International Space University Presents French Artist/Designer on Adding Art to STEM July 4

MELBOURNE, FLA.—French designer and photographer Remy Bourganel will deliver a free lecture at Florida Institute of Technology on Wednesday, July 4, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. His talk, which will introduce “A” for Art into STEM studies to create “STEAM,” is in conjunction with International Space University. The ISU opened its 25th Space Studies Program (ISU/SSP12) at the university and Kennedy Space Center on June 4; it runs through Aug. 3.

Bourganel is director and head of user experience and creative director for the technology company, Orange Vallée, a subsidiary of Orange. He is also founder and co-director of the research laboratory, Mobile Digital Identity, at ENSAD, the Higher School of Visual Arts and Design in Paris. Also a jazz guitarist, Bourganel lives in Paris and London.

Bourganel’s lecture will be in the F.W. Olin Engineering Building, Room 118. He will address the STEM/ISU participants of Florida Tech University Professor Guy Boy and will be available after his presentation to answer questions.

Approximately 130 post-graduate university participants from 31 countries are attending the two-month 2012 ISU/SSP to learn about all aspects of space programs and enterprises.

Public Invited
Also open to the public is TEDxISU, or TED Talks, on July 6, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Florida Tech Gleason Performing Arts Center. Details are available on this and other public events at Register for TEDxISU at

For information on the July 4 lecture, contact Delilah Caballero at (321) 309-4960 or  

For more information on ISU/SSP contact Caroline Schwob at

For ISU/SSP12 general information, visit

About International Space University
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Strasbourg, France, ISU is the world’s leading international space education institution. It is supported by the world’s leading space agencies and aerospace organizations. All ISU programs are taught at the graduate level and are dedicated to promoting international, interdisciplinary and intercultural cooperation in space activities. ISU also offers two master’s programs (M.Sc. in Space Studies and M.Sc. in Space Management) as well as an Executive MBA and executive programs.  

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