Dr. Jean Charles Domerçant is a Senior Research Engineer in the Electronic Systems Laboratory at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Dr. Domerçant currently serves as the Branch Head for the Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Research & Applications Branch within the Systems Engineering Research Division. In this role, Dr. Domerçant helps lead a dedicated team of professionals in research programs that provide methodologies, tools, education, and leadership to support Department of Defense acquisition and life-cycle sustainment problems through the application of MBSE.
Dr. Domerçant has also worked closely with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) in support of developing Open Systems Architecture. This includes assisting in the application and development of the Hardware Open Systems Technologies (HOST) standard, the consortium-based software standardization initiatives like the Future Airborne Capabilities Environment (FACE) effort, and the Functional Allocation for Strategic Reuse (FASTR) project.
Dr. Domerçant obtained his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech after obtaining a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2008, a Master of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University in May 2006, and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in January 2000. He has participated in the professional internship program at BAE Systems in the area of capability-based design. From 2000-2006 he was an officer in the U.S. Navy's submarine force and assigned to the USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) where he completed his qualifications in submarines and as a navy nuclear engineer