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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, physical and visual simulations,computer graphics (image synthesis), virtual and augmented reality. 

He is active member of many projects on programmable matter and distributed algorithms (Smart Blocks, CO2DIM, Programmable Matter Interface).
He leads VisibleSim project and he is involved in Coordination and Computation in Distributed Intelligent MEMS (CO2Dim), and SmartBlock () projects.

Conference organization

Benoît Piranda has worked on the organization of several conferences, served as Program chair and Publicity chair, and was member of the program committees (IEEE ATC 2017, IEEE EUC 2016, IEEE CSE 2016, IEEE HPCC 2014, IEEE Ithings 2012, IEEE GreenCom 2012, IEEE CPSCom 2012).


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 development.

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...