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Program committee industrial chair
Dr. Yves Caseau is Bouygues Telecom’s Executive Vice-President in charge of Service Architecture and Innovation. He was Bouygues Telecom’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) from 2001 until 2006. Bouygues Telecom is the third mobile phone operator in France. His new assignment includes the development of new telecommunication services, research & development and total quality management, which includes sustainable development, security and business process management.
As CIO, Yves Caseau was in charge of the overall strategy and development of the IT divisions of Bouygues Telecom. Yves Caseau started his career as a research scientist in the fields of software engineering and object-oriented programming at Alcatel’s research lab. He then turned to operations research, while he was working for Bellcore (USA) and then as research director for
the Bouygues Group. Yves Caseau graduated from the Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris), holds a PhD in computer science and a MBA from the "College des Ingénieurs". He is a member of the National Academy of Technologies.
Other industrial members of the program committee
Erik W. Aslaksen has over forty-five years experience, gained in Switzerland, the US, and Australia, in a wide range of fields, including theoretical physics, telecommunications, power electronics, and process control.
He also has extensive experience in both line and project management of research, engineering, and production, and his current focus is on systems engineering and engineering management. Erik has a MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, and a PhD in Physics from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa, USA. He also completed the Communications Technology Course at Bell Telephone Laboratories, is a Certified Professional Logistician from the Society of Logistics Engineers (SOLE), and a Certified Systems Engineering Professional from the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, and of INCOSE, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Physics.
Since 1988, Erik has been with Sinclair Knight Merz, as a Director and Senior Principal, and now as a Senior Consultant, and some of his projects there have been:
- Lead engineer for the underground instrumentation and control of a major new gold mine.
- Independent Verifier on several major transport infrastructure projects.
- Development of the Business Case for Headquarters Australian Theatre, the permanent operational headquarters for the Australian Defence Force.
- Interim Design Manager to the Rail Infrastructure Corporation for the Parramatta Rail Link
- Design of the control and telecommunications systems for the upgrade of an underground ore transport railway in Chile.
- Project Manager to Adtranz Australia for a new centralised control system for the Rail Infrastructure Corporation.
- Project Manager to the Public Transport Corporation of Victoria for the introduction of a new train management facility.
- Project Manager for the Northparkes E26 Mine project, the full EPCM of a $170 million state-of-the-art underground copper mine.
Prior to joining Sinclair Knight Merz, his positions included:
- Technical Manager for the system design phase of Project PARAKEET, the new tactical communications system for the Australian Army
- Manager of the Systems Division of Brown Boveri (Aust.); engineering and sales of computer-based systems for utilities.
- Director, ASLAKSEN AG, consulting to Swiss industry on systems engineering and engineering management.
- Technical Director of GUTOR AG, a Swiss firm manufacturing sheet steel products, transformers, and industrial electronics, with 350 employees.
- Many years in research and development of electronic components and equipment, in the US and Switzerland.
Erik is the author of numerous papers and four textbooks on physics and engineering, and has lectured, as an Adjunct Professor, for more than twelve years in both undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Technology, Sydney.
After his education as Aeronautical engineer, specialized in automation and avionics, Jean-Pierre Daniel took part for 30 years in the successful development of European transport aircraft, namely with Airbus.
He learned to dare innovation though with professionalism, when introducing fly-by-wire. He developed altogether products and processes leading to acceptance by authorities and successful entry into service. He exercised an holistic systemic approach looking for outer solutions to practical issues.
Jean-Pierre Daniel is now with AREVA trying to translate lessons learned in aeronautics to the domain of nuclear plants.
«There are many similarities and I have good hope that proven solutions can apply, despite distinct domain technologies, a different vocabulary and deeply rooted enterprise culture.»
Paul Davies is based at Thales in Leicester, where he has held a number of positions including Head of Systems Engineering and Chief Engineer on a variety of defence programmes. Paul is currently Head of Innovation for the Thales Defence Mission Systems domain in the UK. In this role, he runs a “Technology Watch” programme that involves the identification and funding of suitable topics for research applicable to Thales business. He also shares responsibility for representing Thales on a Confederation of British Industry working group, the ICARG (Inter-Company Academic Relations Group), and is a member of the EPSRC College.
Paul has held a position as Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Integrated Systems Design at Loughborough, has been a guest lecturer at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, and also prepares and delivers training courses in systems engineering internally to Thales. He graduated from Cambridge University in Mathematics in 1978, and is a Chartered Mathematician. He has served as President of the UK Chapter of INCOSE, the International Council on Systems Engineering, and has chaired national (UK) and international conferences in SE.
Aymeric Fillon works for Sagem as copilot of Safran Embedded Engineering Development (SEED), a Safran competency center whose mission is the development of processes and competencies for Safran businesses, on engineering System, electronics and software domains. He graduated with a master degree from ENSISA, a French engineering school.
Hans-Georg Frischkorn has joined Verband der Automobilindustrie e. V. (VDA) in May 2010 as Managing Director responsible for technology and environmental affairs. Prior to that he worked for General Motors in Europe as Executive Director Vehicle Electrification. He had joined General Motors in April 2006 as Executive Director of Global Electrical Systems, Controls and Software. He was responsible for design, engineering and release of electrical systems, controls, and vehicle software, enabling the operation of functions on all GM vehicles globally, including designing the global electrical architectures.
Previously he was Senior Vice President of Architecture ans Systems Integration at BMW AG, where he had responsibility for electronics and software systems in all vehicle domains in pre-series development.
In 1997 he began his carreer at BMW as Vice President of In-House Consulting in Development. He was responsible for the re-design of the product development process, including implementation of virtual methods, test and validation strategy, as well as lauch readiness and quality. From 1999 to 2001 he was the project leader of the Z4 vehicle program.
Prior to his work at BMW, Hans-Georg Frischkorn spent 2 years at McKinsey & Company. He began his career in 1978 with IBM Germany, working his way through positions in Product Development, Systems Engineering, Business Development and IBM Management Consulting.
Thierry Gueguen, 51 year old, is the founder of TNI and Geensoft. Thierry has been involved in the creation of several technologies around embedded system development. During a long collaboration with INRIA he develops the RT-Builder environment, based on the Signal Language, for modeling and verifying functional and non functional properties of embedded systems. With AIRBUS he developed Reqtify framework for supporting the traceability in safety critical embedded systems and recently he develops the AutosarBuilder platform to model automotive systems.
He is now the chief architect of CATIA Systems at Dassault Systèmes.
Rudolf Haggenmüller, born in 1950, studied mathematics at the universities of Munich and Zurich. From 1974 to 1984 he held several positions at the Institute of Mathematics of the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich. In 1995, Rudolf was appointed Professor for Informatics and Mathematics.
From 1984 to 1994 Rudolf worked at Siemens, mainly in the area of Software Engineering. In 1994, he became managing director of FAST, the “Research Institute for Applied Software Technology”, jointly founded by Siemens, BMW and Bayerische Landesbank. On January 1st 2008 FAST together with 4 other IT-subsidiaries of BMW has been merged to Cirquent GmbH. Rudolf since then is a Member of Cirquent’s Executive Board.
Since 14 October 2005 Rudolf Haggenmüller is Chairman of ITEA 2. He is a member of ISTAG, the IST Advisory Group to the European Commission and of the Board of Directors of the Development Gateway Foundation, Washington, USA.
Cecilia is an American living and working in Norway and she holds international certifications as a computer and systems engineering professional. Her 35 year career includes jobs with large and small firms, commercial and government projects, as employee and entrepreneur. Her educational background includes a BSc in Chemistry from Chestnut Hill College, and an MBA from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, both in the USA and a PhD from NTNU.
David Johnson, ScD, is the Vice President leading the Quantitative Risk Analysis and Management Competency Center. Prior to assuming his current position in 2008, he served in several other positions in ABS Consulting, including Vice President - Utilities. He has more than 30 years experience providing risk-informed information to decision-makers.
Prior to joining ABS Consulting, Dr. Johnson was Vice President and Chief Scientist of PLG, one of the world’s leading risk management firms. PLG was acquired by EQE in 1997, which was subsequently acquired by ABS Consulting in 2000. He led the development of probabilistic risk models for commercial nuclear power plants as well as for several research reactors. He has contributed to the development of risk management methods. He was also actively involved in the adaptation and use of quantitative risk analysis to DOE and DoD applications.
Prior to PLG, Dr. Johnson was a Fellow of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, where he contributed to the Committee’s evaluation of the use of operational experience in risk management and the development of the ACRS quantitative safety goals. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management.
Dr. Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering Sciences from the University of Florida and his master’s and doctorate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Nuclear Engineering with a specialty in Applied Radiation Physics.
Dominique Luzeaux graduated from École Polytechnique (1987) and École Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées (1989) as an armament engineer. His first position was a research engineer in theoretical computer science and robotics. He defended his PhD thesis at the University of Paris XI (1991), and was a visiting research scientist at the University of California at Berkeley (1991-1992). Back to France, he occupied various positions within the Ministry of Defense, successively as an expert, a manager, head of department and technical director, in the fields of robotics, optoelectronics and observation systems. Since April 2009 he is Director of the Division in charge of the procurement of Land Systems.
Besides, he defended in 2001 his Professor thesis, has directed a dozen of PhD students in robotics and computer science, and has published over sixty articles in conferences and international journals. He teaches robotics, theoretical computer science, system engineering, at graduate level in various universities and engineering schools.
Dominique Luzeaux also coauthored with Thierry Puig a book “À la conquête du nanomonde : nanotechnologies et microsystèmes” published March 2007 by Éditions du Félin. He has coauthored two books with Jean-René Ruault, “Systèmes de systèmes : concepts et illustrations pratiques” and “Ingénierie des systèmes de systèmes : méthodes et outils”, published June 2008 by Éditions Lavoisier Hermes Science, and to be published in English by Wiley in 2010 as “Systems of systems: concepts, illustrations, standards and methods”. He has also coauthored one book with Pascal Cantot, “Simulation et modélisation des systèmes de systèmes : vers la maîtrise de la complexité”, published 2009 by Éditions Lavoisier Hermes Science. He is currently working on another book on case studies of systems of systems, to be published by Éditions Lavoisier Hermes in 2010.
Andreas Mitschke is working as system engineer for the Systems Engineering Department of EADS Innovation Works (EADS IW). Andreas graduated with an MBA degree from the University of Rhode Island in 2003. Before graduation, Andreas had been working for Siemens Transportation Systems. After graduation, Andreas joined the System Layout Integration team of Airbus France in Toulouse as trainee, where he helped to improve the interaction with other engineering disciplines, notably with the definition of specific aircraft designs.
In 2005 Andreas received an additional engineering degree from the Technical University of Braunschweig. After this, he worked as coordinator of joined Airbus France / EADS IW research projects related to Systems Engineering. In the beginning these research projects were mainly addressing topics around the definition of Tool- and System Engineering Frameworks. Major outcomes of these projects were detailed specifications for Tool- and System Engineering Frameworks, as well as Demonstrators that showed the capabilities of these technologies on industrial case studies.
Later, he increasingly focused on projects related to Model Based Systems Engineering topics. Among other things he supported the definition of a SysML based methodology aimed at improving system specification documents.
Since 2009 Andreas is involved in the European funded research project CESAR (Cost-efficient methods and processes for safety relevant embedded systems) from Artemis Joint Undertaking.
Within this project, Andreas is leading Work Packages on the definition of a Requirements Specification Languages, and on the specification of tool enhancements to support component based architecture and detailed design and analysis. Since 2010 he is also acting as Coordinator of working groups for the definition of the CESAR Common meta-model, and for the definition of a Reference Technology Platform that integrates Requirements and Design Modeling and Analysis tools. In Parallel to his role in CESAR, Andreas has been involved in the Airbus A350 Program and in Airbus Future Program Project, where he has been involved in the definition of Cabin and Cargo specification documents.
Thierry Pardessus has graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (France, 1980) and Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace (SUPAERO 1982). He started his career in the Ministry of Defense, Centre d’Essais Aéronautique de Toulouse, Materials and Technologies Department, and joined Aerospatiale Espace et Défense (now Astrium Space Transportation) in 1990 in the Manned Flight Program for the Hermes Space Plane Program (especially Thermal Protection System). He was the key person for the Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator (that flew on Ariane 5 in 1998).
In 1997 Thierry joined Airbus France where he was especially focusing on the set-up of a large European Project for Aeronautical Concurrent Engineering methods. In 1999 he joined the A3XX (now A380) management board of the program in charge of technology evaluation. At the end of the year 2000, Thierry was selected as vice-president for the Engineering Processes and Methods at the Airbus transnational integration. In 2005, he was Head of Systems Research and Technology. In 2008, he joined the Quality Function and had been for two years Head of the Change Program and of the overall Quality Performance Assessment. He is now part of the Airbus Innovation Cell.
As well, Thierry Pardessus has played a leading role in the Domaine
d’Action Stratégique for Architecture et Integration of the Aerospace
Valley Cluster, from 2005 to 2008. He is also the author of several papers
about aeronautical engineering methods and has delivered speeches to
various international conferences.
Bran Selic is currently President of Malina Software Corp. as well as Adjunct Research Scientist at Simula Research Laboratories, and Director of Advanced Technology at Zeligsoft Limited. In 2007, Bran retired from IBM Canada, where he was an IBM Distinguished Engineer responsible for the strategic direction of IBM’s software development tools. In addition, Bran is an adjunct professor of computer science at both the University of Toronto and at Carleton University in Canada.
He has 40 years of practical industrial experience in designing and
implementing large-scale software systems and has pioneered the
of model-based methods in real-time and embedded applications. In the past
decade, Bran has led several international standards efforts related to
modeling technologies, including the widely used UML 2 modeling language
standard. A frequent keynote speaker at various technical events, he is on
the editorial board of two major scientific journals and has served as
general and technical program chair of a number of technical conferences.
David D. Walden, ESEP, is co-owner and principal consultant for Sysnovation, LLC, a Systems Engineering consulting and education firm based out of Shakopee, Minnesota, USA. He has served as an independent reviewer, major review (e.g., PDR, CDR) coordinator, Systems Engineering Subject Matter Expert (SME), and process consultant. He has created and taught numerous Systems Engineering courses and tutorials, including a distance learning on-line variant of a Systems Engineering Principles course. Previously, Mr. Walden was with General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems for 13 years and McDonnell Aircraft Company for 10 years.
Mr. Walden is currently the Program Manager of the International Council on Systems Engineering’s (INCOSE’s) Certification Program and also serves as the INCOSE liaison to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7 Working Groups 10, 20, and 22.
He has an M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) from the University of Minnesota, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Valparaiso University in Indiana.