Conferences - Seminars

26MAY
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Owing to their high surface areas, tunable pore dimensions, and adjustable surface functionality, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) can offer advantages for a variety of gas storage and gas separation applications. In an effort to help curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, we are developing new MOFs for use as solid adsorbents in post- and pre-combustion ... Read more about "Gas Separations in Metal-Organic Frameworks"
By Prof. Jeffrey R. Long
Departments of Chemistry and Chemical & ...
29MAY
02JUN
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This conference is the last major event of the program “Stochastic dynamical models in mathematical finance, econometrics, and actuarial sciences”. Some of the top researchers in the fields represented in the semester will present their results. The speakers will cover a wide range of topics including stochastic calculus and processes, continuous and discrete time models ... Read more about "Final Conference - Stochastic Dynamical Models in Mathematical Finance, Econometrics, and Actuarial Sciences"
By     Speakers list includes:
Hansjoerg Albrecher
Francesco Audrino
Giovanni Barone Adesi ...
29MAY
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Over the past few years, Wikidata – Wikipedia sister’s project and the free knowledge base that anyone can edit – has been adopted by a growing number of communities of practice and scientific groups as their infrastructure of choice. In this talk, I will show how expert communities, volunteers and algorithms are collaborating to build ... Read more about "Connecting the sum of all human knowledge, one edit at a time"
By Dario Taraborelli, Head of Research at the Wikimedia Foundation
29MAY
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By Prof. Shizhang Qiao, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences ...
29MAY
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  17:15-18:15 BI A0 448

We show the existence of independent random matching of a large population in a continuous-time dynamical system, where the matching intensities could be general non-negative jointly continuous functions on the space of type distributions and the time line. In particular, we construct a continuum of independent continuous-time Markov processes that is derived from random mutation, ... Read more about "Bernoulli Lecture - Continuous-time random matching"
By Darrell Duffie (Stanford University)
30MAY
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: Remote sensing of water quality works well in clear open ocean waters where the only optically active substance in water is phytoplankton. Other optically active substances – coloured dissolved organic matter (CDOM) and suspended solids, are mainly phytoplankton degradation products and therefore in correlation with phytoplankton biomass, usually expressed as concentration of chlorophyll-a. Coastal ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Remote sensing of optically complex inland and coastal waters""
31MAY
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  10:30-13:00 BM 5202

Urbanism as heritage, urbanism as public memory: an ongoing research on La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle by Filippo De Pieri Alternative modernity: silent departures that contemporary Chinese architecture takes by Zhang Li Two public lectures in the framework of the Institute for Area and Global Studies and the EDAR course on the study of urban ... Read more about "Memory and the city"
By Filippo De Pieri, Politecnico di Torino and Zhang Li, Tsinghua ...
31MAY
  14:15-15:15 CH B3 31

Abstract: Families of automorphic forms have seen a lot of interest over recent years. An approach to study them is through their Hecke eigenvalues. In this talk I want to explain current and recent work on the distribution of those eigenvalues in families of spherical automorphic forms. (Joint work with T. Finis and N. Templier.) Read more about "Quantitative distribution of Hecke eigenvalues for simple groups"
By Jasmin Matz (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
31MAY
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  16:30-17:30 BCH 2201

The first principles computation of materials properties was once restricted to the investigation of a few structures at a time. The dramatic growth in the availability of computational resources now allows many thousands of computations to be performed independently and at the same time. One use of this power is to screen for novel or ... Read more about "Structure prediction and computational materials discovery"
By Prof. Chris Pickard
University of Cambridge
UK
01JUN
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  16:00-17:00 Zeuzier

ChE-602 - Recent Events in Energy seminar series Nanoclusters are today of widespread use in various applications, ranging from medicine, to memory storage, optics, plasmonics, and catalysis. Such a wide range of applications is possible because of a large variety of their peculiar chemophysical properties can be tuned by playing with size and chemical composition ... Read more about "Being a "nano-Valentino" : towards a rational design of metallic nanoparticles"
By Prof. Francesca Baletto
King's College London, UK
01JUN
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  17:15-18:15 Anthropole 1031

Biography Robert Engle, the Michael Armellino Professor of Management and Financial Services at New York University Stern School of Business, was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Economics for his research on the concept of autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity (ARCH). Professor Engle is an expert in time series analysis with a long-standing interest in the analysis ... Read more about "Bernoulli Lecture - Systemic Risk with Endogenous Cycles"
By Robert Engle (New York University Stern School of Business)
01JUN
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  17:30-19:30 SV 1717

We are delighted to invite you to the roundtable event “From Bench to Market: How to launch a biotech startup”, which will introduce you, young researchers and scientists-entrepreneursto the first steps in entrepreneurship and allow discussing more openly the important topics concerning company creation. The event will comprise of the roundtable presentations and open discussions ... Read more about "From bench to market: how to launch a biotech startup"
By A wide range of experts in the domain
Speakers:
Dr ...
02JUN
  12:15-13:15 GCB330

Abstract: The Portuguese coast is highly energetic. For that reason, engineering research is quite active in developing solutions for solving problems related with harbor safety and coastal defense, to protect assets, coastal areas and population. Lessons from the deployment of classical protection solutions are being used to develop new soft protection techniques, by means of ... Read more about "RECENT ADVANCES AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES IN COASTAL ENGINEERING AND MARINE ENERGY CONVERSION"
By Prof. Dr Francisco Taveira-Pinto, Faculty of Engineering, Hydraulics, Water Resources ...
02JUN
  12:30-13:30 SV.1717

During the past 10 years mammalian adipose tissue biology has received considerable attention. Major progress was made in elucidating the developmental origin of adipocytes, the hetero­geneity and functional plasticity of adipose tissues, and the metabolic activity of human adipose tissues. In addition to heat dissipation in brown fat, the formation of thermogenic brown-like adipocytes can ... Read more about "Heating and eating: A role of brown fat in the control of food intake"
By Prof. Dr. Martin Klingenspor
Chair of Molecular Nutritional Medicine, Technical ...
02JUN
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I will discuss the arithmetic of cubic surfaces and show how the arithmetic of Mordell curves allows one to say something unconditional about the existence of rational points on a family of cubic surfaces. Read more about "NTD 2017 - Many cubic surfaces contain rational points"
By Prof. Timothy D. Browning (University of Bristol)
02JUN
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Given a smooth family of quasiprojective complex varieties $f:X \rightarrow S$, one would like to understand the locus of points $s \in S$ whose fiber $X_s$ admits more Hodge classes than the very general fiber. In this talk I will describe a general conjecture (and some results) concerning this locus in terms of exceptional intersections. ... Read more about "NTD 2017 - Hodge theory and atypical intersections"
By Prof. Bruno Klingler (Université Paris Diderot)
03JUN
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  09:30-10:30 CE 2

(Joint work with Daniel Loughran.) Given a family of varieties over Q, we consider the problem of counting the number of varieties in this family which have a rational point. For suitable families over P^1, we will show how to obtain correct order lower bounds for this counting problem and thereby answer a question of ... Read more about "NTD 2017 - Multiplicative functions and rational points in families of varieties"
By Prof. Lilian Matthiesen (KTH)
03JUN
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  11:00-12:00 CE 2

This talk will describe ongoing joint work, and some progress, with M. Dimitrov on the expected paucity of rational points on Picard modular surfaces of large level. There is an analytic component which involves non-vanishing of L-values and a geometric component involving intersections. Read more about "NTD 2017 - Rational Points on Picard modular surfaces, and non-vanishing of L-values"
By Prof. Dinakar Ramakrishnan (Caltech)
05JUN
22JUN
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  21:00-22:30 Esplanade

This year's exam session Coincides with the month of Ramdan, so many Muslim students will be fasting during the day while preparing for exams. The GMU (Groupe Musulman Universitaire) have decided to help them by serving the breakfast (IFTAR) on campus so that they profit fully from their time in preparing the exams. Read more about "Ramadan breakfast"
06JUN
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IMT Distinguished Lecture Abstract: Federico Faggin will describe his life experience and the major lessons learned in his long career as researcher, inventor, engineer, and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley where he has been living since 1968. Faggin will also illustrate his current efforts to understand the nature of consciousness, to which he is bringing a ... Read more about "From Computers to Consciousness"
08JUN
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ChE-602 - Recent Events in Energy seminar series Environmental concerns and the urgent need for decarbonization are driving the transformation of the global energy system. Research in the Division 'Energy and Environment' of the Paul Scherrer Institute focuses on Energy System Integration as a key concept for achieving the goals. Energy harvesting from renewables, centralized ... Read more about "Options for Energy Transition"
By Prof. Alexander Wokaun
Vice Director of the Paul Scherrer Institute ...
10JUN
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The solar-powered house that will compete in the USA opens its doors on Saturday, 10th June. The NeighborHub, a solar-powered house that was entirely designed and built by students, will soon be ready for transport to the United States for the international Solar Decathlon 2017, which will be held in October. Before it begins its ... Read more about "Solar Decathlon"
12JUN
13JUN
  Hôtel Royal Savoy Lausanne

More details to come very soon. Read more about "EcoCloud Annual Event 2017"
13JUN
14JUN
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Bien des professionnels reconnus se trouvent régulièrement freinés par le petit Imposteur qui sommeille en eux : insatisfaction ; doutes chroniques; peurs irraisonnées du jugement. Même à l’âge adulte, on peut renforcer, réparer, protéger une estime de soi défaillante et gagner en liberté. Read more about "Formation "Renforcer son estime de soi""
By Fabienne Brügger
13JUN
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  16:30-17:30 BCH 2201

It is well known that the rate of redox reactions can be manipulated by means of an electrical potential gradient. However, in this talk we will show that electrostatic catalysis is also a practical possibility for manipulating non-redox processes. As elegantly demonstrated by Shaik and co-workers, many formally covalent species can be stabilized by resonance ... Read more about "Electrostatic Catalysis of Non-Redox Reactions"
By Prof. Michelle Coote 
Australian National University
Australia
15JUN
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  17:15-19:00 Auditoire SG1

This conference will present some new technologies used in near surface geothermal science and underground architectural and urban developments used fot the purpose of reducing the environmental impact of buildings. The language of the conference will be french. Read more about "The discreet attraction of undergrounds"
20JUN
21JUN
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Tuesday 20 June 2017 – Room GC C3 30 09:00 Ellen Dorrepaal Associate Professor, Dept. of Ecology and Environmental ScienceUmeå University, Sweden Cryoecology – How coldecosystem processes matter for our changing climate 09:45 Katherine Todd-Brown Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA Soil carbon dynamics in a changing climate 10:45 Valier Galy Associate ... Read more about "Environmental Science and Engineering"
By A range of experts in the domain
22JUN
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  11:00-12:30 CH G1 495

Prof. Davey fundamental research interest focuses on understanding the structural and dynamical features of chromatin assembly and how this could yield unique therapeutic possibilities. Davey’s lab has analyzed nucleosome structure and stability with many different DNA fragments to derive a general mechanical model that helps explain and predict the sequence-dependent properties of this system. His ... Read more about "X-Ray Crystal Structure of a Chromatosome—the Fundamental Nucleosome-Linker Histone Assembly of Chromatin"
By Prof. Curtis Davey (NTU - Singapore)
22JUN
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  12:00-13:00 EPFL SV 1717

John and Lola Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research Read more about ""Telomeres and Disease""
By Dr. Maria BLASCO, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid, Spain
26JUN
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Exploration des possibilités inattendues offertes par Wolfram|Alpha «Wolfram|Alpha is a computational knowledge engine, not a search engine» Read more about "PolyMac: Wolfram|Alpha"
By Daniel Amiguet
27JUN
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There's much research about how learning can be enhanced by the right kinds of learning experiences. Rather than random walks with technology ("Video is great, right?"), we'll talk about what it means to become "learning engineers": applying learning science at scale. We'll discuss models that recent learning science suggest we can apply to our learning ... Read more about "Learning Engineering: The Art of Applying Learning Science At Scale"
By Bror Saxberg is Chief Learning Officer for Kaplan, Inc., a ...
04JUL
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IMT Distinguished Lecture Abstract: This talk will describe efforts in our research group to control the shape and function of soft materials (liquid metals, polymers and hydrogels) for applications that include stretchable electronics, soft robots, and self-folding polymer sheets. The research harnesses interfacial phenomena, micro fabrication, patterning, and thin films. The talk will discuss the ... Read more about "Soft, Stretchable, and Reconfigurable Materials for Electronics and Actuators"
11JUL
14JUL
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Exploring Edges & Beyond Colloquium 11-14 July 2017, Lausanne, Switzerland - EPFL Digital Humanities, Artistic and Architecture Research, Critical Technical Practice New forms of research, methods, knowledge Research in applied and interdisciplinary areas often push beyond methodological and epistemological notions as articulated in established scientific disciplines - it’s therefore difficult to place these research approaches ... Read more about "Digital Humanities Summer School - Call for Contributions"
06SEP
08SEP
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Created to further energy efficiency in the built environment, the international CISBAT conference offers a dynamic scientific exchange platform in fields ranging from nanostructured materials for renewable energy applications to urban energy systems. Read more about "CISBAT 2017 - Future Buildings & Districts - Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale"
11SEP
12SEP
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Climate change has global causes and effects. This conference addresses growing challenges and their consequences for fragile environments both in the high latitudes and high altitudes, focusing on the polar regions and the Alps. It brings together researches from natural and social sciences to facilitate dialogue among experts with the aim of comparing observations from ... Read more about "High Altitudes meet High Latitudes: Globalizing Polar Issues"
By The list of speakers is available on the conference website.
05OCT
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By Professor Richard MARAIS, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, the University ...
24OCT
26OCT
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  STTC

EARLY BIRD Registration until SEPTEMBER 1st, 2017! Abstract submission deadline: 15 September 2017 This Life Sciences Symposium, co-organised by EPFL and 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. Opening Evening Public Lectures: 24 October 2017 - Free entrance, ... Read more about "Life Sciences Symposium 2017 : Frontiers in Metabolism"
By A wide range of experts in the domain.

Speakers: See ...
07NOV
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IMT Distinguished Lecture Abstract: In recent years there has been an ever-increasing explosion of “Big Data” mainly in the form of unstructured data sets. Likewise, the growth of our awareness of complexity and emergent behavior has been recognized in networks ranging from social media, economics, bio complexity and the weather. Together with the slowing down ... Read more about "Neuroarchitectonic Devices using Atomic Switches"
23NOV
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  16:30-20:00 CM2

A CECAM Celebration of Simulation & Modeling 16.30 CECAM Lecture Prof. Erik Lindhal, Stockholm University, Sweden “Modeling Experiments in Simulations and Simulations in Experiments: Combining Biomolecular Simulations with Low Resolution Measurements” https://www.cecam.org/upload/Flyer-Erik.pdf 17.45 Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize Award Ceremony The Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the field of microscopic simulation ... Read more about "A CECAM Celebration of Simulation & Modeling"
08MAY
2017
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Depuis sa sélection officielle pour la compétition Solar Decathlon US 2017 en février 2016 en tant que Swiss Team, ce projet, intitulé Swiss Living Challenge, s’est développé à un rythme soutenu (voir couverture par les médias ici), et sa construction a commencé en automne 2016 sur le site de blueFactory, où se développe l’antenne fribourgeoise ... Read more about "Swiss Living Challenge : Solar Decathlon 2017"
By Marilyne Andersen, Doyenne de l’ENAC; les étudiants Swiss Living ...

Cultural events

22FEB
31MAY
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  19:00-20:00 EPFL, Polydome (PO 01)

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"
04NOV
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  10:00-17:00 Microcity

Microcity, l''antenne Neuchâteloise de l'EPFL ouvrira ses portes le 4 novembre 2017. Un programme riche pour tous les âges, préparé en collaboration avec Scientastic, le Festival des Sciences de l'EPFL, vous attend. Visites de laboratoires Conférences des professeurs de Microcity Exposition interactive "comment ça marche ?" sur la thématique du temps Ateliers Jeunesse sur la ... Read more about "Portes ouvertes de l'EPFL à Microcity, Neuchâtel."
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Exhibitions

20FEB
22AUG
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  08:00-20:00 Rolex Learning Center

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"
20MAR
24JUN
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En dépit de sa disponibilité et de sa durabilité la terre comme matériau de construction reste encore méconnue et n’est pas vraiment ancrée dans notre culture, alors qu’elle possède une tradition sous nos latitudes. Cette exposition veut rappeler l’histoire européenne du matériau terre, notamment la construction en pisé en France et son influence sur la ... Read more about "PISÉ - Tradition et potentiel"
27APR
02OCT
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L'installation a été démontée pour le festival Balélec! Elle sera remise en place le 19 mai prochain. Trois chaises à bascule musicales, de taille plus grande que la normale, sont installées par l'artiste suisse Camille Scherrer au centre du grand patio est du Rolex Learning Center de l'EPFL. Cette installation artistique, nommée Rocking chair, propose ... Read more about "Rocking chair - artistic installation by Camille Scherrer"
By Camille Scherrer, artiste
05MAY
31DEC
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  11:00-18:00 Bâtiment ArtLab

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
11MAY
21JUL
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Vernissage : Jeudi 11 mai, 2017 à 18H L'Association ASTIE a pour but de promouvoir les activités socio-culturelles au sein de la Faculté STI de l'EPFL. En particulier, ASTIE organise des expositions de peintures/photographies dans les locaux de la cafétéria EL. Bio: Née à Lausanne, Elisabeth Brindesi, qui est journaliste, a travaillé à la RTS. ... Read more about "Il faut rêver... (a dit Lénine) - Elisabeth Brindesi"
By Elisabeth Brindesi

Thesis defenses

26MAY
By Davide GRECO
30MAY
By David KOSSLER
01JUN
By Alexandre François PEYROT
01JUN
  17:00 BC420

Thesis directors : Prof. E. Bugnion ,Prof. B. Falsafi Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program Thesis 7612 Read more about "Rack-Scale Memory Pooling for Datacenters"
By Stanko NOVAKOVIC
02JUN
By Alessandro ZORZI
06JUN
  17:00 BC 04

Thesis directors : Prof. V. Kuncak , Dr S. Bliudze Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 7753 Read more about "Algorithmic Verification of Component-based Systems"
By Qiang WANG
09JUN
  15:00 ELA 2

Thesis directors : Prof. A. P. Burg , Dr T. Toifl Electrical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7758 Read more about "High-Speed Wireline Link Design"
By Hazar YÜKSEL
09JUN
  16:30 Salle H4+2 Campus Biotech Ch. des Mines 9 1202 Genève

Thesis directors : Prof. O. Blanke , Prof. R. Gassert Neuroscience doctoral program. Thesis 7543 Read more about "Multiscale body maps in the human brain"
By Michel AKSELROD
09JUN
  17:00 Salle INM 202

Thesis director : Prof. E. Telatar Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 7751 Read more about "Coding for Communications and Secrecy"
By Mani BASTANIPARIZI
09JUN
By Amir FIROUZEH
12JUN
  17:30 SG 294.22

Thesis director : Prof. M. Andersen Architecture and Sciences of the City doctoral program. Thesis 7677 Read more about "Perceptual Dynamics of Daylight in Architecture"
By Siobhan Francois ROCKCASTLE
13JUN
By Marie-Hélène DESCARY
22JUN
  17:00 BC 010

Thesis director : Prof. J. Huang Architecture and Sciences of the City doctoral program. Thesis 7656 Read more about "Transient Materialization"
By Shih-Yuan WANG
23JUN
By Alexandre TULEU
26JUN
  Auditoire MXF 1

Thesis held within the IST-EPFL Joint Initiative Thesis directors: prof. Juan Mosig and prof. Carlos António Cardoso Fernandes Thesis 7554 Doctoral program in Electrical Engineering Read more about "Antennas for low-cost Ka-band ground terminal devices"
By Madame Joana Rita Alves dos Santos Silva 
30JUN
  17:00 SG 0211

Thesis director : Prof. D. Psaltis Photonics doctoral program. Thesis 7709 Read more about "Microfluidic Energy Conversion Devices"
By Seyyed Mohammad HOSSEINI HASHEMI
30JUN
  18:00 CO 2

Thesis directors : Prof. M. Kayal , Dr F. Krummenacher Microsystems and Microelectronics doctoral program. Thesis 7757 Read more about "Electronics Emulation for Real-Time Fault Location in Power Systems"
By François Pierre GAUGAZ
06JUL
  14:30 Haute Ecole d'Ing. et d'Archi. de Fribourg, Auditoire Gremaud, Bât.A, Bd Pérolle 80 - 1705 Fribourg

Thesis directors :Prof. F. Stoessel , Dr T. Meyer Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7259 Read more about "ACCUMULATION IN FED-BATCH REACTOR WITH MULTIPLE REACTION SCHEME"
By Charles Ibrahim GUINAND
14JUL
By Thomas Charles Marie Pierre FAVRE-BULLE

Miscellaneous

01MAY
30JUN
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Bike to Work 2017 is here! We cordially invite you to participate in this new edition. In May and June, come on campus by bike! Our goal is to beat last year’s record, with 525 participants and a total distance of 131'539 km! In addition to many prizes, participants will get invitations to special events ... Read more about "Bike to work 2017"
29MAY
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Come by and relax at the No Stress Day on 29 May 2017 in the hall of CO. Free resources, information and workshops are offered all day long! Read more about "Stress? No Stress !"
By Point Santé, DSPS EPFL
29MAY
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  10:00-17:00 Hall du CO

Come by and relax at the No Stress Day on 29 May 2017 in the hall of CO. Free resources, information and workshops are offered all day long! Shiatsu : sessions of 15min/person, from 10h to 17h Guided Meditation : 2 sessions of 30min, at 11h30 and at 13h Laughing Yoga : 2 sessions of ... Read more about "Stress? No Stress !"
By Point Santé, Shiatsu, Guided Meditation, Laughing Yoga, Massages, Dynamic Relaxation ...
01JUN
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  08:30-17:30 Swiss Tech Convention Center

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT MANDATORY. Number of participants is limited. Registration deadline: May 4, 2017 (http://www.limna.ch/events/481) PROGRAM (See also enclosed flyer): 08h30 Welcome and distribution of badges 09h00 Opening: Welcome 09h10 Markus Stoffel: “Posttranscriptional regulation of metabolism” 09h45 Roberto Coppari: “Life Without Insulin: Is this possible?” 10h15 Coffee Break 10h35 Michael N. Hall: “mTOR signaling ... Read more about "LIMNA SYMPOSIUM: METABOLISM RESEARCH IN SWITZERLAND"
By Dr. Carles Cantó, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Switzerland.
Prof ...
08JUN
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  09:00-16:00 EPFL

On June 8th over 80 classes will be on the EPFL site ! Every year, 7th and 8th grade schools are invited to EPFL for a day to discover sciences and technology. Registration is compulsory. Thank you for visiting our website to get more information. And a warm THANK YOU to all professors, researchers, scientific ... Read more about "Classes' Day"
11JUL
14JUL
  IC

The Exploring Edges summer school will take place from the 11th to the 14th July, 2017, in EPFL. Research in applied, interdisciplinary and emerging areas often push beyond the methodological and epistemological conventions of scientific disciplines. This is especially the case for younger fields such as the digital humanities, critical technical practice, artistic research and ... Read more about "Exploring Edges Summer School: Artistic Research, Architecture, Computer/Natural Science and the Digital Humanities"
By Paulo de Assis; Orpheus Institute, Ghent
Alan Blackwell; Computer Science ...
17AUG
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Apprendre, pratiquer et nouer des contacts Tu as entre 16-20 ans ? L’informatique te passionne ? Cherches-tu une plate-forme pour développer tes connaissances en informatique avec des personnes partageant tes intérêts, te permettant ainsi de nouer des contacts ? La Science appelle les jeunes offre une chance unique à des jeunes motivés de mener leur ... Read more about "Semaine d'étude Fascination informatique pour les 16-20 ans - Date limite d'inscription"
04SEP
06SEP
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An interdisciplinary and international conference to challenge your way of thinking about Economics, Innovation, Research and Market. The conference will be held from Sept. 04 to Sept.06, 2017 in Geneva at the Brocher Foundation, interdisciplinary center. The conference aims to determine the state of the art in the field of economic theory of innovation and ... Read more about ""The Economics of Innovation 2017: from Basic research to the Market""
By Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, Prof. Maria Leptin, Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Prof ...

Internal trainings

23MAY
30MAY
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Creating your profile of skills, qualifications, strengthen, display your skills – My important values, career choices and directions - Career strategies at Universities – My career choices – Visualize your future – Networking a major in strategic career develop. – My timeframe and next steps. Read more about "Training " Career Planning for scientists""
By Dr. Sarah Shephard
31MAY
01JUN
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

The strength of this approach to negotiation comes from its simplicity and proven efficiency. Highly practical, it helps you see negotiation more as a puzzle than a chess game for better results. The negotiation process is broken down into specific manageable units, each being a separate technical module with its own tools and techniques. Case ... Read more about "Training "negotiation - mindset and tools""
By Melissa Davies
02JUN
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  09:00-11:30 salle BI A2 448

The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism to the PhD supervisor, an expert or a journal reviewer. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism. Use i-thenticate to correct ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"
By Ingrid Le Duc & Raphaël Grolimund
13JUN
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  09:00-12:00 BI A0-398

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 
15JUN
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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 
15JUN
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

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
22AUG
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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 
24AUG
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  09:00-12:00 BI A0-398

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 
29AUG
31AUG
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Le stress est une réaction de l’organisme qui nous aide à faire face aux situations difficiles. Identifions les manifestations et les causes du stress ainsi que vos réactions propres au stress afin de pouvoir le gérer pour bien vivre. Comprenons et utilisons la sophrologie pour mieux le gérer. Read more about "Formation "Gestion du stress""
By Dr Catherine Monnin
04SEP
05SEP
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Critiques, passifs, manipulateurs, rigides, agressifs… . Vous êtes parfois dérouté, inhibé, impuissant face à leur attitude jugée négative. Comment mieux les comprendre, comment les gérer ? Et par là, asseoir votre intuition sur des connaissances basées sur des grilles de lecture de la personnalité. Read more about "Formation "Comprendre et gérer les différentes personnalités""
By Véronique Kohn
11SEP
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This one-day workshop will introduce you to techniques for writing effective email in straightforward international English that everyone understands. Participants get practice at how to word their messages clearly and come out of the seminar with a variety of practical examples to refer to. Read more about "Training "Writing Effective Email in English""
By Ralph Bland
20SEP
21SEP
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Comment développer sa capacité à se centrer autant sur l’écoute de soi que sur l’écoute de l’autre ? Ce cours offre à tout participant les outils issus de l’approche de la «Communication Non Violente» développée par le Dr Marshall Rosenberg. Read more about "Formation "Communication non violente""
By Laurence Bruschweiler
21SEP
26SEP
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  09:00-17:00 PA C 88

For most of us self-marketing is a difficult thing to do. While realizing how important it is in order to become visible to others and to be taken seriously by them, many of us have reservations against self-selling or are not clear about how to do it in a coherent way. The goal of this ... Read more about "Training "Self-Marketing skills - indispensable to boost your career""
By Dr. Monika Clausen
26SEP
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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"
28SEP
29SEP
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Quand vous devez réaliser une présentation et que vous avez tellement de choses à partager, est-ce que bricoler quelques pages dans PowerPoint suffira ? Découvrez quels moyens de communication utiliser pour interpeler vos participants et leur présenter vos idées de manière pertinente et mémorable. Read more about "Formation "Concevoir des présentations efficaces""
By Alexandre Krstic
06OCT
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  09:00-17:00 PA C 88

Academic mobility comes in two main flavours. Accepting a research position abroad, and short-term travelling for collaborations, meetings or fieldwork. Both can provide great opportunities as well as challenges. They can be important factors for success in an academic career, and are nowadays even seen as an essential requirement in many cases. In this workshop, ... Read more about "Training "Academic Mobility & dual Career planning""
By Dr. Hilde Janssens
24OCT
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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 
26OCT
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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 
06NOV
07NOV
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If you have to manage projects, implement changes or motivate your colleagues and your boss without having formal authority, this interactive workshop will help you to discover new ways to influence your stakeholders and to develop your personal impact. - Last day on December 14, 2017 Read more about "Training "Transversal Leadership""
By Nir Zalts
09NOV
10NOV
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Conflicts at the workplace can quickly drain energy, destroy morale and reduce productivity. But where there are relationships, some degree of conflict is inevitable. Conflict is not necessarily a bad thing. As long as it is resolved effectively, it can lead to personal and professional growth. Read more about "Training "Resolving Conflicts""
By Nathalie Horvath
16NOV
07DEC
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Postures, gestures, looks, facial expressions, handshakes… all these non-verbal elements help us to understand how others communicate. They are all “silent” sources of information telling us more about other people and also ourselves that we must learn to listen to in order to communicate better ! Read more about "Training "Body Language""
By Dr Catherine Monnin
22NOV
23NOV
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La simplicité et l’efficacité de cette approche à la négociation comptent parmi ses caractéristiques. Très pragmatique, elle vous conduit à considérer la négociation comme la construction d’un puzzle plutôt que comme un jeu d’échec. Le processus de négociation est décomposé et articulé en une série d’étapes, chacune ayant ses propres outils et techniques. Les apports ... Read more about "Formation "la négociation - attitude et outils""
By Melissa Davies
23NOV
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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"
27NOV
28NOV
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En tant que manager vous souhaitez adopter un style de leadership adéquat, communiquer avec pertinence et motiver efficacement vos collaborateurs. Ce séminaire vous permettra de vous approprier les clés de base du management ainsi que les outils nécessaires à l’optimisation de la performance de votre équipe. - Dernière partie le 11 décembre 2016. Read more about "Formation "Conduire une équipe""
By Anne-Marie Turcotte
28NOV
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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 
30NOV
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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 
06DEC
07DEC
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Bien rédigés, le PV ou le compte-rendu sont la mémoire de l’activité de l’organisation. Pour gagner en efficacité, savoir prendre des notes in vivo, rédiger objectivement et transcrire d’une manière aussi claire que concise les idées et les décisions lors de séances en sont les clés du succès. Read more about "Formation "Prise de notes et rédaction de procès-verbaux""
By Nathalie Schwery

Call for proposal

01MAY
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Funding through the current call aims to attract scientists form other fields into metabolism. This call will favor collaborative projects that cross boundaries between metabolism/nutrition and engineering or medicine, or projects that develop or apply a systems approach to the study of nutrition and metabolism. Funding will encourage projects that involve EPFL research groups or ... Read more about "The Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Calls for projects in Metabolism and Nutrition proposals"
14SEP
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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]"

Deadline

07APR
01SEP
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  STCC

EARLY BIRD Registration until SEPTEMBER 1st, 2017! Abstract submission deadline: 15 September 2017 This Life Sciences Symposium will be held from 24 to 26 October 2017 (2.5 days) at the EPFL campus/STCC. The 1st day/October 24th 2017 is open to the public and the entrance is free, however registration is mandatory. French/English translation will be ... Read more about "Frontiers in Metabolism 2017 "From systems physiology to precision medicine": REGISTRATION DEADLINE"
By EPFL and EMBO Press
26APR
31MAY
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REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT MANDATORY. Number of participants is limited. Registration deadline: May 4, 2017 (http://www.limna.ch/events/481) PROGRAM (See also enclosed flyer): 08h30 Welcome and distribution of badges 09h00 Opening: Welcome 09h10 Markus Stoffel: “Posttranscriptional regulation of metabolism” 09h45 Roberto Coppari: “Life Without Insulin: Is this possible?” 10h15 Coffee Break 10h35 Michael N. Hall: “mTOR signaling ... Read more about "REGISTRATION IS OPEN: LIMNA SYMPOSIUM: METABOLISM RESEARCH IN SWITZERLAND"
By Dr. Carles Cantó, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Switzerland.
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