Dr. Madni received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1968, 1971 and 1978, respectively. He is also a graduate of the AEA/Stanford Executive Institute program for senior executives.
Prof. Azad Madni’s research has been sponsored by several government agencies including DARPA, DHS S&T, DTRA, OSD, MDA, ONR, AFOSR, AFRL, ARI, ARL, RDECOM, CECOM, NAVAIR, NAVSEA, SPAWAR, DOE, NIST, NASA His research has also been sponsored by major aerospace companies including Boeing, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman Corporation. He is a AAAS Fellow, AIAA Fellow, IEEE Life Fellow, IETE Life Fellow, INCOSE Fellow, and SDPS Fellow. He has received several awards from DoD, the commercial sector, and professional societies, including the 2011 INCOSE Pioneer Award, SBA’s 1999 National Tibbetts’ award for California, 2000 Blue Chip Enterprise award for California from Mass Mutual and the US Chamber of Commerce, the C.V. Ramamoorthy Distinguished Scholar Award in 2006, the President’s award in 2008 from the Society of Design and Process Science, and Developer of the Year award in 2000, and 2004 from the Technology Council of Southern California. Professor Madni is the CEO and chief scientist of Intelligent Systems Technology Inc , a company he co-founded over 20 years ago. He is listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who is Industry and Finance and Who’s Who in America.