geodesist and geomatician Specialized in geodesy, geographic sciences | the National School of Geographical Sciences (ENSG)
Dr. Michel Kasser is a French and Swiss geodesist and geomatician. Specialized in geodesy, geographic sciences and in particular technological developments in these fields, he is director of the National School of Geographical Sciences (ENSG) of the National Geographic Institute. He chaired the French Association of Topography. From 2004 to 2008, he was Executive Director of the Space Geodesy Research Group (GRGS). Graduate of the Ecole polytechnique of Paris (1972-1975) and the national School of the geographical sciences (ENSG) (1975-1977).He was appointed professor of universities in 1991.He teaches topometry at the ESGT, then the propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere at ENSTA, ESGT, ESTP and ENSG, and geodesy in different masters MastersDistinctions: Knight in the Order of Academic Palms, Verdaguer Award from the Academy of Sciences (2001), first winner of the Grand Prix de l’Instrumentation géographique de l’AFI3G (1989) and winner of the 1969 General Competition (in Geography).