Booz Allen names new Fellow in Functional Skills Belting program
Booz Allen Hamilton has named Senior Associate Dr. Paul Carlock a Fellow in the firm’s Functional Skills Belting program, which recognizes deep subject matter expertise. The distinction of Booz Allen Fellow is reserved for an elite group of the firm’s most noted authorities – individuals who are respected for their broad impact, both within the firm and in the broader professional community. Dr. Carlock’s notable accomplishments in the field of systems engineering drove his selection.
Dr. Carlock is a senior systems engineering professional with more than forty years of experience growing and executing large-scale systems engineering and integration activities. He is experienced in the acquisition, development, upgrade and modernization of major computer-based, near real-time IT systems and “systems of systems.” He contributes innovative intellectual capital to multiple initiatives across a broad client base within the firm.
Carlock holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California. He is a nationally acknowledged, published expert on Enterprise Systems Engineering and his work is widely referenced as a seminal contribution to the Systems Engineering/Enterprise Systems Engineering body of knowledge. He has presented papers at three annual International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) symposia and has had numerous papers published in symposia proceedings and peer-reviewed technical journals, including the INCOSE Systems Engineering Journal. He was an invited guest speaker and panelist at a National Security Agency (NSA) sponsored symposium on Systems of Systems Enterprise Systems Engineering (SoS ESE) and was a speaker at the 21st International Forum on Constructive Cost Model Systems/Software Cost Modeling where he presented his paper on SoS Cost Estimation using a methodology he helped to create.
Booz Allen’s Functional Skills Belting Program was announced in early 2011, and offers highly skilled staff the opportunity to be recognized for their functional expertise in select, high-demand disciplines. Criteria for these credentials are based on rigorous industry and Booz Allen-selected requirements. Staff who earn these distinctions receive financial rewards, gain visibility for their career accomplishments, and are positioned to take on even more challenging assignments in their areas of expertise.