controlling Emergent Behaviors in a System of Systems (SoS) Model

Presenter: Dr. Kristin Giammarco

Abstract: This presentation shows how to segment and extend a SysML activity model for emergent behavior analysis using Monterey Phoenix (MP). MP generates sets of behavior scenarios that are exhaustive up to a user-defined scope (number of iterations). After summarizing relevant definitions, we present, discuss and analyze examples of emergent behaviors found in the extended model, some of which contradict stakeholder intent and inspire consideration of SoS-wide consequences if they were to occur in reality. We also show how emergent behaviors may be classified as weak, strong, positive or negative. We conclude with some key takeaways and lessons learned for repeating these types of discoveries in other SoS models.

Bio: Dr. Kristin Giammarco is an Associate Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), where she teaches courses in system architecture and design, system integration, systems software engineering, and model-based systems engineering. She conducts research in the use and development of formal methods for systems architecture modeling as well as system and software behavioral modeling and architectural patterns with students and colleagues within and outside of NPS.  Dr. Giammarco is a member of INCOSE, the Lifecycle Modeling Language Steering Committee, and the International Society for Systems Pathology.  She holds a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, an M.S. in Systems Engineering Management, and a Certificate in Advanced Systems Engineering from NPS and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. 

Chapter Meeting - October 8


Presenter: Paul White

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: Paul is a senior systems engineer at KIHOMAC in Layton, Utah.  He works with BAE on the ICBM
Minuteman III and GBSD platforms and has worked on the A-10C aircraft.  Previously, he worked on the
Airbus A400M and Boeing EDCU programs for Astronautics Corporation of America in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin; on both the Big Safari and IBS programs for L-3 Communications in Greenville, Texas; and in
factory automation for Hyundai in Eugene, Oregon.  He has nineteen years of experience in the aerospace industry. Paul has been an INCOSE member since 2007 serving in various top leadership roles in the North Texas (Dallas - Fort Worth) Chapter,  Chicagoland Chapter, and Wasatch (Utah) Chapter.  He is the current president of the Wasatch Chapter.  Paul has been a leader in the annual Great Lakes Regional Conference (GLRC) since 2012 including conference chair for the 6th and 8th conferences.  He is the conference chair for the first annual Western States Regional Conference (WSRC) in Ogden, Utah. He has a graduate certificate in Systems Engineering and Architecting from the Stevens Institute of Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University.  He is a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) through INCOSE.   

Chapter Meeting - November 12


Presenter: Ken Garlington

Abstract: TBD .
Bio: Ken Garlington has worked as a software engineer and systems engineer at Lockheed Martin for 34 years on various weapons systems. His current role is as a Senior Staff Systems Engineer in the Aeronautics Engineering and Technology department. His interests include safety related systems and the use of Agile and Lean principles in the systems engineering discipline. He holds Master’s degrees in software engineering and systems engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington..  

Chapter Meeting - December 10


Presenter: TBD

Abstract: TBD.

Bio: TBD.