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SMS Focus Teams

SMS Focus Teams

The following Focus Teams have been formed to support working activities of the Systems Modeling and Simulation Working Group:

Metadata Focus Team - Lead: Peter Coleman (Airbus)

This Focus Team is concerned with SMS modelling metadata in collaboration with related initiatives.


Roadmap Focus Team - Lead: Frank Popielas (SMS_ThinkTank)

This Focus Team drives the strategy for the Community activities, is responsible for the SMS Roadmap and develops and coordinates SMS Community publications / flyers .


Standards Focus Team - Lead: Hans Peter De Koning (DEKonsult)

This Focus Team aims to identify and promote the maturity and industry adoption of relevant international standards that enable Systems M&S and the integration of MBSE with engineering simulation.

Looking at relevant standards in the SMS context, the SMSWG produced the What is FMI? flyer. This is a short guide promoting awareness on the Modelica FMI standard for Model Exchange and Co-simulation.


Terms & Definitions Focus Team - Lead: Greg Garstecki (Garstecki Modeling Solutions)

This Focus Team has an ongoing task to compile a common set of shared Terms and Definitions to serve the model-based systems engineering community.


S​MS Focus Team - Lead: Alexander Busch (Ansys)

T​his Focus Team aims to refine the understanding of Systems Modeling and Simulation in the context of MBSE and engineering simulation.


Members of the SMS Community are encouraged to participate in the SMS Focus Teams. Please email to express an interest in joining a Focus Team.