Communications -Tauseef Qazi (CSEP)
Tauseef Qazi has been a key member of power systems applications group of Hitachi Energy (formerly Hitachi ABB Power Grids), since 2001, where he is known for realistic simulation experience when training utility operators on Operator Training Simulator (OTS).
Tauseef has a diverse background and field experience in Process Control, Power Plants Commissioning, SCADA, and Enterprise Software. He has been a leading participant in Hitachi Energy’s development, engineering, and deployment of the Network Manager®/Ranger®/Global Ranger® OTS which are in use by several US and international electricity grid operators.
Tauseef earned a Bachelor of Engineering in industrial electronics from the Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering in 1994 and a Professional Master’s in Applied Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2016. He is certified by INCOSE as Certified Systems Engineering Professional – CSEP. As a systems engineer, Power and Energy Systems, MBSE and System of Systems around software intensive systems interest him more.
Treasurer - Abe Hudson
Abe Hudson is systems engineer at Barrios Technology working for the International Space Station (ISS) Program, Mission and Program Integration (MAPI) Contract. He has helped manage the operational ground rules, requirements, and constraints for the Space Station. Abe also worked on a Barrios contract for Transocean where he was a systems engineer on safety critical project.
Prior to working for Barrios Technology, Abe was a requirements analysist for 11 years at United Space Alliance where he worked in the Space Shuttle Flight Software group. There, he worked with NASA Astronauts and the Astronaut Training Office to develop new flight displays for the Shuttle. Abe also performed Shuttle flight software verification and validation using a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 5 process.
Abe earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma in Aerospace Engineering.
Membership - Tony Williams (ESEP)
Tony Williams is the Chief Engineer, Systems Engineering and Integration, at Jacobs Engineering developing flight systems for the Deep Space Gateway, Orion, Artemis, and International Space Station (ISS), and others. He served as Jacobs Engineering Project Manager the Orion Launch Abort System, planned for April 2019. Previously, he was the Jacobs Project Manager for the ISS Simplified Aid for EVA Rescue (SAFER), a complex safety-critical jetpack that provides final self-rescue opportunity for a stranded astronaut who has drifted from the ISS.
Tony was the INCOSE Americas Sector Director from 2017 - 2022.
Mr. Williams has earned a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Northrop University. He is an INCOSE Expert Systems Engineer Professional (ESEP).