MONTHLY Newsletter of the Society for Modeling & Simulation International

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New Membership System at SCS

As announced by the new VP Membership, Jose Luis Sevillano, the new SCS Membership System will be soon available providing members with additional functionalities. As stated by the VP Membership a close relationship with members is the key factor for improving services offered by SCS. The Regular membership benefits include among others subscription to the new SCS M&S Newsletter, discounts on SCS conferences registration, discounts on proceedings and publications. Click here for the complete list of regular membership benefits. If you are interested to become a SCS member see the application form

A distinguished honor is also reserved for those who have been members of the Society for more than 5 years.  If you are interested in being recognized as a Senior SCS member, see the senior member application form.


Simulation Journal included in the DBLP Index

The Simulation Journal has been included in the online DBLP index that focuses on Computer Science publication.  The Simulation page on the DBLP Bibliography is available at


Abstract and Indexing Services for Simulation journal

For abstract and Indexing Services for the Simulation journal please refer to the following webpage:


Students Chapters of SCS

The fourth Student Chapter of SCS is recently formed at the California State University, Sacramento. The academic advisor is Prof.  David Zeigler.



The Student executives are: Steven Melanson (President), Isaiah Lilly (Secretary), and Yered Pita-Juarez (Treasurer).

The fifth Student Chapter of SCS is being formed at the University of Sevilla, Spain.

For information about Student Chapters and how to form an SCS Student Chapter, click here).


SCS Distinguished Lectureship program

The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS) Distinguished Lectureship Program (DLP) is aimed at providing distinguished lecturers who are authorities in modeling and simulation theory, applications and related disciplines, to SCS regional and technical chapters and councils as well as to student chapters. 

The host organization is responsible for covering all transportation & hotel expenses and meals. Our distinguished lecturers do not expect any honorarium.

If you are interested in inviting one of our distinguished lecturers to visit/speak to your organization, please contact the SCS Executive Director, Ms Diane “DJ” Weed and SCS Distinguished Lectureship Program Director, Mohammad S. Obaidat. Please indicate the name of the lecturer, the topic, and the desired date of the visit to your organization.

Below is the current list of SCS Distinguished Lectures and their curriculum vitae.

· Paul Fishwick

· John A. "Drew" Hamilton Jr.

· Mohammad S. Obaidat  

· Tuncer Ören  

· Helena Szczerbicka  

· Adelinde Uhrmacher  

· Bernard P. Zeigler

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