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Benoît Piranda is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Franche-Comté (UFC) in France. He is part of the FEMTO-ST institute (UMR CNRS 6174), member of the complex networks team (DISC/OMNI).


His main domains of research are: programmable matter, distributed algorithm, simulation of MEMS sensor/actuator networks, image synthesis, virtual and augmented reality. 

He leads VisibleSim project and he is involved in Coordination and Computation in Distributed Intelligent MEMS (CO2Dim), and SmartBlock () projects.


He is teaching in University of Franche-Comté, UFR STGI, Multimedia and Computer Science Department (M2I).

Computer Science:

  • Algorithmics and Programmation in C, C++, Java, PHP, Javascript
  • Real-time programmation on embedded systems. 
  • Android developpement.

Computer graphics:

  • Courses in Images Synthesis with practical applications with Autodesk 3DS Max software. Real time 3D applications on Internet pages using WebGL (Three.js)
  • Courses in Virtual and augmented Reality applications in C++, Unity, Processing. Development of demonstration software using Kinect sensor, Ardiuno...