Conferences - Seminars

27FEB
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The study of the equations defining projective varieties, and the relations (i.e. syzygies) amongst them has an old and venerable history. First considered around 1850 in the work of Sylvester, the computation of syzygies has remains a central topic in algebra to this day. Much later on, it was realised that syzygies arise naturally in ... Read more about ""Syzygies of curves""
By Assistant Prof. Michael Kemeny (Stanford University)
27FEB
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By : David Steurer - Cornell University IC Faculty candidate Abstract : Non-convex and discrete optimization problems are at the heart of many algorithmic tasks that arise in machine learning and other computing applications. A promising approach to solve such problems is the sum-of-squares (SOS) meta-algorithm, which has been discovered multiple times across different disciplines ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : Quest for a unified theory of efficient optimization"
27FEB
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  13:15-14:15 MXF1

Access to model polymers (high degree of structural, compositional and molecular weight homogeneity) is necessary in order to elucidate the structure-property relationship, which is the key to improve polymer performance and design new materials. The synthesis of model polymers by anionic polymerization high vacuum techniques is demanding, time consuming and often leads to a small ... Read more about "Model Polymers: From Design to Properties and Applications"
By Prof. Nikos Hadjichristidis, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology ...
27FEB
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  14:00-15:00 SV 1717

Deep convolutional neural networks (DCNNs) have led to breakthrough results in numerous machine learning tasks, yet a comprehensive mathematical theory explaining this success seems distant. In this talk, we explain how the structure of DCNNs naturally leads to desirable invariance and deformation insensitivity properties for feature extraction and classification. We then establish formally that deep ... Read more about "Harmonic analysis of deep convolutional neural networks"
By Prof. Helmut Bölcskei - ETH Zürich - Communication Technology Laboratory
27FEB
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  14:15-15:15 CIB - BI A0 448

The study of vector bundles on algebraic varieties is a classical topic at the intersection of geometry and commutative algebra. In its algebraic form it is the study of finitely generated projective modules over commutative rings. There are many long-standing conjectures and open questions about algebraic vector bundles, such as: is every topological vector bundle ... Read more about ""Vector bundles on algebraic varieties""
By Dr. Marc Hoyois (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
27FEB
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  15:00-16:00 Campus Biotech H8 Auditorium

DISTINGUISHED LECTURES in NEUROPROSTHETICS Abstract: fNIRS is a recently developed brain imaging technique that uses near-infrared light to detect changes in oxygenated and de-oxygenated haemoglobin (HbO and HbR, respectively) in the outer layers of the cortex. Compared to fMRI, it has better temporal resolution and poorer spatial resolution, and compared to EEG is has better ... Read more about "Using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to understand deafness and brain plasticity"
By Prof. Colette McKay, The Bionics Institute of Australia.
27FEB
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  16:15-17:15 Auditoire CE1

Ferromagnetism is as old as the civilization, but it took the merging of Einstein theory of relativity and Quantum mechanics to provide its explanation. Exactly at a time where ferromagnetism and the spin of the electron were slowly but surely acquiring a smell of antiquity, spintronics was discovered and flourished - and still does - ... Read more about "From ferromagnetism to spintronics: attempt at a synthesis"
By Prof. Danilo Pescia, Laboratory for solid state physics, ETHZ
27FEB
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L’industrie de la construction en Suisse est face à un énorme challenge – celui de la numérisation des activités de la planification et l’exécution des ouvrages. Le futur dessine une nouvelle manière de travailler hautement interconnectée et collaborative, basé particulièrement sur les outils du Building Information Modeling. L’association « Bâtir digital Suisse » a été ... Read more about "Création du chapter Suisse romande de Bâtir digital Suisse"
By Prof. Bernd Domer, Prof. Benard Cache, Bernard Cherix
27FEB
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By Iñaki Abalos, architecte, Ábalos+Sentkiewicz, Madrid
28FEB
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  09:15-10:15 CIB - BI A0 448

Geometric group theory involves the study of groups as geometric objects, often via their (well-behaved) actions on (tractable) spaces, from which information about the group -- algebraic, geometric, algorithmic, etc. -- can be decocted. A major theme is that this method is particularly powerful when the spaces in question exhibit features of negative or nonpositive ... Read more about ""Generalised negative curvature and the geometry of groups""
By Dr. Mark Hagen (University of Cambridge)
28FEB
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  11:00-12:00 MED 2 1124 (Coviz2)

Graphene’s remarkable electronic properties arise from its peculiar electronic structure that is characterized by a linear dispersion around a band crossing point, forming the famous two-dimensional “Dirac cones”. In recent years, three-dimensional semi-metals have been discovered with 3D linear dispersions, forming the materials class of Weyl- and Dirac-semi-metals. Similarly, remarkable electronic properties such as the ... Read more about "Hunting Weyl Fermions in microstructured topological semi-metals"
By Dr. Philip Moll, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of ...
28FEB
  11:15-12:15 CIB - BI A0 448

The Zimmer Program is a collection of conjectures and questions regarding actions of lattices in higher-rank simple Lie groups on compact manifolds. For instance, it is conjectured that all non-trivial volume-preserving actions are built from algebraic examples using standard constructions. In particular, on manifolds whose dimension is below the dimension of all algebraic examples, Zimmer’s ... Read more about ""Lattice actions on manifolds and recent progress in the Zimmer program""
By L. E. Dickson Instructor Dr. Aaron Brown (University of Chicago)
28FEB
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  12:00-13:30 EPFL, ODY 4.03, VIP Room

"The division of networks and innovation" Résumé: Developing innovations often requires close collaboration between technologists and managers, who each in addition may call on their network connections to access information or influence decision-making. Exploiting a unique setting of R&D technologists and managers in a large multinational who are “partnered-up” in their pursuit of innovation, this ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Anne Ter Wal, Imperial College London"
28FEB
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  12:15-13:00 DIA005

Abstract: The presentation will give a detailed introduction into the technology behind the FemtoTools MEMS-based microforce sensors, covering the MEMS design, the fabrication and the readout of these sensors. Furthermore an introduction into the different micromechanical testing instruments of FemtoTools is given, outlining how these MEMS sensors are important for our competitive advantage In our ... Read more about "MEMS-Based Capacitive Microforce Sensing"
By Dr. Simon Muntwyler
28FEB
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: The islands of Japan are located on the hottest zone of the Ring of Fire, which is also called Circum-Pacific Belt where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. In addition, due to a monsoonal climate and summer typhoons, the islands of Japan receive quite a lot of rain which cause landslides, ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Prediction and Early-Warning System for Geo-hazard""
By Dr Hide Sakaguchi, Associate Executive Director, JAMSTEC (Japan Agency for ...
28FEB
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  13:30-14:30 MED 2 1124 (Coviz2)

The realization of new quantum effects in materials strongly depends on the discovery of compounds that can exhibit these effects. For example, although first predictions were made in the 70s, the field of topological insulators only really grew after topological materials were discovered that could be studied. In order to create new materials that exhibit ... Read more about "Guided Design of New Quantum Materials"
By Dr Leslie Schoop, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research ...
28FEB
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  14:15-15:15 CIB - BI A0 448

The transport equation describes the evolution of a distribution of particles moving along the flow of a prescribed smooth vector field. An accurate description of its solutions, even when the smoothness assumption is dropped, is motivated by several applications, among which the study of kinetic equations such as the Vlasov-Poisson system. Given a vector field ... Read more about ""The structure of transport equations and the Vlasov-Poisson system""
By Dr. Maria Colombo (ETHZ - ITS)
01MAR
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  08:30-09:30 MED 2 1124 (Coviz2)

Controlled spin-resolved transport is the holy grail of spintronics. A major breakthrough in condensed matter physics – the discovery of topological phases of matter (Nobel Prize in Physics 2016) – has opened perspectives to realize robust, spin-polarized transport on the surface of peculiar semiconductors, so called topological insulators (TIs). This phenomenon is intimately connected to ... Read more about "Topological Insulators: a New Playground for Spintronics"
By Dr Anna Isaeva, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
01MAR
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  09:15-10:15 CIB - BI A0 448

I will present in this talk some probabilistics model studied in physics, which are ill-posed from an analytic point of view due to a dramatic lack of regularity and where the classical tools of stochastic analysis fail to be applied. The aim of this talk is to present an approach to overcome this kind of ... Read more about ""Dynamic beyond criticality""
By Dr. Khalil Chouk (Technische Universität Berlin)
01MAR
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  11:00-12:00 MED 2 1124 (Coviz2)

Heterogeneous composites with intricate microstructures are widely spread in the natural world where they are needed to fulfil the specific functional demands imposed by their environment. Understanding the principles of the relationship between microstructure and properties has led to new conceptual designs for multifunctional composites. Additionally, strong mineral composites in living organisms or even dense ... Read more about "Advanced processing of inorganic materials: taking cues from natural materials"
By Dr Florian Bouville,  Complex Materials, ETH Zürich
01MAR
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  11:15-12:15 CIB - BI A0 448

We present a brief overview of the regularity theory for free boundaries in obstacle problems. We describe how a monotonicity formula of Almgren plays a central role in the study of the regularity of the free boundary in some of these problems. Finally, we explain new strategies which we have recently developed to deal with ... Read more about ""Regularity of free boundaries in obstacle problems""
By R. H. Bing Instructor Dr. Xavier Ros-Oton (University of Texas ...
01MAR
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  12:15-13:15 SV1717

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by compulsive behavior punctuated by anxiety-driven obsessive episodes. A genetic network based approach was utilized to construct a genetic landscape of human OCD related targets based on pathway (IPA; WebGestalt) and gene ontology analysis of 2 genome wide association studies (GWAS) of OCD which highlighted the role of 66 ... Read more about "BMI Seminar // Insulin signaling and compulsivity: a translational perspective"
By Jeffrey Glennon, Dept. of Cognitive Neuroscience, Donders Institute, Radboud University ...
01MAR
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Abstract With Intel’s $17.6B acquisition of Altera and the deployment of FPGAs in major cloud service providers including Microsoft, Amazon, and IBM, we are entering a new era of customized computing. In future architectures and systems, it is anticipated that there will be a sea of heterogeneous accelerators customized for important application domains, such as ... Read more about "Towards Accelerator-Rich Architectures and Systems"
By Dr Zhenman Fang, University of California Los Angeles
01MAR
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  14:15-15:15 CIB - BI A0 448

The Hard Lefschetz Theorem's importance extends far beyond algebraic geometry. In particular, many deceptively simple combinatorial conjectures seem depend on this mysterious theorem, but are only known to be true if the associated varieties satisfy the Lefschetz theorem by virtue of the Kaehler package. For instance, Gruenbaum conjectured that for any simplicial d-complex X embedded ... Read more about ""Beyond positivity""
By Dr. Karim Adiprasito (Hebrew University Jerusalem)
01MAR
  15:30-16:30 CH B3 31

Abstract: We show that the (twisted) derived category recognizes the three types of Enriques surfaces in characteristic 2. Read more about "(Twisted) Derived category of Enriques Surfaces in characteristic 2"
By Sofia Tirabassi (University of Bergen)
02MAR
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  08:30-09:30 MED 2 1124 (Coviz2)

BiFeO3 is a one of the very few room-temperature multiferroic materials [1]. Its rediscovery fourteen years ago was initially motivated by a possible application in electric-field controlled spintronics devices. Other important properties of BiFeO3 are its remarkable spontaneous polarization of 100 µC/cm² in the <111> pseudocubic direction, high Curie temperature of 1100 K and cycloidal ... Read more about "BiFeO3 for electronics, magnonics, photonics and beyond"
By Dr Manuel Bibes, Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS/Thales, Palaiseau ...
02MAR
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  10:00-10:30 SwissTech Convention Center

The value that an invention can create is largely dependent on the market that it seeks to address. In this talk, Marc Gruber will discuss which market opportunities inventors typically identify, which ones they systematically overlook, and how they can get a better overview of their opportunity landscape. The talk will finish with 10 minutes ... Read more about "Identifying Valuable Market Opportunities in Innovation"
By Marc Gruber - Vice-président pour l'Innovation à l'EPFL
02MAR
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  10:00-11:00 SwissTech Convention Center

There is a broad range of services for growth-oriented start-ups and SMEs looking to reach the market with their innovation, develop and finance an innovative idea further and exploit their research. This workshop held during the STIL, Salon des Technologies et de l'Innovation de Lausanne, will provide short and practical information about funding opportunities for ... Read more about "International Opportunities and H2020 funding for Swiss Start-ups and SMEs"
02MAR
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  10:15-11:15 CIB - BI A0 448

The theory of complex multiplication (CM theory) has found numerous applications in both modern number theory, arithmetic geometry and mathematical cryptology. In this talk, I will give a basic background on the BSD conjecture and outline the main ideas of the recent proof of the conjectural formula for elliptic curves of analytic rank 1. I ... Read more about ""CM-theoretic Aspects of the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture and Curve-Based Cryptography""
By Prof. Dimitar Jetchev (EPFL)
02MAR
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By : Carsten Eickhoff - ETH Zurich IC Faculty candidate Abstract : Clinical research has never been more active and diverse than it is at this moment. Research efforts span national and cultural borders and broad online dissemination makes insights available at a global scale with ever decreasing latency. In the face of these developments, ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : Clinical Text Understanding and Decision Support"
02MAR
  10:30-11:00 SwissTech Convention Center

Find out first-hand how young entrepreneurs and people interested in setting up their own business can benefit from the CTI’s professional start-up coaching and wide range of courses. The talk will finish with 10 minutes of Q&A. In order to register, follow the link: https://goo.gl/forms/Ssj94Yqn7j8ikgcb2 Read more about "Support for start-ups and people interested in setting up a business"
By Marco Ruedi - CTI
02MAR
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  11:00-12:00 MED 2 1124 (Coviz2)

Breaking out of the common composition space to discover new chemistries is a difficult challenge in all materials disciplines, and many of the most notable materials classes under investigation today were discovered fortuitously. Experimental efforts often gravitate toward incrementally improving known chemistries through chemical substitution, doping, microstructure engineering, etc., as these efforts are more likely ... Read more about "Data-driven approaches to new thermoelectric material discovery"
By Dr Michael Gaultois, University of Cambridge Department of Chemistry, U ...
02MAR
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  11:15-11:45 SwissTech Convention Center

This conference will deal with the restoration of natural sense of touch for persons using prosthetic limbs. The talk will finish with 10minutes of Q&A. In order to register, follow the link: Read more about "WiseSkin for tactile prosthetics"
By Elena Daskalaki - CSEM
02MAR
  11:15-12:00 SwissTech Convention Center

This conference will deal with the main aspects of nuclear energy innovation. A brief discussion about future perspectives will take place afterwards. The talk will finish with 10 minutes of Q&A. In order to register, follow the link: https://goo.gl/forms/rsrYXaBRJXHWs6A33 Read more about "Is there a tomorrow for nuclear energy?"
By Energy BPT
02MAR
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  12:15-12:45 SwissTech Convention Center

How to help corporations strive towards aligning with SDGs? The importance of purpose: How to bring purpose at work and create a community of people and organizations aiming to have a positive and lasting impact on the world? How to create a large community of changemakers (create scale)Beyond crowdfunding? The talk will finish with 10 ... Read more about "Beyond Crowfunding"
By Patrick Vieljeux - Causedirect
02MAR
  12:30-14:00 SwissTech Convention Center

Testimonials of 2 successful startup founders who pushed their robotics projects out of Switzerland. The talk will finish with a Q&A session. In order to register, follow the link: https://goo.gl/forms/UPUyQbn67FprY2ii2 Read more about "Swiss robotics going global"
By National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics
02MAR
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  13:00-13:30 SwissTech Convention Center

Energy harvesting solution based on PV for the distributed endpoints of the Internet of Things and wearable devices. The talk will finish with 10 minutes of Q&A. In order to register, follow the link: https://goo.gl/forms/D8TzrU3Ex3ewKe7P2 Read more about "Autonomy for wearables and IoT endpoints"
By Julien Bailat - CSEM
02MAR
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  13:45-14:15 SwissTech Convention Center

Globalization and rapid changes associated with Digital Business Transformation (DBT) have altered the landscape of the business environment. In this changing paradigm of business operations, companies need a management model that assists with effective decision making. Talk will finish with 10 minutes of Q&A. In order to register, follow the link: https://goo.gl/forms/kV6qyFUk8xwE8aGC3 Read more about "How to make efficient decision in the era of Big Data"
By Sylvain Felix - Smartcockpit
02MAR
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  14:15 ME D2 1124

Abstract The future is autonomous and cyber-physical systems will play a critical role in it. With their imminent integration and deployment into safety- and security-critical applications such as transportation, healthcare, and energy, it is important to ensure the resilience of these systems to attacks. Cyber-physical systems are a conglomeration of a variety of physical sensing, ... Read more about "Securing Next-generation Autonomous Cyber-physical Systems"
By Dr Aanjhan Ranganathan, ETH Zürich
02MAR
  14:30-15:00 SwissTech Convention Center

Founded in 2015, Advanon is the leading platform for SME financing in Switzerland and was recently awarded second best newcomer in the top 100 Swiss Startups. The FinTech startup recently raised CHF 13.5 million in equity and debt for the growth of its platform. Learn more about challenges that young companies meet on a daily ... Read more about "You want to start a business or work for a start-up - think twice"
By Daniel Abebe - Advanon
02MAR
  14:30-15:30 SwissTech Convention Center

The talk will finish with 20 minutes of Q&A. Read more about "Let's dream of a Lemanic Valley"
By David Delmi - Hardah
02MAR
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  15:00-16:30 EPFL, ODY 4.03, VIP Room

"Towards a theory of Business Ecosystems" Abstract Given the recent surge of interest in “ecosystems” (often based on “platforms”) in strategy research, we critically investigate this literature. We consider the various conceptualizations, their common ground, and their contrasts. We examine the structure of relationships between ecosystem participants, and the degree of mutual adaptation, shape ecosystem ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Michael Jacobides, London Business School"
02MAR
By Luc Henry - Hackuarium 
02MAR
  15:15-16:15 CO 015

Vinogradov in 1937 proved the ternary version of the Goldbach conjecture, that every large odd integer can be written as a sum of three primes. In this talk, I will start with a historical account on some related problems and the underlying methods, and then describe a few new results related to the ternary Goldbach ... Read more about "Around Vinogradov's theorem"
By Fernando Shao (University of Oxford)
02MAR
By Darja Dubravcic, EPFL Bioinspired Projects Coordinator
02MAR
By Hervé Lebret - Innogrant
02MAR
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  16:00-17:00 Zeuzier

ChE-602 - Recent Events in Energy seminar series The current state-of-the-art material modeling tools allow for accurate in silico prediction of materials properties, and to some extent also prediction of material structures. However, these tools do not typically provide capability to discover structures with the desired properties nor they do guide experimental efforts to synthesize ... Read more about "Computational and Data-driven Discovery of Materials"
By Dr. Maciej Haranczyk
IMDEA Materials Institute, Madrid, Spain
02MAR
  16:45-17:15 SwissTech Convention Center

Immersion in virtual reality is challenging the multisensory brain mechanisms underlying the integration of bodily signals that are building up the experience of perceiving the world from an embodied perspective. Recent progress in cognitive neuroscience of bodily self-consciousness were based on the ability of technology to manipulate these mechanisms; what I propose to explore is ... Read more about "Cognitive mechanisms behind presence and embodiment in virtual reality"
By Bruno Herbelin - CNP
02MAR
  17:30-18:00 SwissTech Convention Center

Alex co-founded TIND, a CERN spin-off, during his studies in 2013 — without having any prior startup or industry experience. TIND has since grown to become a global player with sales in 10 countries and prestigious customers like the United Nations, Caltech and UNESCO. The talk will be about the story of TIND as well ... Read more about "Dare to dream big: starting a high-tech startup as a student"
By Alexander Nietzold - Tind
03MAR
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  08:30-09:30 MED 2 1124 (Coviz2)

Ionic crystals play a crucial role in nearly every field of material science, ranging from well-established functional materials to highly exotic, cutting-edge research materials. In ionic crystals, bonding between the (inter)metallic atoms and ions, such as oxygen or nitrogen, gives rise to interactions which then manifest new and interesting behaviors. Control over the ion distribution ... Read more about "Controlling materials at the nanoscale with ion migration"
By Dr Dustin Gilbert, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg ...
03MAR
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  10:15-11:15 ME C2 405

It is well-known that primal first order algorithms achieve sublinear (linear) convergence for smooth convex (smooth strongly convex) constrained minimization. However, these methods encounter numerical difficulties when the primal feasible set is complicated, since they require exact projection onto this set. Algorithmic alternatives to convex problems with complicated feasible set are the dual first order ... Read more about "On the convergence of inexact projection primal first order methods for convex minimization"
By Ion Necoara, University Politehnica Bucharest, Romania
03MAR
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

We analyse a one-period general equilibrium asset pricing model with standard corporate finance frictions (cash-diversion). Incentive compatibility constraints imply that the market is endogenous incomplete. They also induce endogenous segmentation, as different types of investors hold different assets in equilibrium, and co-movements in asset prices. Equilibrium expected excess returns reflect two premia: a risk premium, ... Read more about "Incentive Constrained Risk Sharing, Segmentation, and Asset Pricing"
By Johan HOMBERT (HEC Paris)
03MAR
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By Professor Randall S. Johnson Ph.D., Department of Physiology, Development ...
03MAR
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  12:15-13:15 GCB330

The rapid growth of e-commerce has caused a significant increase in the volume that passes through the parcel delivery industry. Recent advances in the mobile computing technology created new opportunities to redesign the delivery process to make it more efficient and sustainable. Our idea is to utilize the journeys that regular people are making with ... Read more about "A crowdsourced physical internet for small parcels delivery"
By Dr Tal Raviv, Tenured senior Lecturer Industrial Engineering Dept, Iby ...
06MAR
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  10:15-11:30 BC 420

By : Rustan Leino - Microsoft Research IC Faculty candidate Abstract : There will always be computer programs whose behavior doesn't have to meet any particular expectations. But there is an increasing number of computer systems whose correct functioning affects our society: vehicular operations, secure transactions in web browsers, storage of medical information, digital currencies, ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : Directions to and for verified software"
06MAR
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  13:15-14:15 MXF1

The boundary between metal and insulator remains a fruitful source of emergent phenomena in materials, ranging from oxides, to cold atoms. Typically the insulating side of this boundary is occupied by an electronic crystal (though often disordered), and at higher temperatures a polaronic liquid or bad metal. While the paradigm Hamiltonian for this transition involves ... Read more about "Interplay of charge and structure in transition metal oxides"
By Prof. Peter B. Littlewood, University of Chicago, USA
06MAR
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By Mario PENDE Institut Necker, Paris, France
06MAR
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  16:15-17:15 Auditoire CE1

Macroscopic phase coherence is one of the most remarkable manifestations of quantum mechanics, yet it seems to be the inevitable ground state of interacting many-body systems. In the last two decades, the familiar examples of superfluid He and conventional superconductors have been joined by exotic and high temperature superconductors, ultra-cold atomic gases, both bosonic and ... Read more about "Bose Condensation of Polaritons: A superfluid of light"
By Prof. Peter Littlewood, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago and ...
06MAR
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  17:30-20:00 EPFL, ODY

The International Institute for the Management of Logistics (IML), in collaboration with the Université Laval, GS1 Suisse & the company IPROS, organizes a exceptional event: « Digital transformation : what consequences for SMEs / SMIs » Each conference will be in bilingual (talk in French or English, slides in English or French) The event will ... Read more about "Digital transformation : what consequences for SMEs / SMIs"
By Philippe Wieser, Diane Poulin, Yan Cimon, Remy Glardon, Christos Tsagkalidis ...
07MAR
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  11:00-12:00 SV 1717

EPFL IMT Distinguished Lecture Series Abstract: In this talk, we describe the principle of operation of self-mixing interferometer, a new coherent configuration for the measurement of dimensional and kinematic quantities such as: displacement, distance, vibration amplitude, thickness, angle, and curvature, and also physical quantities like: coupling factors, line width, alfa-factor, and index of refraction. In ... Read more about "Self-Mixing Interferometry: a Universal Yardstick to Measure Almost Everything"
07MAR
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  12:15-13:00 DIA005

Abstract: The trend towards integration of microsensors in a broad variety of devices and contexts is flourishing. This trend results in abundant product innovations striving for superior energy efficiency, enhanced comfort and ubiquitous networks. Many of these innovations are dominantly triggered by progress in sensor miniaturization. In particular monolithic sensor systems comprising the sensor element ... Read more about "Smart microsensor systems for sensors solutions in a future world"
By Dr. Markus Graf
07MAR
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: An overview is presented of high-resolution temperature observations above underwater topography in the deep, stably stratified ocean. The Eulerian mooring technique is used to monitor temperature variations by typically 100 sensors distributed over lines between 40 and 400 m long. The independent sensors sample at a rate of 1 Hz for up to one ... Read more about "EESS talk on "High-resolution observations of internal wave induced turbulence in the deep ocean""
By Dr Hans Van Haren, Senior scientist, Ocean Systems Sciences (OCS ...
07MAR
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  17:00-20:00 EPFL BC420

In nature, matter gives rise to existence. So what materials does nature use to make surfaces sensitive to light, to make structures that are lightweight but support heavy loads, to create membranes that prevent evaporation, to make structures that can break the toughest material without breaking itself? Even more puzzling is the question of how ... Read more about "Bioinspired Materials - Technology Apero"
By A wide range of experts in the domain
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Andre ...
08MAR
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  09:30-10:30 BC410

by Rustan Leino Abstract An SMT solver takes first-order formulas as input and provides impressive automation. But what if the problem at hand goes beyond first order? The Dafny program verifier provides well-founded functions, inductive proofs, and predicates defined as least and greatest fixpoints. It encodes properties of these into first-order logic in such a ... Read more about "Well-founded functions, induction, and extreme predicates in an SMT-based verifier"
08MAR
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  11:00-12:00 BC410

by Dr. Sergio Giro Abstract In the verification of systems that involve probabilities, it is crucial to study qualitative properties concerning the probability of certain events as, for instance, 'the probability that a failure occurs is less that 0.01'. In case the system under consideration is distributed, each of the components of the system might ... Read more about "Verification of distributed probabilistic systems under partial information"
08MAR
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  14:00-15:00 BC410

by Nikolaj Bjorner Abstract Many program verification, analysis, testing and synthesis queries reduce to solving satisfiability of logical formulas. Yet, there are several applications where satisfiability, and optionally a model or a proof, is insufficient. Examples of useful additional information include interpolants, models that satisfy optimality criteria, generating strategies for solving quantified formulas, enumerating and ... Read more about "Programming Constraint Services with Z3"
08MAR
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  15:30-16:30 CO 2

Deep convolutional networks provide state of the art classifications and regressions results over many high-dimensional problems including image, audio and bio-medical signal recognition, with spectacular results. They are able to approximate high-dimensional functionals without suffering from the curse of dimensionality. We shall review their architecture and concentrate on the analysis of their mathematical properties, which ... Read more about "Journée de Rham 2017 : Mathematical Mysteries of Deep Networks"
By Stéphane Mallat, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
08MAR
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  15:30-16:30 BC410

by Philipp Ruemmer Abstract Heuristics for discovering predicates for abstraction are an essential part of CEGAR-based software model checkers or Horn solvers. Picking the right predicates affects the runtime of a model checker, or determines if a model checker is able to solve a verification task at all. This talk will summarise some of our ... Read more about "The Quest for Systematic Predicate Abstraction"
08MAR
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  16:15-17:15 MXF1

A prominent focus of molecular science has been the understanding and design of functional molecules and materials. This brings about new challenges for theoretical chemistry. As the electron correlation problem prevails, we are faced with the necessity to obtain theoretical results of predictable accuracy for molecules of increasing size and number. Moreover, the molecular composition, ... Read more about "Interactive and Automated Exploration of Reaction Mechanisms"
By Prof. Markus Reiher, ETH Zurich
08MAR
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  16:30-17:30 BC410

by Bruno Marnette Abstract Numerous extensions of the Datalog language have been introduced to address the lack of expressive power of traditional Datalog. In particular, equality constraints and value invention have proven convenient in the context Data Exchange and DL-like reasoning. Adding such constraints to the Datalog language however leads to intractability, and a great ... Read more about "On the Real Expressive Power of Datalog Extensions"
08MAR
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  17:15-18:15 CO 2

This talk concerns a naive model of bicycle motion: a bicycle is a segment of fixed length that can move so that the velocity of the rear end is always aligned with the segment. Surprisingly, this simple model is quite rich. Here is a sampler of the problems that I plan to discuss. 1) The ... Read more about "Journée de Rham 2017 : Flavors of bicycle mathematics"
By Prof. Sergei Tabachnikov, Pennsylvania State University
09MAR
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The INTERREG project "IGNITION: Ingénierie & Innovation" presents the SMYLE Workshop on Energy, a collaboration between EPFL and FEMTO-ST The program is available here. Registration must be completed before the 3rd March, 2017. Read more about "Energy - SMYLE Workshop"
By A wide range of experts in the domain
Speakers: Prof ...
09MAR
  09:00-17:00 MC A1 272

EPFL MICROCITY, rue de la Maladière 71B, Grand Auditoire A1 272 The INTERREG project "IGNITION: Ingénierie & Innovation" presents the SMYLE Workshop on Energy, a collaboration between EPFL and FEMTO-ST Read more about "“Energy” SMYLE Workshop EPFL & FEMTO-ST"
By A wide range of experts in the domain
Speakers: Prof ...
09MAR
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By: Kevin Jamieson - UC Berkeley IC Faculty candidate Abstract : In many applications, data-driven discovery is limited by the rate of data collection: the skilled labor it takes to operate a pipette, the time to execute a long-running physics simulation, the patience of an infant to remain still in an MRI, or the cost ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : Efficient scalable algorithms for adaptive data collection"
09MAR
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ChE-602 - Recent Events in Energy seminar series Since all-vanadium redox flow batteries offer the possibility to realize a cheap capacity storage in the range of hours, this technology offers a great potential to be used as such a district or village storage in the power range of single-digit MW. The objective of the large-scale ... Read more about "Project RedoxWind – development of a stationary all-vanadium redox flow storage"
By Dr. Peter Fischer
Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT)
Applied ...
09MAR
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  18:15-20:00 CO1

Les Irrotationnels reviennent en 2017 pour une soirée-conférence exceptionnelle d'astrophysique, le jeudi 9 mars à 18h15 en CO1. Cette soirée est ​ouverte à tous et présentée par Michel Mayor et Laurent Eyer de l'Observatoire de Genève. Un petit mot sur les conférenciers et leur sujet de présentation : - Michel Mayor : Illustre astrophysicien, découvreur ... Read more about "AstroNight avec Michel Mayor et Laurent Eyer"
By Michel Mayor, Laurent Eyer
10MAR
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  09:00-17:15 SV1717

ONE-DAY RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZED JOINTLY BY EPFL AND TOKYO MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY (TMDU) 09:00 welcome, opening words 09.05 Diego Ghezzi (EPFL) Organic Neuroprostheses for Vision Restoration 09.35 Yuji Miyahara (TMDU) Detection of Biomolecular Recognition and Cell Functions using Bio-Transistors 10.05 Carlotta Guiducci (EPFL) Integrated Electrical Sensing for High-Throughput Bioanalytics 10.35 coffee break 11.00 Nobuhiko ... Read more about "BMBE2017 - BIOMATERIALS and BIOELECTRONICS Symposium"
By Six guest speakers from TMDU, six speakers from EPFL (more ...
10MAR
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By Gregor MATVOS (Chicago Booth)
10MAR
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  12:15-13:00 Auditorium CE 2

We are now beyond the tipping point of a global energy transition. For the energy sector unprecedented speed of change poses a wide range of challenges for producers, utilities, policy makers and the involved financial sector. The energy sector is facing continuously evolving frontiers. Changing market dynamics, constantly evolving innovation and technology options, new business ... Read more about "The new energy realities - Navigating the triple transition"
By Prof. Christoph Frei
CEO and Secretary General of the World ...
10MAR
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10 March 2017: event “The NeighborHub in process” Visit the construction site, from 15h30 till 17h, at the smart living lab, Halle bleue, site de blueFACTORY. Website: www.swiss-living-challenge.ch/en/events Read more about "Visit the Solar Decathlon NeighborHub under construction"
13MAR
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By : Carmela Troncoso - IMDEA Software Institute IC Faculty candidate Abstract : The privacy concerns stemming from the pervasiveness of on-line services and mobile devices in our daily lives has put Privacy Technologies in the spotlight. Yet, despite the many years of research on these technologies it is still not well understood how design ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : The Systematic Design of Privacy Technologies"
13MAR
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING(sandwiches served)Abstract: To be communicated.Bio: Mehmet Toner is Professor of Surgery (Biomedical Engineering) at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and is the founding director of the NIH BioMEMS Resource Center. Dr. Toner was born in Istanbul, Turkey in July 1958. Dr. Toner received a Bachelor of Science degree from ... Read more about "Title to be announced"
By Prof. Mehmet Toner, MD, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge ...
13MAR
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Electrochemical energy devices require materials which conduct charges, catalyze reactions at the interfaces and are stable under operating conditions. Multicomponent nanomaterials, wherein the different parts synergistically function together, are ideal candidates to satisfy such a demand for complexity, thus enabling technological progress in many applications. Our laboratory uses colloidal chemistry to tailor-make highly tunable hybrid ... Read more about "Colloidal chemistry to build materials-by-design for energy applications"
By Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti, EPFL
13MAR
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  13:30-14:30 SV 1717

SEMINAR SERIES: Trends in Physiology and Metabolism (Bio-682) Read more about "Regulation of adipose tissue plasticity"
By Christian WOLFRUM ETH Zürich, Switzerland
13MAR
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By Hans Kollhoff, architecte, Kollhoff Architekten, Berlin
14MAR
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Future intelligent mechanical, aerospace and civil structural systems will be able to “feel”, “think”, and “react” in real time based on high-resolution state-sensing, awareness, and self-diagnostic capabilities. They will be able to sense and observe phenomena at unprecedented length and time scales allowing for superior performance and adaptability, increased safety and resilience, optimal control, reduced ... Read more about "Towards Future Intelligent Structural Systems via Bio-inspired State-sensing and Awareness"
By Dr. Fotis Kopsaftopoulos, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University ...
14MAR
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: Viruses are the most abundant entities in aquatic ecosystems and play important roles in the nature, such as contributing to the global biogeochemical cycles or promoting gene transfer between organisms and species. A small fraction of the viruses present in water are instead capable of infecting human species and represent major source of disease ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Viruses as pollutants of aquatic ecosystems: on the edge of die-off and survival""
By Dr Anna Carratalà Ripolles, scientist, LCE (Environmental Chemistry Laboratory), ENAC ...
14MAR
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The haptic (touch) sensations felt when interacting with the physical world create a rich and varied impression of objects and their environment. Humans are capable of gathering a significant amount of information through touch with their environment, allowing them to assess object properties and qualities, dexterously handle objects, and communicate social cues and emotions. Humans ... Read more about "Realistic and Intuitive Haptic Feedback for Communication in Virtual and Real-World Environments"
By Dr. Heather Culbertson, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Stanford University - USA
15MAR
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Additive manufacturing could significantly improve medical and wearable devices through individual customization, yet improved materials and processes are needed to realize this potential. I will discuss two novel additive techniques in which an understanding of the molecular and macroscale process properties enables significant enhancement of product mechanics and other functionality. To begin, I will describe ... Read more about "Engineering Additive Manufacturing Processes Across Length Scales for Future Medical and Wearable Devices"
By Dr. Sebastian Pattinson, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of ...
15MAR
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  14:15-15:15 ME B1 B10

Soft robots are constructed from compliant materials, resulting in machines that can safely interact with the natural environments. Given their inherent compliance, they are particularly suitable for exploring and interacting with unstructured environments, and manipulating soft, delicate, and irregular objects. These properties make soft robots particularly promising for biomedical applications, such as wearable and medical ... Read more about "Soft robots for delicate and effective interactions with humans: multi-scale soft biomedical robots"
By Dr. Tommaso Ranzani, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard ...
15MAR
  17:15-19:30 GC C330

Cette réunion se fera en présence de la Direction EPFL qui souhaite rencontrer les professeurs et MERs de la Faculté ENAC. Read more about "Conférence des Professeurs et MERs ENAC mars 2017"
By Doyenne Prof. Marilyne Andersen, Président Prof. Martin Vetterli, autres membres ...
16MAR
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A networking event between research labs from STI and industry. The event will allow industrial partners to learn about the state of the art of research in the different institutes, to meet professors, to introduce themselves to students and to be informed about the various financing tools of the Commission of Technology and Innovation (CTI). ... Read more about "STI Industry Day"
By A wide range of STI faculty members
Speakers: Mario Paolone ...
16MAR
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Design methods are essential for engineering products from scientific principles, especially in healthcare where biomechanical complexity often makes product development challenging. Here, computational and human-centered design methods are developed for motor protein nanotechnologies and 3D printed tissue scaffolds. Agent-based motor protein simulations are developed and validated with wet-lab studies. Simulations demonstrate that complex nonlinear behavior ... Read more about "Computational and human-centered design for complex biomechanical systems and 3D printed structures"
By Dr. Paul Egan, Laboratory of Orthopaedic Technology, ETHZ
16MAR
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  10:15-11:15 ME C2 405

Many problems of interest in systems and control can be formulated in the framework of convex optimization by using convex relaxation techniques. A well-known example is the use of the l_1-norm as a substitute for the so-called l_0-norm in order to enhance sparseness in a parameter vector. We will discuss how to use the l_1- ... Read more about "Convex relaxation techniques and model predictive control for autonomous driving of heavy trucks"
By Bo Wahlberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Bio: I ...
16MAR
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  10:30-11:30 AI 1153

Within mitochondria, the biogenesis of the respiratory chain complexes (I to IV), is a highly coordinated process. Cox2 is a mitochondrial-encoded central subunit of the complex IV. Using yeast as a model system, we find that the ribosome receptor Mba1 forms a ribosomes-nascent chain complex with ribosome translating Cox2 and the Cox2 chaperone Cox20. We ... Read more about "New insights into mitochondrial Cox2 biogenesis"
By Isotta Lorenzi, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany
16MAR
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A broad spectrum of applications, such as power systems operation, manufacturing, anomaly detection and security, can be viewed as decision-making problems in uncertain and dynamic environments. This class of problems is naturally formulated in an optimization framework whose exact solution is often intractable. In this seminar, we consider tractable randomized counterparts of these programs. We ... Read more about "From Data to Decisions in Large Scale Dynamical Systems"
By Dr. Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani, Assistant Professor, Delft University of Technology
17MAR
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Food intake is a highly complex behavior controlled by a series of neural circuits containing specialized neuronal cell types. Proopiomelanocortin (POMC)-expressing neurons of the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus play a major role in the regulation of energy balance and are therapeutic target for the treatment of obesity. POMC neurons are classically considered as key drivers of ... Read more about "mTORC1 signaling orchestrates bimodal control of food intake by hypothalamic POMC neurons"
By Dr. Daniela Cota Group "Energy Balance and Obesity", INSERM U1215 ...
17MAR
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  12:00-13:30 EPFL, ODY 4.03, VIP Room

"Persistence of growth revisited: An Exploratory Analysis on US Large Corporations" Going back to Penrose (1959), scholars have been interested in the sources of firm growth. Indeed, this is a topic that is not only of deep scholarly interest, but also pervades the minds of practitioners. Yet, despite numerous quantitative studies (for a review, see ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Marco Grazzi, University of Bologna"
17MAR
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Sediment replenishment (or gravel augmentation) is becoming a popular restoration measure in rivers affected by a sediment deficit and paved, notably in the Alps and their surroundings. The aim of this talk is to introduce a few examples where this measure has been experimented focusing on feedbacks to learn from these experiences and promote adaptive ... Read more about "Sediment replenishment : a few feedbacks on implementation and monitoring issues"
By Prof. Dr M. Hervé Piégay, Géographe, CNRS - National Centre of ...
20MAR
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By : Aurojit Panda - UC Berkeley IC Faculty candidate Abstract : Modern networks do far more than just deliver packets, and provide network functions -- including firewalls, caches, and WAN optimizers — that are crucial for scaling networks, ensuring security and enabling new applications. Network functions were traditionally implemented using dedicated hardware middleboxes, but ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : A New Approach to Network Functions"
20MAR
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Carbon materials – highly porous, partially graphitic, and hetero-doped – are rising electrodes in electrochemical devices for energy storage. This is a curious twist of history: for many millennia carbon was mostly a low-value energy source, only good for burning up. These days, we find carbon electrodes in power sources as diverse as batteries, fuel ... Read more about "Rational design of microstructure, composition, and electrocatalysis in carbon materials"
By Dr. David Eisenberg, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology
20MAR
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By Bart STAELS Institut Pasteur de Lille, France
21MAR
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The organismal stress response is an integrated physiological and behavioral response to actual or perceived threat to homeostasis. The brain plays a central role in orchestrating these stress responses via many interacting circuits in the forebrain, hypothalamus and brainstem. This seminar will discuss prominent hypothalamic mechanisms that integrate distinct brainstem monosynaptic inputs required for the ... Read more about "Cortical and subcortical mechanisms of stress adaptation and pathology"
By Sriparna Ghosal  Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, Yale University School ...
21MAR
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Abstract: Stream metabolism describes the amount of carbon produced and turned over at the ecosystem level. Both ecosystem respiration (ER) and gross primary production (GPP) are driven by a number of controlling variables, including water temperature and hydrology. Using continuous measurements of ecosystem metabolism, I will discuss the patterns and processes of ecosystem metabolism across ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Ecosystem metabolism and carbon fluxes in a sub-alpine stream network""
By Dr Amber Ulseth, SBER Short biography:
Amber J. Ulseth is ...
23MAR
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ChE-602 - Recent Events in Energy seminar series Hydrogen is recognized as a potential and extremely interesting energy carrier, which can facilitate efficient utilization of unevenly distributed renewable energy. Furthermore, hydrogen has an extremely interesting chemistry and form compounds with most elements in the periodic table and with a variety of different types of bonds. ... Read more about "Multi-functional energy storage materials"
By Prof. Torben R. Jensen
Department of Chemistry
Aarhus University, Denmark    
23MAR
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The FSRM - Instant-Lab horological colloquiums alternatively focus on the measure of time, horological craftsmanship and the watch industry. They allow the watchmaking and academic communities to meet at presentations by distinguished personalities in each of these universes. The talks are also destined for young people, university students and the general public. With a background ... Read more about "1st FSRM - Instant-Lab horological colloquium"
By François Junod, Automatier - Sculpteur
23MAR
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In the postgenomic era, one expects the suite of chemical players in a brain region to be known and their functions uncovered. However, many cell-to-cell signaling molecules remain poorly characterized and for those that are known, their localization and dynamics are oftentimes unknown. A suite of small-scale measurement approaches are described that allow the investigation ... Read more about "The chemical characterization of the brain: from new measurement tools to new neurochemical insights"
By Jonathan V. Sweedler, University of Illinois, USA
24MAR
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By Aydogan ALTI (University of Texas)
27MAR
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING(sandwiches served)Abstract: To be communicatedBio: Post-doc (1996) University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada; D.H. Boal and E.A. Evans, advisers; Fellow in Statistical Biophysics Ph.D. (1993) University of California, Berkeley, and University of California, San Francisco, California; N. Mohandas, adviser; Thesis in Cell Membrane Biophysics B.S. Highest ... Read more about "From Nano to 'Self' and Making Macrophages Eat Cancer: Engorge, Accumulate, and Differentiate"
By Prof. Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (USA)
27MAR
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Droplet microfluidics, in which micro-droplets serve as individual reactors, has enabled a range of high-throughput biochemical processes. Although the physics of single drops has been studied extensively, the flow of crowded drops or concentrated emulsions—where droplet volume fraction exceeds ~80%—is relatively unexplored in microfluidics. Ability to leverage concentrated emulsions is critical for further increasing the ... Read more about "Order and CHAOS*: collective behavior of crowded drops in microfluidic systems"
By Prof. Sindy Tang, Standford University, USA
28MAR
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Abstract: MEMS mirror have been developed since the early 90’s, originally for telecom-switching application, but also in parallel for scanning-based laser projection systems with the great benefit of providing a projected image with very large color gamut, always-in-focus, ultra-small and low power. Lemoptix, a spin-off from the EPFL Micro-Systems laboratory was one of the pioneer ... Read more about "Laser-MEMS scanning mirror for ultra-miniature video projection"
By Dr. Nicolas Abelé

Cultural events

22FEB
31MAY
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L'association d'étudiants ArchiTango propose des Cours gratuits d'Initiation au Tango aux étudiants de l'EPFL et de l'UNIL. Quand: Tous les mercredis de 19h à 20h. Où: EPFL, Polydôme (PO 01) Pour s'inscrire, envoyer un email à francisco.pinto@epfl.ch. Read more about "Cours gratuits d'Initiation au Tango"
07MAR
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The bandoneon is a wind musical instrument with a keyboard, considered as a free reed instrument. Coming from Germany, it is first destined to play folkloric songs in central Europe. It is only at the end of the 19th century that the bandoneon reaches Argentina. The instrument then becomes the emblem of tango. Michael Zisman ... Read more about "Michael Zisman - introduction to the bandoneon"
By Michael Zisman
08MAR
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  19:10-23:50 EPFL, INM 202

Ouvertes à tous, les Nocturnes proposées par JDR-Poly sont de nouveau de la partie! L'association de jeu de rôle de l'EPFL le plaisir de vous convier à l'une de ses soirées d'initiation, ouvertes à tous. Que vous soyez un débutant, un vétéran ou même un maître du jeu, nous serons heureux de vous accueillir en ... Read more about "Nocturne de JDR-Poly"
09MAR
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Le Banane Comedy Club est un festival estudiantin d’humour qui a lieu tous les ans depuis 2012 sur le campus de l’EPFL et de l’Université de Lausanne. Né sous l’impulsion de Sébastien Corthésy et au sein de la radio étudiante et associative Fréquence Banane, le festival a fait connaître de nombreux talents locaux tels que ... Read more about "Banane Comedy Club - Première demie-finale"
14MAR
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Three young musicians with Iranian origins enlighten Persian traditional music with their talent. It is impossible to not succumb to their feminine complicity and coolness. Real virtuosos, they offer an intoxicating rhythm mixing lutes (tar and setar), ghanun (table zither) and tomb (percussion). Their performances are built upon the subtle râdif codes, where intense rhythmical ... Read more about "Trio Chakam - Persian traditional music"
By Trio Chakam: Sogol Mirzaei, Vahideh Eisaei, Saghar Khadem
15MAR
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As part of the Printemps de la Poésie 2017, the EPFL Library organizes a round table in partnership with the Maison d'Ailleurs. "Quelle poésie pour l’humanité augmentée ? Alain Damasio, entre poésie et science-fiction". Wednesday 15th March - Rolex Forum - 7.30pm The honor guest, Alain Damasio, is a must-read sci-fi author, whose second book ... Read more about "Quelle poésie pour l'humanité augmentée ? Wednesday 15th March"
21MAR
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For this concert, the Geneva Brass Quintet invites the virtuoso pan flute player Michel Tirabosco for a journey between Argentina, the country of Tango, and the Balkans, completely in line with the music cherished by Emir Kusturica. Lionel Jaquerod (trumpet) Lionel Walter (trumpet) Christophe Sturznegger (horn) Vincent Métrailler (trombone) Eric Rey (tuba) Michel Tirabosco (pan ... Read more about "Midday concert - Between Argentina and the Balkans"
By Geneva Brass Quintet & Michel Tirabosco
21MAR
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  18:00-20:00 Forum Rolex

The Ig Nobel Awards honor research that makes people laugh, then think. With Marc Abrahams Father of the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of Annals of Improbable Research Ludwig Huber (University of Vienna) 2011 Physiology Prize Winner — "Absence of contagious yawning in tortoises" Hynek Burda (University of Duisburg-Essen and Czech University of ... Read more about "Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2017"
By Marc Abrahams, Ludwig Huber, Hynek Burda, Alessandro Pluchino
22MAR
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  19:10-23:50 EPFL, INM 202

Ouvertes à tous, les Nocturnes proposées par JDR-Poly sont de nouveau de la partie! L'association de jeu de rôle de l'EPFL le plaisir de vous convier à l'une de ses soirées d'initiation, ouvertes à tous. Que vous soyez un débutant, un vétéran ou même un maître du jeu, nous serons heureux de vous accueillir en ... Read more about "Nocturne de JDR-Poly"

Exhibitions

05NOV
23APR
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En associant des dispositifs EPFL et des toiles originales, l’exposition Noir, c’est noir? Les Outrenoirs de Pierre Soulages comporte un caractère atypique et expérimental. Une exposition à la croisée de l'art et de la science. Figure majeure de l’art abstrait, Soulages explore les propriétés de la couleur noire. Depuis 1979, il ne vise pas la ... Read more about "Exposition Noir c'est noir? Les Outrenoirs de Pierre Soulages"
05NOV
31JUL
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Situé dans la partie nord du bâtiment ArtLab, ouvert sur l’Esplanade, le Datasquare est dédié à une exposition de longue durée sur la thématique du big data, ici incarnée par deux grands projets scientifiques de l'EPFL: Blue Brain Project et Venice Time Machine. Ces deux projets, particulièrement complexes, sont mis en valeur dans des présentations ... Read more about "Datasquare - une immersion dans l'univers du big data"
By Blue Brain Project, Venice Time Machine
14FEB
20MAR
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Five modules put up within the EPFL’s Rolex Learning Center explain the origins of modern manga through texts and images. At first, the manga results from the collision between Japanese and Occidental aesthetics and ideas. Today, it is a whole independent sector of publishing which influences artists everywhere in the world. Let’s take the time ... Read more about "The history of manga - exhibition"
By La Maison d'Ailleurs
20FEB
22AUG
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On the occasion of "L'Astronomie" 100th issue, the EPFL Library invites you to journey through time at the heart of this magazine. An exhibition to be seen until August 2016 in the Rolex Learning Center ancient books display area. In the preface of the first issue (1882), Camille Flammarion mentions "Thus our journal will be ... Read more about "3 brèves histoires de L'Astronomie"
21FEB
11MAR
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Dans cette exposition, tous les livres cités par Aldo Rossi dans son ouvrage L’Architecture de la Ville paru en 1966 sont rassemblés et rendus accessibles. Read more about "The Books of the Architecture of the City"
02MAR
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  10:00-18:00 SwissTech Convention Center

Organised for the 4th time, Lausanne’s Innovation and Technology Exhibiton (STIL) aims to be the next interactive billboard of the latest technologies and scientific research. Come and discover a hundred booths and assist to twenty talks by the big players in innovation. In order to do so, startups, companies, speakers and research laboratories come to ... Read more about "Salon des Technologies et de l'Innovation de Lausanne"
By EPFL Association
04MAR
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  14:00-15:30 Bâtiment ArtLab - pavillon Art/Science

Here is a good occasion to visit the exhibition between art and science of the ArtLab building. The visits are commented by Joël Chevrier (Université Grenoble Alpes, co-commissaire scientifique de l’exposition). Saturday March 4th, 2017 - at 14h00 and at 15h30 Saturday April 1st, 2017 - at 14h00 and at 15h30 These visits are free ... Read more about "Free guided tours of the exhibition "Noir c'est noir""
By Joël Chevrier - Université Grenoble Alpes, co-commissaire scientifique de l’exposition

Thesis defenses

27FEB
By Martin REHAK
28FEB
By Jaehyun CHO
02MAR
  19:00 SG 294.22

Thesis director : Prof. B. Marchand Architecture and Sciences of the City doctoral program. Thesis 7454 Read more about "The Big Building - Housing and Complex Design Strategies"
By Marta MEIRA BRANDÃO
03MAR
  16:00 IDIAP - Rue Marconi 19 - Salle 106 - 1920 Martigny

Thesis directors : Prof. H. Bourlard , Dr Ph. N. Garner Electrical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7520 Read more about "Intonation Modelling for Speech Synthesis and Emphasis Preservation"
By Pierre-Edouard Jean Charles HONNET
03MAR
  17:00 Auditorium CE 1 2

Thesis directors : Prof. A. Rinaldo , Prof. E. Bertuzzo Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7565 Read more about "Spatially explicit modeling of cholera epidemics"
By Flavio FINGER
03MAR
By Hamed KAZEMI
03MAR
By Valentina FAVERO
03MAR
By Marlène Audrey Bertille LEROUX
06MAR
By Eugene BURMAKO
09MAR
By Nandkumar Harshan KOLLARA
09MAR
By Francesco Maria VELOTTI
10MAR
By Christos KALAITZIS
10MAR
  17:00 ELA 2

Thesis director : Prof. S. Takahama Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7578 Read more about "On the functional group composition of organic aerosol"
By Giulia RUGGERI
10MAR
By Hao ZHUANG
10MAR
By Nicolino STASIO
10MAR
  17:30 Auditoire CE5

Thesis directors : Prof. H. Vogel , Prof. K. Johnsson Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 6960 Read more about "Miniaturized single-cell analyses for biomedical applications"
By Loïc Arvind Roger ARM
14MAR
  11:00 Max Planck Institute for Intelligent systems, Room 6Q-R05 - Heisenbergstrasse 3, 70569 Stuttgart, Al

Thesis directors : Prof. J. A. Hubbell , Prof. J. Spatz Biotechnology and Bioengineering doctoral program. Thesis 7392 Read more about "Group Decisions Influence Emergence and Regulation of Leaders during Collective Migration of Epithelial Cells"
By Medhavi VISHWAKARMA
17MAR
  17:00 Auditorium CE 1 4

Thesis director : Prof. B. M. J. Deveaud Physics doctoral program. Thesis 7603 Read more about "On the physics of multimode polaritons"
By Claudéric OUELLET-PLAMONDON
20MAR
By Albano António DE ABREU E PRESA DE CASTRO E SOUSA
24MAR
By Cem ALPER
24MAR
By Sriniketh SRINIVASAN

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

02MAR
  17:15 CE1 4

Dimitrios Lignos : 17:15 : Collapse Risk Assessment of Steel Structures: Accomplishment & Future Challenges. Paolo Tombesi : 18:15 : Construction. Of what? Read more about "Leçons inaugurales des prof. D. Lignos et P. Tombesi"
By Dimitrios Lignos et Paolo Tombesi seront présentés par Marilyne Andersen ...
07MAR
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Le domaine des capteurs et actionneurs miniaturisés a connu un développement spectaculaire ces dernières décennies avec actuellement une production mondiale annuelle de plusieurs milliards de composants. Ce développement a été possible grâce à l’utilisation de matériaux comme le silicium et de procédés de production proches de la micro-électronique, telle que la micro- et nano-fabrication. Les ... Read more about "Le défi des capteurs et actionneurs miniaturisés dans un monde de plus en plus connecté"
By Prof. Nico de Rooij, EPFL
17MAR
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Magnetic materials played an essential role in the increasing needs in nonvolatile data storage during the recent decades. Still, the emergence of smart and handheld devices has led to new storage concepts that have replaced the existing magnetic technology. They offer faster data processing, low power consumption and avoidance of mechanical parts. Recent discoveries such ... Read more about "Magnonics – putting a new spin on microwaves"
By Prof. Dirk Grundler, Institute of Materials and Institute of Microengineering ...

Movies

01MAR
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La rentrée a commencé lundi et déjà, vous regrettez votre canapé, votre ordinateur et les anime de Crunchyroll ? Et bien on a le plaisir de vous annoncer que les projections PolyJapan reprennent ! Et on commencera par l'anime "The Tatami Galaxy", dont voici le synopsis : "Lors d'un soir d'automne, un collégien en dernière ... Read more about "The Tatami Galaxy : projection gratuite"

Management Board meetings

Miscellaneous

20JAN
01MAY
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Le International Create Challenge est maintenant ouvert pour la phase d'enregistrement Read more about "ICC'2017"
27FEB
22MAR
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Do you want to share your passion for science with a lay audience? Sign up for the Famelab International science slam competition! Participants should amaze audience and jury with a 3-minutes scientifically accurate and original talk, understandable to the general public. The competition is open to all young natural scientists and engineers working or living ... Read more about "Swiss Famelab 2017: call for participation"
28FEB
  19:00 CM 2

Audition pour rejoindre l'orchestre de chambre des étudiants EPFL et UNIL. Programme Printemps 2017 Schubert, Symphonie n° 6 Beethoven, Egmont: Ouverture Dvořák, Romance pour violon et orchestre Ken Lila Ashanti, Konzertmeisterin et violon solo Afin de compléter notre orchestre, nous recrutons les instruments suivants : violon, alto, hautbois, clarinette, basson, cor d'harmonie, trompette, percussions (timbales). ... Read more about "Audition"
28FEB
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Tu aimes aller au-delà des séries d’exercices et appliquer ton savoir théorique dans des projets du monde réel ? Octanis est fait pour toi ! Venez-nous voir tous les mardis soir dans le nouveau bâtiment MED au troisième étage. Pour avoir une idée de ce que l'on fait déjà (rover, nichoirs pour chouettes, téléphone portable...), ... Read more about "Octanis Open Night"
03MAR
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To help you design a course that facilitates student learning having your material as a starting point. Read more about "Course Design"
08MAR
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In this workshop, we explore the potential of clickers for learning and discuss the challenges related to questioning in class, in particular the design of 'good' questions and the use of polling results for generating interactivity in class. Read more about "The art of questioning: teaching with clickers"
10MAR
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To help you develop your potential as a speaker and as a lecturer. Read more about "Effective Lecturing"
By Silke Mischke & Ingrid Le Duc
14MAR
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This workshop has two facets - writing 'good' multiple choice questions and how to format the exam to use the automatic correction system at EPFL. The core workshop runs from 9-12h, but an extension to 13h is available to those who would like to remain to further test the software and to create nominative exam ... Read more about "Writing and Correcting multiple choice exams"
By Roland Tormey & Pierre-Olivier Vallès
21MAR
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What strategies can I use to increase student participation? What potential advantages for student learning? At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: explain the importance of using interactive teaching strategies; select appropriate teaching strategies to achieve learning objectives; construct effective interactive teaching scenarios. Read more about "Effective Interactive Teaching"
By Silke Mischke

Academic Calendar

Internal trainings

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
04FEB
20MAR
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Pour étudiants et doctorants de l'EPFL uniquement Les études à l'EPFL étant particulièrement denses, nous vous proposons des séminaires pour vous préparer à l'enseignement polytechnique et mettre tous les atouts de votre côté. Des cours de développement personnel vous sont également proposés. L'objectif est de vous permettre de mieux vous organiser et d'acquérir des outils ... Read more about "Méthodes de travail - semestre de printemps 2017"
22FEB
10APR
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Startup Essentials by venturelab is a series of workshops covering the know-how and tools required to accelerate the development of your project. Our workshops are based on a mission and challenge approach to enhance the validation and execution of your business case. Located at top academic institutions (EPFL, ETHZ), Startup Essentials are open to master ... Read more about "Startup Acceleration Workshops"
28FEB
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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
02MAR
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  09:00-17:00 HES-SO Master, Lausanne

Description et objectifs Les enquêtes de l’Office fédéral de la statistique (OFS) montrent d’une part que le pourcentage de diplômées d’une haute école spécialisée ou universitaire suisse a remarquablement augmenté au fil des années. D’autre part, les statistiques sur la carrière montrent une tendance beaucoup plus modérée ce qui nous force à constater que dans ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Au-delà des hautes écoles"
By Dre Evelina Breschi, docteure en physique expérimentale, projet manager certifié ...
02MAR
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L’infocentre est l’outil de reporting du Service financier et des Ressources Humaines. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances et du personnel d’une unité. Lors de cette formation, vous découvrirez infocentre RH sous tous ces angles. Programme : Portail SESAME, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Notions ... Read more about "Formation SESAME INFOCENTRE RH"
By Michel de Graffenried
06MAR
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Nous pensons organiser une journée (voire une demi journée) de formation pour le logiciel EF SCIA 16.0. La formation sera donnée par des professionnels de l'entreprise Nemetschek Scia et elle aura lieu le lundi 6 mars 2017. Merci de remplir ce document si cette formation vous intéresse. Comité AEGC Read more about "Formation SCIA Engineer 16.0"
07MAR
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Première demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
07MAR
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L'EPFL organise chaque année une journée des masters spécialisés afin de présenter ces programmes en détail aux étudiants intéressés. En 2017, cette journée a eu lieu le mardi 7 mars. Après chaque conférence, les participants seront invités à une collation. Programme: De midi à 18h00, un forum et des séances d'information vous permettent de rencontrer ... Read more about "Journée des Masters spécialisés"
09MAR
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Deuxième demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
09MAR
10MAR
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Les conflits peuvent perturber la productivité et mettre en danger l’atteinte des objectifs professionnels. Comment accepter les tensions qui en résultent ? Comment arriver à considérer les conflits comme des opportunités de progrès et trouver les solutions les plus appropriées pour les résoudre ? Read more about "Formation "Gestion de conflits""
By Nathalie Horvath
13MAR
15MAR
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Cette formation certifiante vous donne les bases nécessaires pour conduire un projet de quelque nature qu'il soit en utilisant la méthodologie PRINCE2. De plus, à la fin de la formation, vous passerez une certification officielle "Fondation" reconnue internationalement qui sera très utile dans votre CV. - Dernière journée de formation le 3 avril 2017 Read more about "Formation "Certification de gestion de projets PRINCE2""
By Jean-Stéphane Szijarto
14MAR
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Ce cours permet d’acquérir les compétences nécessaires à créer un budget de voyage et une note de frais via le système i-moniteur. Programme : Directives sur les voyages, Création d'un Budget de voyage, Création d'une Note de Frais. Read more about "Formation Notes de frais"
By Service Financier
14MAR
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Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Read more about "Forum GrantsDB"
16MAR
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Animée par l'équipe du SF. Séance d'information précédant le cours Infocentre sur le fonctionnement de la comptabilité à l'EPFL. Les formateurs du Service Financier expliqueront également l'utilisation des tampons analytiques, la structure comptable de l'EPFL et la recherche des codes barres. Programme : Généralités, Structure financière, Règlements et directives, Présentation des collaborateurs du Service Financier, ... Read more about "Formation comptabilité à l'EPFL"
By Service Financier
16MAR
17MAR
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

When you have to create a presentation and have so much great information to share, is just quickly tinkering with a few pages in PowerPoint really going to do the job ? Discover what means of communication to use to hook your participants and to present your ideas in a relevant and memorable way. Read more about "Training "Effective Presentations""
By Alexandre Krstic
20MAR
22MAR
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This certification training will give you the base elements necessary to conduct any type of project using the PRINCE2 methodology. Furthermore, you will pass the official "Foundation" certificaiton, which is recognised world-wide and very useful in your resume. - Last day on April 4, 2017 (09:00 am - 5:00 pm) Read more about "Training "PRINCE2 Project Management Certification""
By Jean-Stéphane Szijarto
21MAR
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This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Stéphane Karlen, Camille Freyssenet
23MAR
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 (nouveau programme cadre de recherche européen) et une de vos missions sera d'en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont ... Read more about "[GESTION DE PROJETS H2020 I FORMATION]"
By Research Office
23MAR
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Au-delà d'une visibilité et d'un suivi de vos équipements, l'application Sesame inventaire vous offre des fonctionnalités intéressantes en termes de maintenance, de classification, de renouvellement ou de gestion de la documentation de vos équipements. Cette application a également pour objectif de mettre en valeur les équipements de votre laboratoire et facilite la communication et la ... Read more about "Formation SESAME INVENTAIRE"
By Anthony Ciavardini
23MAR
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 (nouveau programme cadre de recherche européen) et une de vos missions sera d’en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont ... Read more about "Programme cadre européen H2020"
27MAR
28MAR
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As a team leader, you necessarily face many challenges, such as helping your team members to reach their goals, understanding or anticipating their reactions, improving communication within the group and adopting an appropriate leadership style to improve your team’s efficiency. - Last day on April 7, 2017 Read more about "Training "Leading a Team""
By Anne-Marie Turcotte
27MAR
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The aim of this event is to train ERC Grant Holders in writing a competitive proposal for a Proof of Concept grant. Input from the ERC National Contact Points, EPFL Research Office, EPFL Technology Transfer Office and insight from a PoC Grant Winner will be provided. The PoC grant amounts to €150’000 for a maximum ... Read more about "[ERC PoC I APPLICANT WORKSHOP]"
28MAR
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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

Call for proposal

29NOV
27FEB
 

The Research-IDEAS initiative of ZEISS and EPFL aims at fostering a research-oriented industry-academia cooperation by addressing the broader research community at EPFL to connect research with advanced development activities at ZEISS. The core of the initiative is to initiate and support research projects in focus areas defined by the scientific commitee (SC) with the prospect ... Read more about "Research-IDEAS call for projects"
31JAN
30MAR
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The enable-InnoSeed ENAC call for projects is a joint initiative of ENAC School and the enable Program of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) aiming to ease the path to commercialization of promising innovation projects stemming from ENAC. This call is open to ENAC researchers who have submitted or wish to do so, an invention or ... Read more about "Enable-InnoSeed ENAC joint call 2017"
27FEB
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The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant. It provides support for the most promising young scientists conduction neurobiological research, to enable them to either extend research fellowship training or begin careers as independent research faculty. Basic and/or clinical investigators are supported, but research must be ... Read more about "[NARSAD I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01MAR
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The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) awards fellowships to doctoral students who wish to gain further scientific education abroad during their doctoral studies. Doc.Mobility fellowships enable doctoral students to make a research stay abroad in order to acquire more in-depth scientific knowledge and make progress with their dissertation within the scope of the awarded mobility. ... Read more about "[DOC MOBILITY I FELLOWSHIP]"
01MAR
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Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and are designed for postdocs at the beginning of their career who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadlines: 1st of March and 1st of September 2017 (17.00h Swiss local time) Funding : Living costs, higher amount ... Read more about "[EARLY POSTDOC MOBILITY I FELLOWSHIP]"
01MAR
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Second Call of the National Research Programme “Antimicrobial Resistance” (NRP 72).The ultimate objective of NRP 72 “Antimicrobial Resistance” is to contribute to reducing antimicrobial resistance as well as decreasing its negative impact on the therapy of infectious diseases.To reach this objective research will be organized in three modules. Deadlines: Letters of intent: 1st of March ... Read more about "[NRP 72 I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
02MAR
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The Eurostars initiative concentrates on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which devote over 10% of their turnover to R&D activities. Eurostars supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services. Projects, which must be led by a SME, generally involve several international partners, including Research institutions. The maximum duration is 36 months. Swiss ... Read more about "[EUROSTARS / RESEARCH FUNDING]"
09MAR
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Clean Sky is the largest European research programme developing innovative, cutting-edge technology aimed at reducing CO2, gas emissions and noise levels produced by aircraft. Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, Clean Sky contributes to strengthening European aero-industry collaboration, global leadership and competitiveness. The Joint Technology Initiative Clean Sky 2 has published its fifth Call ... Read more about "[CLEAN SKY I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
14MAR
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ERA-NET is aimed at national and regional programme organisers and managers, such as research ministries and national research institutions. The programme improves the cooperation and coordination of research initiatives in EU member states and associated states. Call for Proposals for Research Projects on "Synaptic Dysfunction in Disorders of the Central Nervous System" Deadlines: 14 th ... Read more about "[ERA-NET NEURON I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15MAR
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QuantERA is a European Research Area Network supporting research in the filed of Quantum Technologes (QT) within the European Union's ERANET Cofund Scheme. Submission deadline for pre-proposals: 15th of March 2017, 17.00 CET Submission deadline for full proposals: 30th of June 2017, 17.00 CET Maximum call budget: EUR 34 million Duration: 24 or 36 months ... Read more about "[QUANTERA I RESEARCH FUNDING]"

Deadline

01FEB
15MAR
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Life Sciences Symposium 2017: Frontiers in Metabolism - Super early bird registration deadline EXTENDED until MARCH 15th, 2017! This Life Sciences Symposium, co-organised by EPFL & EMBO Press, will be held from 24 to 26 October 2017 (2.5 days) at the EPFL campus in Lausanne-Switzerland, at the SwissTech Convention Center. Cocktails, coffee breaks & meals ... Read more about "Life Sciences Symposium 2017: Super early bird registration deadline extended!"
By See the Symposium web site
06MAR
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Ce délai permet au Service financier de comptabiliser tous les documents qui ont marqué l'activitié du mois de février afin de clôturer les comptes et d'établir les rapports financiers. Read more about "Délai de réception des pièces comptables de février 2017"
10MAR
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A partir de cette date, les rapports financiers commenceront d’être établis, les unités pourront effectuer les contrôles mensuels (voir Règlement financier art. 72) et procéder le cas échéant aux corrections d’écriture nécessaires (voir Règlement financier art. 31). Read more about "Bouclement mensuel février 2017"
24MAR
 

Selon la directive sur l’utilisation des cartes de crédit d’achat (Lex 5.4.1, art.11.), le gestionnaire de la carte doit contrôler les dépenses. Cette date marque le délai d’envoi au service financier de tous des documents justifiant les dépenses effectuées par la carte de crédit d'achat ainsi que du tableau d’imputation et de la facture Viseca. Read more about "Délai des cartes de crédits d'achats"