Michael J. Vinarcik, P.E., FESD
Chief Solutions Architect, SAIC
Michael J. Vinarcik is a Chief Solutions Architect at SAIC and an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy. He has nearly thirty years of automotive and defense engineering experience. He received a BS (Metallurgical Engineering) from the Ohio State University, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and an MS (Product Development) from the University of Detroit Mercy.
Michael routinely presents at International Council on Systems Engineering, National Defense Industrial Association, and American Society for Engineering Education international and regional conferences. His written work includes numerous papers and chapters in Industrial Applications of X-ray Diffraction, Taguchi’s Quality Engineering Handbook, and Case Studies in System of Systems, Enterprise Systems, and Complex Systems Engineering; he also contributed a case study to the Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBoK).
Michael is a licensed Professional Engineer (Michigan) and holds INCOSE ESEP-Acq, OCSMP: Model Builder – Advanced, Booz Allen Hamilton Systems Engineering Expert Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, and ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer certifications. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Society of Detroit, chaired the 2010-2011 INCOSE Great Lakes Regional Conferences, and has held numerous local and international leadership positions in professional societies. He is the President and Founder of Sigma Theta Mu, the systems honor society.