Master's Student Portraits
Matthias Salas Pauliac – Masters in Optics, Matter, Plasmas - 2013
"I come from Chili where I studied electronics engineering. Several reasons encouraged me to continue my education with the Masters 2 in Optics, Matter, Plasmas at École Polytechnique: the fact that École Polytechnique is world renowned and my desire to specialize in optical instrumentation for astronomy. This masters allowed me to complete a thesis on optics at the University of Vienna. I'm currently working on instruments used to photograph the retina of the eye".
Kamali Ismail – Masters in COMASIC - 2013
"I'm Moroccan. After completing my studies at the École Centrale de Paris, I wanted to continue my education at École Polytechnique with a Professional Masters in Design and Management of Complex Computer Systems (COMASIC). The scientific quality of the master's degree and the reputation of École Polytechnique really made me want to study here. With this masters course, I really liked the multiculturalism of the students and the close links with the companies that worked on our projects. Most of our professors also came from an industrial background. This masters allows you to go on to undertake research in computer science or immediately start your working life. The Masters in COMASIC guarantees your successful entry into the working world. I am currently a business consultant at Capgemini. I'm very proud to be part of this class of graduates".
Nada Ouazzani – Masters in COMASIC - 2013
"After studying computer science and information systems in Grenoble (Ensimag) and Montréal (Université de Montréal), then gaining two years' professional experience in a company, I wanted to continue my education at École Polytechnique for a year. I wanted to benefit from theoretical training on complex systems design. The Masters in COMASIC gave me a firm grasp of all aspects of system engineering and helped me to discover the various related professions and sectors of activity".
Arturo Luos, Masters in COMASIC - 2013
"I was able to complete the Masters in COMASIC as part of an Erasmus Mundus exchange program. I come from Mexico and have a background in physics. I liked the variety of the courses and their applications to the industrial world and society. This Masters was useful in preparing me for a thesis on applied mathematics at the Laboratory of Probability and Random Models (Paris 7)".
Heechel Wo - Masters in Technological Innovation - 2013
"I'm a university student from South Korea. I'm here as part of an exchange program. The scientific prestige of the École Polytechnique and my desire to discover the French education system led me to study here as part of a Masters 2 in Technological Innovation. The education I received at École Polytechnique helped develop my creativity, versatility and open-mindedness. I have also been able to improve my French. The lectures are given in French, but many are also in English. This degree opened many doors and professional opportunities for me in Europe. I now want to carry out research in Europe and then in the United States".