Sebastien Boulnois, M.S.

Research Assistant, Human-Centered Design Institute
Ph.D. Student, School of Human Centered Design, Innovation, and Art



Personal Overview

Sebastien Boulnois is a Ph.D. student at the School of Human-Centered Design, Innovation and Art (HCDIA) since August 2015. He is doing research on onboard information systems and more specifically designing and developing the Onboard Weather Situation Awareness System (OWSAS). Sebastien is also a graduate student assistant and is maintaining and improving two commercial aircraft cockpit simulators (Boeing 737 and Airbus 320) at the school. He is a great support for any experiments related to aviation conducted in these two simulators. Previously, Sebastien was as an Engineer at the University of Valenciennes. He worked on human-robot(s) cooperation in hostile environments and crisis management in partnership with firefighters. He got his Master’s degree whit honors in Automatic Control and Human-Machine Systems (2014) and his Bachelor’s degree with honors in Electrical Engineering, Automatic Control and Industrial Computing (2012).


Educational Background

M.S. Automatic Control & Human-Machine Systems
University of Valenciennes, 2014

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Automatic Control and Industrial Computing
University of Valenciennes, 2012

Selected Publications

Boulnois, S., & Boy, G. A. (2016). Onboard weather situation awareness system: a human-systems integration approach. FIT Technical Report, Melbourne.

Boulnois, S., Tan, W., & Boy, G. A. (2015, August). The onboard context-sensitive information system for commercial aircraft. In Proceedings 19th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Melbourne, Australia (pp. 9-14).