Who We Are

ComplexCity lab was created in July 2013 between the 3 Universities of Technology in France (UTBM, UTC, UTT) and Shanghai University. The lab is lead by a binational steering committee and a scientific board.

French board (UT group)

  • Director — MonZen Tzen
  • Coordinator in France — Bruno Bachimont
  • Coordinator in China — Fabien Pfaender

Chinese board (Shanghai University)

  • Director — 万旺根 (Wan WangGen)
  • Coordinator — To be determined

What We Do

  • ComplexCity lab is an incubator for city related project using technology as a catalyst
  • Strategic Foresight for cities-related comprehensive research and international funding opportunities
  • Capture massive digital city data
  • Create & Design city-related visualizations and services
  • Think Tank about Smart Cities in France, Europe and China with interdisciplinary open events
  • Develop and Share methods and tools for Urban Complex-Systems Analysis

Where To Meet Us

CN — Shanghai University, Baoshan Campus,
99 Shangda Road, Building E, Room 600, Shanghai
宝山区上大路99号, 上海大学宝山校区, E楼600室 (Taxi Printout)
FR — IMI, 62 Boulevard de Sébastopol, Paris


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