Pr. Jean-Claude Paul obtained in 2009 a grant for the Tsinghua Chair Professor Group for three Years (Computer Science).The grant supports the invitation of world-wide renowned professors at Tsinghua University. The participants of this year were: Francois Sillion (INRIA), Fredo Durand (MIT), Jean Daniel Boissonnat (INRIA), Pierre-Louis Curien (CNRS), Jean-Pierre Jouannaud (INRIA), Joseph Sifakis (INRIA-VERIMAG).
In 2009, Mathieu Desbrun (CalTech), Mark Pauly (ETH Zurich), Takeo Igarashi (Tokyo University) and Georges-Pierre Bonneau (University of Grenoble) as Lecturers at Tsinghua University. Bonneaud (UJF) visited our team and gave Lectures at Tsinghua University.