Conferences - Seminars

06FEB
04DEC
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  11:00-13:00 EPFL Fribourg

The smart living lunches take place every first Tuesday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm at the smart living lab in Fribourg. Two researchers present during 20 minutes their work related to the smart living lab's research fields that can range from construction technologies, to material sciences and renewable energy production systems, ... Read more about "smart living lunches"
25JUN
  09:00-11:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Patrick Thiran Thesis advisor: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Machine Learning (ML) has proven to be powerful in deriving useful information benefiting from the increasing amount of data available daily on the Internet. To make the best of this massive amount of data, ML models are ... Read more about "Towards Communication-Efficient Distributed Machine Learning Techniques"
By Arsany Guirguis
25JUN
  10:30-12:30 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Jaggi Thesis advisor: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Co-examiner: Prof. Patrick Thiran Abstract The resurgence of machine learning in the last two decades has been opening new technological doors, empowering industries and the people who use it. To make the most of ever-growing datasets and tackle more complex problems, machine ... Read more about "Practical Byzantine-Resilient Distributed Machine Learning"
By Sébastien Rouault
25JUN
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  11:00-12:00 SV 1717

ABSTRACT: Understanding the molecular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis and clinical therapeutics are central to treating cancer. For decades, mouse models have been a foundation of research efforts in oncology. New tools for genomic manipulation such as CRISPER and other technological advancements have served to accelerate the development of a multitude of novel and powerful animal ... Read more about "A Hallmarks of Cancer-based Oncology Models Fidelity Score."
25JUN
  13:00-15:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Thesis advisor: Prof. Carmela Troncoso Co-examiner: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Abstract The Domain Name Service (DNS) is ubiquitous in today's Internet infrastructure. However, a vast majority of DNS queries are sent in plaintext, posing a privacy threat. DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS are two protocols that intend to provide better ... Read more about "Traffic analysis and its impact on user privacy"
By Sandra Deepthy Siby
25JUN
  14:00-16:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Mark Pauly Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Pavan Ramdya Co-examiner: Prof. Brian McCabe Abstract Behavior is the final output of the animal's nervous system. To understand how brain governs behavior, we first need to precisely quantify the behavioral output. In this report, we review three papers ... Read more about "Learning the link between Drosophila 3D Pose and Neural Activity Patterns"
By Semih Günel
25JUN
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  18:30-22:00 Swiss Tech Convention Center - Lausanne

For the 1st time in 20 years the >>Venture>> Award Ceremony will take place in Lausanne, at EPFL Swiss Tech Convention Center. We look forward to welcoming you! Please register on http://www.venture.ch/ac >>Venture>> is jointly organzied by ETH Zurich, McKinsey & Company Switzerland, Knecht Holding, InnoSuisse and EPFL. During the award ceremony, the top 5 ... Read more about ">>Venture>> Award Ceremony"

Exhibitions

21FEB
17AUG
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  10:00-13:00 Rolex Learning Center

For the start of the semester of Spring 2018, the EPFL Library is putting Mathematics in the spotlight and offers from Wednesday, February 21, a selection of documents at the Espace Découverte "Mathematics and Music", as well as an exhibition of Ancient Books "Les Mathématiques sous toutes leurs formes". "Mathematics and Music", February-April 2018, Espace ... Read more about "Mathematics expose themselves"
27APR
26AUG
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  11:00-18:00 Bâtiment ArtLab

The exhibition Kung Fu Motion: The Living Archive opens on April 28. It accompanies the integration of ArtLab into EPFL’s College of Humanities and kicks off a stimulating series of fresh programs at the intersections of art/science. Kung Fu Motion is the story of the dynamic traditions of Southern China and Hong Kong’s martial arts, ... Read more about "Kung Fu Motion: the living archive"
09MAY
23SEP
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  07:00-23:59 Rolex Learning Center - Patios extérieurs

Le duo d'artistes bernois Haus am Gern (Barbara Meyer Cesta & Rudolf Steiner) a installé une septantaine de feux en plexiglas découpé et miroitant sous les voûtes du Rolex Learning Center. Une invitation à regarder l'espace de manière décalée, de voir les creux, les vides, les marges. Le Rolex Learning Center captive par les puissants ... Read more about "Haus am Gern: Fireplace"
By Haus am Gern: Barbara Meyer Cesta et Rudolf Steiner

Sporting events

01MAY
30JUN
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On May 1st, the challenge Bike to Work 2018 begins for a new edition until June 30th. In 2017, 646 students and members of staff formed 191 teams and covered 189,000 km, the equivalent of traveling almost five times round the Earth. It is our turn to take up the challenge and break this record! ... Read more about "Bike to Work"

Academic Calendar

18JUN
07JUL
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Summer session 1st year, Bachelor Cycle and Master Cycle examinations for all sections Read more about "Summer session examinations"
25JUN
29JUN
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EDBB: doctoral program in biotechnology and bioengineering EDMS: doctoral program in molecular life sciences EDNE: doctoral program in neuroscience Read more about "Hiring days in the EDBB, EDMS and EDNE doctoral programs"

Internal trainings

06JUN
27JUN
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

Do you want to learn specific skills and attitudes to improve your professional relationships? Do you want to increase your own negotiation capacities, enabling you to be more efficient? Do you want to build lasting partnerships? The strength of this approach to negotiation comes from its simplicity and proven efficiency. Highly practical, it helps you ... Read more about "Negotiate with success - tools and mindset for lasting agreements"
By Melissa Davies
25JUN
27JUN
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

This course completes the training “Python Fundamentals, level 1”. This course for experienced developers helps you take your expertise in Python to a whole new level. During this course students will learn the most powerful patterns and tools Python has to offer, and how to leverage them to create reliable, maintainable applications - either individually, ... Read more about "Python Level 2: advanced"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier

Call for proposal

25JUN
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP) for 2018. The intent of the TBDRP Idea Award intends to support conceptually innovative, high-risk/potentially high-reward research in the early stages of development that could lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Tick-Borne Disease Idea Award | Research funding]"
25JUN
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP) for 2018. The intent of the TBDRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award intends to support highly rigorous, high-impact studies that have the potential to make important contributions to Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases research, patient ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE | Tick-Borne Disease Investigator-Initiated Research Award]"
25JUN
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP) for 2018. The intent of the TBDRP Career Development Award supports independent, early-career investigators conducting impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced tick-borne diseases researcher (i.e., the Mentor) as an opportunity to obtain ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Tick-Borne Disease Career Development Award | Research funding]"

Deadline

06JUN
12JUL
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The AIT programme aims to support scientists in transforming their high-level applied research into market application and discovering their entrepreneurial potential. By connecting scientists from top institutions in Switzerland and India, the program promotes an international network and enables access to one of the most promising markets and intellectual capitals in applied research. Open to ... Read more about "Academia-Industry Training India Camp 2018"
25JUN
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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 de comptabilité 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 ... Read more about "Délai des cartes de crédits d'achats"