Conferences - Seminars

27JUN
29JUN
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  09:00-13:00 BCH 3113

Due to their high intrinsic complexity, it is often difficult to understand how enzymes function and control the selectivity of numerous reactions. In spite of the fact that there has been an enormous progress in the field of experimental protein design and engineering, there are still many vital aspects that remain poorly understood. It is ... Read more about "Enzyme Engineering: Bright Strategies from Theory and Experiments"
By A range of experts in the domain
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28JUN
29JUN
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  08:10-17:40 SV 1717.1

This symposium will address emerging issues on the role of brain bioenergetics for brain function, behavior and psycho- and neuro-pathologies. World-leading experts will provide recent insights from the fields of brain, behavior and metabolism, and their interplay. Read more about "Brain bioenergetics – From behavior to pathology"
By Johan Auwerx, EPFL, CH
Alon Chen, Max Planck Institute of ...
28JUN
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(joint work with Ronald Garcia and Alison Clark, presented at POPL’16)Abstract: Language researchers and designers have extended a wide variety of type systems to support gradual typing, which enables languages to seamlessly combine dynamic and static checking. These efforts consistently demonstrate that designing a satisfactory gradual counterpart to a static type system is challenging, and ... Read more about "Abstracting Gradual Typing"
By Éric Tanter, University of Chile
28JUN
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By : Fred Chong Seymour Goodman Professor of Computer Architecture Department of Computer Science University of ChicagoAbstract : Recent announcements by IBM, Google, and Dwave reflect a growing interest in quantum computation. More than ever, computer scientists have the opportunity to help accelerate the evolution of quantum technologies towards practical, large-scale systems. The key is ... Read more about "Software and Architectures for Large-Scale Quantum Computing"
28JUN
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  16:00-17:15 BC 420

By : Diana Franklin - Director of Computer Science Education at CEMSE - University of ChicagoAbstract : The lack of diversity in computer science has far-reaching consequences, including unfilled jobs, lower product quality, and continuing structural barriers to underrepresented students. In this talk, I draw on research in sociology, psychology and education to hypothesize why ... Read more about "Diversity in Computer Science"

Exhibitions

01APR
21AUG
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  Rolex Learning Center

La Bibliothèque de l’EPFL vous invite à prendre connaissance de sa sélection de livres anciens en visitant l’exposition « L’illustration: le frontispice et le portrait », présentée dans les vitrines de livres anciens du Rolex Learning Center jusqu’en août 2016. Cette exposition ne prétend pas à l’exhaustivité sur le sujet. Les pages de titre apparaissent ... Read more about "L'illustration: Le portrait et le frontispice"
28APR
25SEP
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  07:00-23:59 Rolex Learning Center

Artist Rudy Decelière put the murmuring of a river beneath the outside vault of the RLC. 851 mini speakers are linked together by weft yarns broadcasting the sound of water running. As an inverted river, this work suggests unnatural and unique sounds, inspired by a water-like motion spreading in space. After being in residence at ... Read more about "Courants continus - Rudy Decelière"
By Rudy Decelière, artiste
28MAY
27NOV
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  Isola della Certosa

Dans le cadre de la Biennale de Venise Two contrasting terms are joined to conjugate the traditional idea of metropolis (the center of a vast territory, hierarchically organized, dense, vertical, produced by polarization) with horizontality (the idea of a more diffuse, isotropic urban condition, where center and periphery blur). Beyond a simplistic center/periphery opposition, this ... Read more about "HORIZONTAL METROPOLIS - A RADICAL PROJECT"

Thesis defenses

28JUN
  17:00 CERN, Council Chamber, 1217 Meyrin GE

Thesis directors : Prof. L. Rivkin , Dr E. Chapochnikova Physics doctoral program. Thesis 7077 Read more about "Longitudinal intensity effects in the CERN Large Hadron Collider"
By Juan Federico ESTEBAN MÜLLER
28JUN
By Alexander Ronald HOYER
28JUN
Cancelled
By Reinhold RÖDEL

Sporting events

27JUN
10JUL
 

Just a little bit more to wait and the event will begin: starting from the 10th of June let’s get together to support our national football team for the European Football Championship in France. For the first time in Lausanne, it will be possible to have the pleasure to watch the matches of the Italian ... Read more about "TOGETHER FOR EURO 2016!!"

Miscellaneous

14JUN
28JUN
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  09:00-17:00 Room BI A2 468

This three-day workshop (14, 21 and 28 June) focuses on participants developing their teaching skills through intensive, practical exercises in learning-centred teaching. The workshop is targeted to doctoral assistants. Participation in French is possible. Read more about "ISW - Instructional Skills Workshop"
By Siara Isaac

Academic Calendar

20JUN
09JUL
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Summer session 1st year, Bachelor Cycle and Master Cycle examinations for all sections Read more about "Summer session examinations"

Internal trainings

01MAY
21SEP
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  Martigny

The International Create Challenge is a free of charge, 3-week (Aug 31 - Sep 21) immersive super accelerator program that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to drive their projects to a Minimum Viable Product. It is a unique program combining state-of-art technologies and cutting edge research, mentors-lead coaching, micro-seed investment and a star prize of more ... Read more about "International Create Challenge (ICC) - Registration Open"
02MAY
01MAY
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  10:30-12:00 BI A2 458

Découvrir et apprendre à utiliser le nouveau registre des signatures. Le premier lundi et le troisième lundi de chaque mois de 10h30 à 12h dans la salle BI A2 458. Read more about "Forum registre des signatures"
By Gestionnaire du registre des signatures
28JUN
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  08:30-12:00 MA B0 424

L'onglet Finance dans SESAME est l’outil de reporting du Service financier. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances d’une unité. Programme : Chemin d'accès à la connexion du portail Sesame, Navigateurs supportés, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Description détaillée du journal des écritures et de ses ... Read more about "Formation SESAME FINANCES"
By Anna Lucciarini

Deadline

22APR
15OCT
  Salle Polyvalente EPFL

The “Symposium Latsis EPFL 2016” on the topic “Multicellular organisms in microfluidic systems” will be held at the campus of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) on the shoreline of the beautiful Lac Léman, Lausanne, Switzerland. (November 14-16, 2016) Studies of living organisms like nematodes and invertebrate embryos in controlled spatio-temporal chemical environments on ... Read more about "REGISTRATION IS OPEN --> Symposium Latsis EPFL 2016 on “Multicellular organisms in microfluidic systems” "
By
Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas, Austin, USA
David Biron, Department ...