Azad Madni, executive director of USC Viterbi’s System Architecting and Engineering Program, received the 2022 Industrial Innovation Award. The award, presented by IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society, is awarded to honor technical contributions resulting in significant advance in integrated electronic systems and large-scale integrated interoperable systems. Madni received this award in recognition of “pioneering innovations in simulation-based training, intelligent … Read More

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 … Read More

  Professor Azad Madni received the 2021 Joint ASEE SED/INCOSE Outstanding Systems Engineering Educator Award. This inaugural award was presented jointly by the American Society of Engineering Education’s Systems Engineering Division and the International Council on Systems Engineering at the ASEE Annual Conference that took place July 26-29, 2021. ASEE is dedicated to promoting and improving engineering and engineering education. … Read More

Professor Azad Madni has spent years advancing research on autonomous vehicles, and just this month, a milestone in his work in this area achieved a milestone: the first successful autonomous ride of a driver-less vehicle by General Motors. Said Madni:”My research team has been supporting GM for the past  years on model-based approaches for ensuring the safety and resilience of … Read More

Azad Madni was appointed as Northrop Grumman Foundation Fred O’Green Chair in Engineering. He was also the recent recipient of the inaugural 2021 ASEE SED/INCOSE Outstanding Systems Engineering Educator Award, presented by the American Society for Engineering Education, and International Council on Systems Engineering. Madni is a Professor of Astronautical Engineering and the Executive Director of the Systems Architecting and … Read More

Azad Madni has been appointed the Dean’s Professor of Astronautics. This appointment recognizes Azad’s distinction in Astronautical Engineering. Azad Madni is a professor in the Department of Astronautical Engineering, with courtesy appointments in the Keck School of Medicine and the Rossier School of Education, and the Executive Director of the Systems Architecting and Engineering Program. He is the founding director … Read More

IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics Society’s prestigious Norbert Wiener Award in 2020 was presented on October 13, 2020 at the IEEE SMC Award Ceremony (virtual) to Azad Madni, professor of astronautical engineering and director of the Systems Architecting and Engineering program at USC Viterbi School of Engineering, for fundamental contributions to adaptive human-machine systems and intelligent decision aiding technology using … Read More