Jean-Michel Bruel

Jean-Michel Bruel

Professor of Software Engineering

University of Toulouse

IRIT Laboratory

Jean-Michel Bruel has been head of the SM@RT team of the IRIT CNRS laboratory until September 2021. His research areas include the development of software-intensive Cyber-Physical Systems, and methods/model/language integration, with a focus on Requirements and Model-Based Systems Engineering. He has defended his “Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches” in December 2006 and obtained in 2008 a full professor position at the University of Toulouse . He has been Laboratory Representative for the Toulouse 2 Jean Jaurès University from 2016 to 2020. He is now head of the Computer Science department of the Technical Institute of Blagnac and member of the Strategic Research Committee of the IRIT CNRS laboratory since 2021.


  • Model-Based Systems Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Agile Methods & Design Patterns
  • Modeling for Sustainability
  • FUN (Final User Need) Modeling


  • Habilitation, 2006

    University of Pau

  • Ph.D. in Software Engineering, 1996

    University of Toulouse - UPS

  • M.Sc. in Software Engineering, 1992

    University of Toulouse - UPS