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 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 has been head of the Computer Science department of the Technical Institute of Blagnac in 2009-2012 and 2021-2023 and has been a member of the Strategic Research Committee of the IRIT CNRS laboratory since 2021. He is the holder of the Chair of Model-Driven Systems Engineering between AIRBUS and Toulouse 2 Jean Jaurès University since 2022 and joined the International Research Laboratory in AI in 2023.


  • 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