We have a new committee member joining us, Marco Meloni our new Defence and Aerospace Domain Lead. Please join me in welcoming him to the committee!
Marco is a passionate engineering executive with over 20 years’ experience in the field of engineering in both the Defence Industry and Government sectors. Throughout his career, Marco has had direct leadership responsibility for the design and engineering assurance of mission-critical systems for medium and large projects in Australia and Europe.
Marco joined Jacobs Australia in January 2015 and following a series of appointments to senior roles with the AIR5431 Phase 3 project team within the Airservices Australia OneSKY program, he was appointed to his current role as Chief Engineer of Air Defence Systems (ADS) Branch in early 2021.… Read more
The Systems Engineering Society of Australia (SESA) is calling for expressions of interest (EOIs) for Branch Committee members across the following states:
If you are from another state outside of the above three, please let us know by return email which state you are in, and if you would be interested in volunteering for a future SESA Branch – we can then review dependant on interest.
We have new committee members joining us this year, including Mikaela Stewart our new Communications and Engagement Lead. Please join me in welcoming her to the committee!
Mikaela was previously our Early Career Manager from 2020 and was pivotal in establishing the 2020 and 2021 SESA mentoring programs and was also involved in the Australian Systems Engineering Workshops (ASEW) during 2020 and 2021.
Mikaela is a Senior Systems Engineering Lead at Cubic Transportation Systems, with over 6 year experience as a Systems Engineer in the transportation industry.… Read more
As we farewell 2023 we also farewell some of our SESA Executive Committee members. Emma has been the SESA Communications and Engagement Lead for the past two and a half years, a difficult role in a time of lockdowns and video conferencing overload, with some key achievements with the help of volunteers Chris Browne, Mikaela Stewart, Sui Yi, Simon Sinnott, Ryan Messina, and many more, these achievements include:
Emma started volunteering for SESA in 2016 when our Victorian member Paul Street invited her to join some like minded systems engineers in the Victrorian transport industry.… Read more
We are pleased to announce our new SESA Technical Director – Thomas Manley.
Thomas has held the role of the SESA Telecommunications domain lead for the past two years.
Thomas has over 20 years experience working in in the Telecommunications industry as a Systems Engineer / Architect with strong experience in capability development, systems engineering, enterprise architectire, technical delivery, business and leadership.
He has a BE in Systems Engineering, a BSc in Chemistry and an MBA from ANU.
Thomas has been an active part of many SESA and INCOSE initiatives and working groups including:
Welcome Thomas!… Read more
We are pleased to announce our new SESA President Jawahar Bhalla (JB).
JB will officially start 1 July 2022, he is currently the SESA Technical Director and has been acting President for the last few months to smooth the transition.
JB is a passionate Systems professional with 30+ years’ experience established across multi-national organisations in technical and strategic leadership roles delivering complex capabilities across sectors. He continues to contribute to the understanding and advancement of Systems Thinking, Systems Engineering and Modelling & Simulation locally, regionally, and globally, through leadership roles in peak bodies including SESA and Simulation Australasia.… Read more
We have some exciting news for 2022 – we will be combining the Systems Engineering Test and Evaluation (SETE) conference and the Australian Systems Engineering Workshop (ASEW) into a single consolidated event in September 2022. More news on the format and function of this event will be coming to you in February.
Additionally we are working hard to bring back face-to-face, physical, in-person events in a COVID-safe way in areas it is safe to do so.… Read more
SESA is in the process of establishing systems engineering Working Group for the engineers, scientists, project managers and business professionals working in defence sector within the ACT – The SESA ACT Defence Working Group.
Aman Singh is taking a lead on organising and conducting regular weekly systems engineering workshops for the SESA ACT Defence Working Group.
Aim of the SESA ACT Defence Working Group is to conduct weekly/fortnightly workshops (1hr per workshop) to discuss and appreciate the following aspects of systems engineering discipline as applied within ACT defence sector.… Read more
The Victorian Transportation Working Group (TWG) is calling for Expressions of Interest to join the group. The Transportation Working Group is an group of Systems Engineering Professional with a special interest in application for the Transportation Sector.
More information about the TWG can be found here: https://www.sesa.org.au/sesa-working-groups/transport-working-group/.
We are inviting all Victorian SESA members to express their interest to join the TWG and/or nominate themselves to become the new Chair of the Victorian TWG.
We would appreciate if you could write a short response covering the following: