André Schaaff

Observatoire Astronomique
11, rue de l'Université
F-67000 Strasbourg

Tel : +33-
Fax : +33-

andre.schaaff @

CNRS permanent position ( main domain of interest : new information technologies in the Astronomical context ).

Now (2018)
CDS R&D Lead
Observatory IT intersnships (12/year) coordinator
Observatory Communication team member
IVOA Data Curation and Preservation IG chair
IVOA Technical Coordination Group member
VO France Semi-Hack-a-Thon committee member
Involved in several other projects and actions

In the past
A few years in a major IT company.
A few years at INRIA (Loria) in Nancy ( domains of interest : information retrieval (applied to genomic), access to lexicographical and terminological multilingual resources, multimodal interaction (voice and gesture)... ).

Past teaching
Java, Observatoire Astronomique, Master, Strasbourg
C and Java, Observatoire Astronomique, DEA (Master), Strasbourg ULP
XML and associated technologies, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique (Master), Strasbourg ULP
Objects, Licence (Bachelor) COMMEDIA (Communication and Multimedia), Nancy 1
CORBA, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, DHET (Master)
Operating Systems (Unix, Windows), UFR Math-Info, Nancy 2
Java, UFR Math-Info, Nancy 2
Computer Architecture, UFR Math-Info MIAGE, Nancy 2
Network and Communication, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers
Think Object : Java and UML, IUT, Nancy 1