About Me

I'm an engineering student passsionate about sciences. I'm studying for a master’s degree in mathematical modelling at INSA Toulouse specialized in optimization, fluid mechanics modelling and massive scientific computing. I'm looking for an international experience over period June-September 2018.

Contact Details

Alban Gossard
Phone number : (33) 7 51 64 15 12
Email : alban.gossard@hotmail.fr Physical address : Toulouse (France)


Engineering student in applied mathematics

INSA (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées), Toulouse (FR) 2015 - 2019

Studying for a master’s degree in applied mathematics and computer modeling, currently in 4th year (top 3% of my class).

Studying :

  • Mathematical modeling
  • Informatics (C, databases, OOP, graphs)
  • Mathematical optimization
  • Numerical analysis
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Data analysis
  • Partial differential equation solving
  • Continuum mechanics
Click here for a detailed courses list.

Classe préparatoire PTSI

2014 - 2015

One-year intensive study (in mathematics and physics) to prepare the competitive entrance exams to French engineering schools.

Baccalauréat S (scientific)

June 2014

Passed with high honors.


Internship in a research team

PRIMO team at ITAV CNRS, Toulouse (FR) June-July 2017

  • Initiation to research in PRIMO team.
  • Implemented in C++ an algorithm to compute optimal transport between two measures.
  • Parallelized C++ code with OpenMP to increase algorithms performances.
  • Interfaced program written in C++ and in Python with swig.

3rd year mathematical modeling project

INSA Toulouse (FR) Winter 2017

  • Worked on oscillations theory applied to Tacoma bridge.
  • Designed algorithms to show Chladni patterns in pair.
  • Used finite difference method to model a vibrating plate.

Technician internship

Airbus Flight Test Department, Toulouse (FR) June-July 2016

  • Designed and implemented an intranet website to plan and monitor test flights with telemetry team.
  • Implemented a SQL server with JavaScript on a shared environment and a web interface.
  • Created a web interface to manage data concerning test flights and telemetry team organization.

Collaboration with a CERFACS researcher

European Research Centre for Advanced Education in Scientific Computation, Toulouse (FR) Spring 2016

  • Integrated the FARSITE simulator for forest fires into a data assimilation system with Python.
  • Programmed scripts to configure wide number of FARSITE simulations and to plot output data.

2nd year mathematical modeling project

INSA Toulouse (FR) Winter 2016

  • Collaborated on road traffic modelling and traffic light optimization.
  • Implemented a graph model with Python, an algorithm to manage car flows and scripts to show output data simulation.

Worker internship

Airbus Saint Éloi factory, Toulouse (FR) July 2015

    Worked on the assembly line for the A320 engine pylon support.

Designing project

ICAM (Institut Catholique des Arts et Métiers), Toulouse (FR) Spring 2015

    Designed a solar water pump.

Volunteer Experience

Fablab vice president

Fabric'INSA, INSA Toulouse fablab, Toulouse (FR) Since June 2017

Fabric'INSA is an association managed by INSA Toulouse students. We provide aid to people who want to create projects. They can use our machines (3D printers, CNC router, laser cutter, etc) and we help them using them.

Gamma association member

Gamma : the student association of the mathematical department at INSA, Toulouse (FR) Since January 2017

  • Managing the association website.
  • Organizing events such as round-table discussion between students and alumni.


  • C/C++
  • Python
  • Java
  • Matlab
  • R
  • LaTeX
  • Linux System
  • PHP & SQL
  • HTML5 & CSS & JavaScript & Jquery


  • French (native)
  • English (professional) : FCE Cambridge (First Certificate in English)
  • German (elementary)


  • 3D printing and new technologies
  • Carrying out personal projects in robotics
  • Glider (learning)
  • Running and mountain bike