Mehdi Dadfarnia is an Electrical Engineer in the Systems Engineering Group under the Systems Integration Division (SID) of the Engineering Lab (EL) at the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST). He is currently pursuing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he also previously received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Systems Engineering. He is currently working on the interoperability of systems structure and behavior models with simulation tools.