Measurement Practices Committee

The roles of the MPC are:

  • To maintain the Principles and Rules of the COSMIC method
  • To collect, store, track, analyse and eventually resolve issues related to the COSMIC methods, such as correcting defects and improving ease of understanding of its publications. The MPC Chair must aim to resolve issues by obtaining broad consensus of MPC members, rather than by narrow majority voting
  • To initiate activities to meet the aim of developing products to support the use of COSMIC method sizing
  • To approve all final versions of the official documents of the COSMIC method
  • To ensure these documents conform to the ISO/IEC 19761 international standard definition of the COSMIC method
  • To provide leadership for maintaining ISO/IEC 19761

The current members are listed below:

NameCountryOrganization
Charles Symons (chair)UKCOSMIC
Diana BaklizkyBrazilTI Metricas
Jean-Marc DesharnaisCanadaÉcole de Technologie Supérieure
Peter FaggUKPentad
Cigdem GencelItalyFree University of Bozen-Bolzano
Arlan LesterhuisNetherlandsCOSMIC
Dylan RenChinaMeasures Technology LLC.
Bruce ReynoldsUSATecolote Research
Hassan SoubraFranceÉcole Supérieure des Techniques Aéronautiques et de Construction Automobile
Sylvie TrudelCanadaÉcole de Technologie Supérieure
Francisco Valdes SoutoMexicoSPINGERE
Frank VogelezangNetherlandsOrdina