The Society for Modeling and Simulation, International (SCS) is the world’s premier professional society devoted to modeling and simulation (M&S) as a profession, a discipline, and solution provider for more than 60 years. Our members include individuals from industry, government, and academia whose interests span all aspects of M&S. We are an international society of over 1600 M&S professionals. We are currently broadening our network by reaching out to corporate members as well as looking for ways to serve individual, academic, and corporate needs even better.

In order to be considered for this grade, the following professional requirements have to be fulfilled:

1. Five years continuous membership at the professional level in SCS and in good standing

2. Ten years of professional experience in the field of M&S

  • Bachelor is worth 2 years

  • Masters is worth 3 years

  • PhD or Doctorate is worth 5 years

3. Candidates shall have shown significant performance over a period of at least five of those years that sets the member apart from peers (journal contributions, conference contributions, outstanding accomplishments)

4. Three endorsements from colleagues (not necessarily SCS members) in the field

If you meet these qualifications, please contact the SCS office for Application at

SCS Current Senior Members

Abdolreza Abhari
Ryerson University

Lisa Bair

Osman Balci
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Joko Lianto Buliali
Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS)

Suren Byna
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Andrew Collins
Old Dominion University

Roy Crosbie
California State University, Chico

Timothy Dennis
T D Enterprises

Saikou Diallo
Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center

Wayne Marcus Getz
UC Berkeley

John Hamilton
Mississippi State University

Xiaolin Hu
Georgia State University

Iwona Jasiuk
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kaj Juslin
Enbuscon Ltd.

Helen Karatza
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Azam Khan

Jon Larborn
Chalmers University of Technology

Charles Macal
Argonne National Laboratory

Michael McGinnis

Saurabh Mittal

David Murray-Smith
University of Glasgow

Mark Palie

Jose Luis Risco Martin
Complutense University of Madrid

Janet Meiling Roveda
University of Arizona

Yuri Merkuryev
Riga Technical University

Bernard J. Schroer
University of Alabama Huntsville

John Sokolowski
Virginia Modeling, Analysis, & Simulation Center

Hamid Vakilzadian
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Eric Weisel
Virginia Modeling, Analysis, & Simulation Center

Bernie Zeigler
University of Arizona

Lin Zhang
Beihang University

Yu Zhang
Trinity University

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