Conferences - Seminars

28JUN
  14:15-15:15 MA A1 12

(Travail en commun avec W. Sawin) Résumé : Il y a quelques années, nous avons montré que les chemins parcourus par les sommes partielles de sommes de Kloosterman modulo un nombre premier sont répartis asymptotiquement comme une série de Fourier aléatoire particulière. L'exposé présentera ce résultat, puis présentera certaines propriétés du support de la loi ... Read more about "Le support des chemins de Kloosterman"
By Emmanuel Kowalski (ETH Zurich)
29JUN
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  16:30-17:30 BCH2201

This presentation first provides an overview of our recent work [1-7] elucidating the charge-carrier dynamics in organic-inorganic metal halide perovskites for solar cells with power-conversion efficiencies now exceeding 20%. We discuss the fundamental photophysics that has enabled these materials to be such efficient light-harvesters and charge collectors. We demonstrate how parameters essential for photovoltaic operation ... Read more about "Mechanisms limiting charge-carrier recombination and mobilities in metal halide perovskites (LACUS)"
21AUG
25AUG
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

The method of Euler systems models L-functions of automorphic forms in terms of motivic or Galois cohomological data (Galois cohomology classes). It is a major tool in the proof of the known cases of the Bloch-Kato conjectures. The objective of the workshop is to introduce graduate students and junior researchers to the theory of Euler ... Read more about "Introductory Workshop on Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions"
28AUG
01SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

Euler systems have been powerful tools in the study of the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. As such, understanding more conceptually the constructions of Euler systems and relating these to other areas of mathematics such as representation theory could be of great interest. The goal of the conference will be to discuss novel constructions of Euler ... Read more about "Special Cycles on Shimura Varieties and Iwasawa Theory"
07NOV
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  11:00-12:00 SV 1717

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"
11DEC
15DEC
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

This conference will conclude the semester program on "Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions". The goal will be to present recent advances in the constructions of Euler systems, their applications to the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture and Iwasawa theory. Emphasis will be given on novel results obtained during the semester. Read more about "Recent Developments on the Arithmetic of Special Values of L-functions"
By CIB

Exhibitions

07JUN
12JUL
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  Arcade du bâtiment BM (Place Nord)

"Travelling slowly means encoutering". These few words might summarize the photographic exhibition by Claude Marthaler, called Zen or the art of pedalling. With 15 photographs, each going hand in hand with a "cyclosophical" aphorism (in French), Claude Marthaler shares the secret of this incredible energy he spends to travel the world: the happiness of meeting ... Read more about ""Zen or the art of pedalling" by Claude Marthaler"

Thesis defenses

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
10JUL
  17:00 Auditorium of Biophore building, UNIL Sorge, 1015 Lausanne

Thesis directors : Prof. C. Pulgarin, Dr J. Entenza Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7807 Read more about "New antimicrobial surfaces and intravascular catheters for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections"
By Myriam Koumba Sarah BALLO
29SEP
By Adrian Claudiu VALCULESCU

Miscellaneous

04JUL
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What are good reasons to flip a class? What do students and teachers actually do in a flipped class? This workshop will introduce the participants to the various forms of flipped classroom designs and to the different instructional techniques that can be used. Hands-on activities will allow the participants to work on the design of ... Read more about "Flipping a Class from 0 to 180"
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

13JUL
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  08:30-12:00 BI A0 397

Ce cours s’adresse aux personnes occupant un rôle d’administratice/teur ou de gestionnaire d’équipe pour la gestion des absences au sein d’une unité de l’EPFL. Il est recommandé de le suivre au début de votre activité à l’EPFL. Il a pour but de vous familiariser avec le logiciel de la gestion des absences, en présentant notamment ... Read more about "Formation Gestion des absences"
By Service de la gestion des absences
25AUG
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Come and meet the Vice Presidency for Research! The Vice Presidency for Research (VPR) is organising a half day meeting to give new professors at EPFL the opportunity to meet all the services of the VPR. The VPR determines and implements the research strategy of EPFL. It is responsible for research contracts, technology transfer, scientific ... Read more about "Presentation of the Vice Presidency for Research"
12SEP
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  13:30-17:00 BI A0 397

Ce cours s’adresse aux personnes occupant un rôle d’administratice/teur ou de gestionnaire d’équipe pour la gestion des absences au sein d’une unité de l’EPFL. Il est recommandé de le suivre au début de votre activité à l’EPFL. Il a pour but de vous familiariser avec le logiciel de la gestion des absences, en présentant notamment ... Read more about "Formation Gestion des absences"
By Service de gestion des absences
17NOV
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Come and meet the Vice Presidency for Research! The Vice Presidency for Research (VPR) is organising a half day meeting to give new professors at EPFL the opportunity to meet all the services of the VPR. The VPR determines and implements the research strategy of EPFL. It is responsible for research contracts, technology transfer, scientific ... Read more about "Presentation of the Vice Presidency for Research"

Call for proposal

31AUG
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ERC Advanced Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements. Applicant Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal. Submission deadline: 31.08.2017 Funding: up to EUR 2'500'000 Duration: up ... Read more about "[ERC ADVANCED GRANT I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01NOV
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PRIMA (Promoting Women in Academia) grants are aimed at excellent female researchers from Switzerland and abroad who aspire to a professorship in Switzerland. PRIMA grantees lead their own research project at a Swiss higher education institution. Submission deadline: 1st of November 2017 (launch on the 1st of August 2017) Funding: up to CHF 750'000 Duration: ... Read more about "[SNSF I PRIMA]"