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INCOSE Foundation/ Stevens Doctoral Award for Promising Research in Systems Engineering and Integration
Inspire and recognize innovative doctoral-level research related to the field of systems engineering and integration. This award carries a $5,000 grant to the doctoral student along with a plaque and recognition at the Annual INCOSE Symposium.


  1. Advancement of the state-of-the-knowledge in systems engineering and integration
  2. Potential for the advancement of the state-of-the-practice of systems engineering and integration within the next 5 to 10 years

Application Process:

  1. A completed award application form. This form can be downloaded from the INCOSE website.
  2. Each applicant MUST have two faculty references submit recommendation letters on their behalf. Recommendation forms can also be downloaded from the INCOSE website.
  3. Completed application forms and faculty references must be received by 1 May of each year. (The award will be made at the annual INCOSE symposium)

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Status as qualified Ph.D. student in a degree program with research proposal approved.
  2. An applicant seeking the award must submit an application.
  3. Applicants may not receive more than one award.
Previous Award Winners:
2006 Ms. Susan Vandiver, a Ph.D. Candidate in Systems Engineering at Southern Methodist University
2005: Mr. Gnana Bharathy, a Ph.D. Candidate in Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania
2004: Mr. James Benjamin, a Ph.D. Candidate in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University
2003: Mr. Thomas Herald, Jr., Senior Staff Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin and Ph.D. candidate, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
2002: Mr. Vassilis Agouridas, a Research Fellow and Ph.D. candidate, University of Leeds , UK
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