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France Exchange/Study Abroad Trip

July 7-9, 2010

University of Strasbourg

  • Location: Strasbourg, France
  • Departments:
  • Visited: July 7, 2010
  • Contacts:
    • Nicolas Magaud (, international relations office
    • Rutger Noot (, director of mathematics and computer science department
    • Pascal Schreck (, head of computer science department
    • Natalia Cowderoy (
    • Dominique Becht (, international relations office (mobility department)
  • Materials brought back:
    • Information sheet from Stephan Gilet, international programs; lists Nicolas Michel ( as contact; and website (English version of website under construction as of 7/17/10).
    • 2009 studies in Strasbourg pamphlet (in French)
    • European by nature, International by design (in French)
    • Brochure listing degree programs (in French)


  • Location: Paris, France
  • Visited: July 8, 2010
  • Contacts:
    • Christiane Michel (, director of international and language studies
    • Hélène Kassel (, head of computer science
    • Fatiha Gas (, head of business development
  • Materials brought back:
    • EFREI Engineering Institute brochure (in English)
    • Copy of PowerPoint presentation on the Engineering Institute
    • Direct Matin free publication (

University of Grenoble

  • Location: Grenoble, France
  • University:
  • Visited: July 9, 2010
  • Contacts:
    • Brice Duhamel (, head of international relations office, Polytech Grenoble (UJF location)
    • Marianne Genton (, international relations manger, Grenoble INP/ENSIMAG.
    • Christian Boitet ( (unavailable during visit)
    • Didier Donsez (
    • James Crowley (, professor at Grenoble INP (and CMU grad, cohort of Walter Tichy).
    • Laurent Besacier (, professor at UJF and LIG
    • Herve Blanchon (, associate professor at LIG
    • Francis Jambone (, UJF and LIG
    • Brigitte Plateau
  • Materials brought back:
    • Mastering Information Technology, publication from Grenoble INP/ENSIMAG (good overview)
    • MoSIG brochure, Master of Science in Informatics at Grenoble. Grenoble Universities: UJF, UFR IMAG, Polytechnique Institute of Grenoble, and Ensimag (good overview of programs)
    • The French Higher Education System diagram
    • University Joseph Fourier, 30-page report in French
    • Research project handouts (mostly in French): Didier Donsez RICM overview, Aspire project for RFID research (see table video), An RFID Architecture Based on an Event-oriented Component Model poster, GeoRace project (with Android), Coast of Despair project (with Android and Windows Mobile), ResQ project, Trivial Bomber game of F3C project, GeoRun project, Running Men project (available on Android market) with contact Nicolas Magnat, Aspire Programmable Open Source RFID Middleware for SME, A GreenIT Autonomic Manager for JavaEE Clusters, Wavelet menu: an adaption of Marking menus for mobile devices, Home and building access management platform to open communicating door locks (Touchkey), MultiCom monitored living area, EasyRide: An Ecological, Ethical, and Social Ride-Sharing NFC-Enabled System, AXiMag for automatic and collaborative web translation.
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