Cooperation 2006

08:45 Welcome Address ( 661Kb )
  • Prof. Patrick Aebischer, President of EPFL
08:55 Cooperation in EPFL ( 381Kb )
  • Prof. Martin Vetterli, Vice-President for International Affairs – EPFL

Prof. Jean-Claude Bolay, Director of COOPERATION@epfl

09:15 Ingénieurs du Monde ( 3163Kb )
  • Representative of Ingénieurs du Monde
09:30 Towards a World-Wide Web of Knowledge with the South ( 2133Kb )
  • Prof. Rose Dieng-Kuntz, INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France
10:15 Break
10:45 EPFL-SDC Fund – Introduction ( 326Kb )
  • Jacqueline Schmid, Swiss Development Cooperation Agency (SDC)
10:55 EPFL-SDC Fund Projects :
COMMON Sense Net: Water Management for Agriculture in Semi-arid Areas by Means of Wireless Sensor Networks ( 2033Kb )
  • Prof. H.S. Jamadagni, Chairman of CEDT, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Sheshagiri Rao, Chennakeshava Trust, India
  • Jacques Panchard, Laboratory for Computer Communications and Applications – EPFL
11:15 EPFL-SDC Fund Projects :
Antennas for Inter-universities System of Communication
( 1644Kb )
  • Prof. Juan R. Mosig, Electromagnetics and Acoustics Laboratory – EPFL
  • Prof. Emmanuel Tonye and Olivier Vidémé Bossou, Electronics and Signal Processing Laboratory, University of Yaounde I, Cameroun
11:35 Discussion (EPFL-SDC Fund Projects)
  • EPFL-SDC Fund Research Groups
11:45 Poster Session of the various projects undertaken by EPFL researchers
Buffet Lunch
13:30 Chilean Science and Technology: A Priority for Development
  • Prof. Eric Goles, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez; Former President of CONICYT (Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica), Chile
14:15 Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology Program (ISCB) ( 905Kb )
  • Dr Gabriele Schachermayr, Program Manager ISCB – EPFL
14:35 Break
14:50 EPFL-SDC Fund Projects :
Biosolar Detox ( 2538Kb )
  • Prof. Norberto Benitez, Grupo de Procesos Avanzados para Tratamientos Químicos y Biológicos (GAOX), Universidad del Valle, Colombia
  • Prof. Cesar Pulgarin, GGEC, Institute of Chemical Science and Engineering – EPFL
15:10 EPFL-SDC Fund Projects :
Urbanisation, Public Spaces and Sustainable Urban Management in Dakar and Nouakchott ( 2143Kb )
  • Gueladio Cisse, Centre Suisse de Recherche Scientifique, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Yves Pedrazzini and Jérôme Chenal, Laboratory of Urban Sociology – EPFL
  • Moussa Keita, Institut National de Recherche sur la Santé Publique, Mauritania
  • Moussa Diop, ENDA-Guédiawaye, Dakar, Senegal
15:30 EPFL-SDC Fund projects :
An Inexpensive Method to Validate Road Transport Emission Inventories ( 3242Kb )
  • Alain Clappier and Erika Zarate, Air and Soil Pollution Laboratory – EPFL
  • Universidad de los Andes, Bogota
15:50 Discussion (EPFL-SDC Fund Projects)
  • EPFL-SDC Fund Research Groups
16:05 Break
16:20 Science and the End of Poverty ( 1911Kb )
  • Prof. Vijay Modi, Earth Institute, Columbia University, USA
17:05 Conference Close
  • Prof. Vetterli, Vice-President for International Affairs – EPFL
17:15 Cocktail