France’s Secretary for Education and Research Valerie Pecresse  visits Mobile Millennium

Valerie Pecresse, Secretary of Education and Research in France visited UC Berkeley on Thursday, April 16, 2009 with a Delegation including members from her Office, from the General Consulate in San Francisco and the French Embassy in Washington. She was given a demo of Mobile Millennium, the new traffic information system jointly developed by Nokia/Navteq and UC Berkeley, under the umbrella of the California and US Department of Transportation.

Secretary Pecresse visited the new CITRIS Tech Museum in Sutardja Dai Hall, where Ph.D. students demonstrated the Mobile Millennium technology for her. She was then offered a Nokia phone in commemoration of her visit.

EECS Ph.D. student Christian Claudel demonstrates Mobile Millennium to Secretary Pecresse on the demonstration phone offered to her by the Mobile Millennium team.

EECS Ph.D. student Christian Claudel demonstrates Mobile Millennium to Secretary Pecresse on the demonstration phone offered to her by the Mobile Millennium team.

Incoming Ph.D. student Aude Hofleitner demonstrates Mobile Millennium arterial traffic information system to Secretary Pecresse.

Incoming Ph.D. student Aude Hofleitner demonstrates Mobile Millennium arterial traffic information system to Secretary Pecresse.