François Buntschu

François Buntschu

Professor of Computer Science and Communication Systems

Haute école d'ingénierie et d'architecture de Fribourg

Biography

Since 1993 within different network integrator companies, I used to design, implement and develop Enterprise Networks (LAN/WAN/Security) around Switzerland, using products like Nortel (former Wellfleet/Bay Networks), IBM or Cisco components. In September 1999, I achieved my Cisco CCIE Certification in Routing & Switching (CCIE#5093).

I joined the University of applied Sciences of Fribourg in 2001. I’m member of the Institute of Smart and secured Systems (iSIS). I’m active in Teaching, Ra&D projects, in the Cisco Academy and Security Academy present in our University. I’m also member of the Swiss IPv6 Council and ISOC Swiss Chapter.

My main activities at the University of applied Sciences of Fribourg are:

Interests
  • Infrastructure as a Code
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Software Defined Network
  • Network Security
  • Network Virtualization
  • Telco Cloud
Education
  • Cisco DevNet Associate, 2021

    Cisco Academy

  • MAS in Information and Communication Technologies, 2007

    HES-SO

  • CCIE Routing and Switching, 1999

    Cisco Brussels

  • BSc in Computer Sciences, 1992

    University of applied sciences of Fribourg

Skills

Networking
Network Security
Network Automation
Linux
Telco Cloud
ciscoCCIE
CCIE R&S

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Professor
Nov 2001 – Present Fribourg
  • Bachelor and Master Lectures
  • Telecommunication labs plateforms design and maintenance (VMWare, VoIP, …)
  • Resp. of local Cisco Academy
  • CCNA/CCNP Instructor in our local Cisco Academy
  • Member of the Applied Research Institute for Smart and Secure Systems.
 
 
 
 
 
Team Leader
Oct 1998 – Oct 2001 Lausanne/Bern
  • Head of the “Customer Service Data” in Lausanne
  • Project Manager in Bern
 
 
 
 
 
Team leader
Global One Communication
Jun 1996 – Sep 1998 Lausanne
  • Design and Development of the Internet Backbone across Switzerland
  • Leader of the Internet Support Team
  • Management and development of several projects to improve Internet services.
 
 
 
 
 
Network Engineer
Applitac AG
Aug 1993 – May 1996 Baar (ZG)/ Gland
  • Design and Installation of LAN/WAN for end-customer across Switzerland
  • Technical Support to the sales people

Projects

ISTake

March. 2019 - Sept. 2019 / Tactical AdHoc Network Prediction and Emulation (with armasuisse).

Predictake

Jul. 2017 - March. 2019 / Tactical AdHoc Network Prediction and Emulation (with armasuisse).

Take

Jul. 2016 - Dec. 2017 / Tactical AdHoc Network Emulation (with armasuisse).

EnergyBox

Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2015 / Smart Energy Box security.

e-SIS

Mar. 2014 - Dec. 2014 / European Project with the enterprise CDI.

OpenFlow

Mar. 2013 - Mar. 2014 / RCSO-TIC Project. The aim is to study this new SDN (Software Defined Network) technologie.

CALMAR+

Jun. 2012 - Jun. 2013 / CTI (KTI) Project with the enterprise Wifag Polytype.

Netobservatory

Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2012 / NPR/PST (Nouvelle Politique Régionale/Pôle Scientifique et Technologique) Project. This aim of this project is to provide prevention and analysis information about actual and future risks for Swiss small and medium enterprises (SME) connected to the global Internet.

iFloorNav

Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2012 / HEIA-FR Project. The aim of this project was to developp an application running on the Apple iPhone, allowing the user to make a virtual visit of our campus and finding information on people and their corresponding office or looking and getting information on our university and all its department

SwissQuantum

Dec. 2008 - Oct. 2009 / HES-SO Project (with Hepia and HEIG-VD). The aim of this project was to prove the reliability of the idQuantique equipement for the Telecom 09 exposition.

VA-IP (Video and Audio over IP)

Mar. 2005 - Dec. 2006 / European Project (Eureka)

Wireless LAN at HEIA-FR

Jan. 2004 - Dec. 2004 / The goal of this project was to introduce wireless LAN in our University, and our department was responsible for the pilote phase. This pilote phase has started the 1st January and has finished end of 2004.

SCTP (Stream Control Transport Protocol)

May 2002 - Aug. 2003 / HES-SO Project. This was a study of the SCTP protocol used to carry SS7 telephon signalisation over IP. See the project page for more details : SCTP vs TCP/UDP.

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