Azad Madni Receives 2021 IEEE George McClure Citation of Honor

January 5, 2022

IEEE-USA Board of Directors has selected Professor Azad Madni as a 2021 recipient of the IEEE-USA George F. McClure Citation of Honor “for sustained excellence, dedicated commitment, and contributions to the socioeconomic and diversity aspects of IEEE professional activities in the United States.”

Madni founded and is CEO of Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc. (ISTI), which specializes in modeling and simulating technology for complex systems engineering, education and training. He is the creator of model-driven storytelling, a transdisciplinary approach that integrates model-based engineering with interactive storytelling in virtual worlds to enhance stakeholder participation. The federal government, aerospace and automotive companies have sponsored Madni’s research in these areas. Madni is also Executive Director of the University of Southern California’s Systems Architecting and Engineering Program, and Professor of Astronautical Engineering.

An IEEE Life Fellow, Madni also is known for his longtime efforts to help aspiring entrepreneurs and students — especially from underrepresented groups.

Published on January 5th, 2022

Last updated on January 5th, 2022