MONTHLY Newsletter of the Society for Modeling & Simulation International

SCS M&S Newsletter

About SCS


Established in 1952, The Society for Modeling & Simulation International (SCS) is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven corporation (dba Simulation Councils, Inc.) managed by a Board of Directors & a President's Council.   SCS is the only technical Society dedicated to advancing the use of modeling & simulation to solve real-world problems.  SCS is the principal technical society devoted to the advancement of simulation and allied computer arts in all fields. The purpose of SCS is to facilitate communication among professionals in the field of simulation. To this end, SCS organizes meetings of regional councils, sponsors and co-sponsors national and international conferences, and publishes different journals and an official newsletter in the field of Modeling & Simulation.

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Simulation International

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Volume 2





SCS Founder: John McLeod


SCS Executive Committee

Mohammad S. Obaidat


Monmouth University, USA

John (Drew) Hamilton Jr.

Past President

Auburn University, USA

David Cook

Senior VP

Stephen F. Austin State University, USA

Hamid Vakilzadian

VP Conferences

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Helena Szczerbicka

VP Education

University of Hannover, Germany

Jose L. (Sevi) Sevillano

VP Membership

University of Seville, Spain

Tuncer Ören

VP Publications   

University of Ottawa, Canada

Richard MacDonald


RAM Laboratories, Inc., USA

Jerry M. Couretas


Lockheed Martin, USA

DJ Weed

Executive Director

SCS, San Diego, USA


Directors at Large

Agostino Bruzzone

University of Genoa, Italy

Ralph Huntsinger (Historian of SCS)

California State University, Chico, USA

Helen Karatza

Aristotle University, Greece

Mike McGinnis

University of Nebraska, USA

Robert McGraw

RAM Laboratories, Inc., USA

Tuncer Ören

University of Ottawa, Canada

Helena Szczerbicka

University of Hannover, Germany

William V. Tucker

The Boeing Company, USA

Bill Waite

Aegis Technologies Group, Inc., USA

Levent Yilmaz

Auburn University, USA


SCS Staff

Oletha Darensburg


Aleah Hockridge

Executive Assistant

Vicki M. Pate

Managing Editor