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Michael Vinarcik
Director, Digital Architecture and Requirements Engineering, SAIC

Michael J. Vinarcik, P.E., ESEP-Acq is the Director, Digital Architecture and Requirements Engineering (DARE) in SAIC's Engineering Innovation Factory.  He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy and CIDESI (Mexico). He has over thirty years of automotive and defense engineering experience and presents regularly at national and regional conferences. Michael has contributed to several books, most notably Taguchi’s Quality Engineering Handbook and the MBSE chapter for the third edition of Systems Engineering: Principles and Practice. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Society of Detroit, the President and Founder of Sigma Theta Mu, the systems honor society, and the current Treasurer of INCOSE.