Sébastien Gérard is a researcher at CEA LIST (« Comissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Laboratoire d’intégration des Systèmes et des Technologies »). Here he leads the group research on model-based software engineering for RTE systems. He is also strongly involved at OMG with the standardization of the UML2 and all its related extensions for real-time and embedded domains, specially the UML profile called MARTE (Modeling and Analysis of Real-Time and Embedded Systems).

Jean-Philippe Babau is Associate Professor at the INSA of Lyon, France, where he teaches industrial computing, real-time operating systems and real-time and embedded systems development.

Joël Champeau is a researcher at ENSIETA, France, where he is involved in the modeling domain for embedded systems.