Conferences - Seminars

07NOV
24JAN
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In collaboration with EPFL Sustainable campus and the Safety, prevention and health domain, the Sports service offers an entire program around health. CampuSessions (45') and ShotSessions (20') will take place until January 2018. Discover these activities directly on the campus, no equipment needed! Novembre 7, 2017: Relaxation shot // Ludic courses Novembre 15, 2017: Relaxation ... Read more about "Let's move our campus"
24JAN
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  12:15-13:15 SV1717

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the leading cause of worldwide disability with some reports estimating prevalence rates around 6.7%. ~30% of depressed patients experience heightened inflammation, putting them at increased risk of comorbid physical illness such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, metabolic disorder, asthma, or rheumatoid arthritis. Scott Russo, Ph.D. and his team at the Mount ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Neuroimmune mechanisms of depression"
By Scott Russo,  Center for Affective Neuroscience,  Icahn School of Medicine ...
25JAN
  13:15-14:15 MA A1 10

In this talk I will introduce the chromatic number of a lattice: It is the least number of colors one needs to color the interiors of the cells of the Voronoi tessellation of a lattice so that no two cells sharing a facet are of the same color. I will introduce two lower bounds for ... Read more about "Coloring the Voronoi tessellation of lattices"
By Frank Vallentin (Universität zu Köln)
25JAN
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By : John Wilkes - Google Abstract : Imagine some product team inside Google wants 100,000 CPU cores + RAM + flash + accelerators + disk in a couple of months. We need to decide where to put them, when; whether to deploy new machines, or re-purpose/reconfigure old ones; ensure we have enough power, cooling, ... Read more about "IC Talk: Building the warehouse scale computer"
25JAN
  14:30-16:30 BC 410

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Thesis advisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Abstract Interactive distributed systems, such as high- frequency trading, augmented reality and online gaming, require low latency between users. Geographically-diverse replication is a common technique to decrease latency, but current de- ployment frameworks either target specific applications (e.g., ... Read more about "Secure Locality-Preserving Distributed Systems"
By Cristina Basescu
25JAN
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  15:00-17:00 CM 1 4

The developments of statistical mechanics and of quantum field theory are among the major achievements of 20th century's science. In the second half of the century, these two subjects started to converge, resulting in some of the most remarkable successes of mathematical physics. At the heart of this convergence lies the conjecture that critical lattice ... Read more about "Statistical Field Theory and the Ising Model"
By Prof. Clément Hongler
26JAN
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  14:00-15:00 BC420

By Miltos Allamanis - Microsoft Abstract The abundance of available source code raises the exciting possibility to develop novel machine learning-based software engineering tools that learn from large corpora. These probabilistic source code analyses necessitate interdisciplinary research in machine learning and programming languages. The core challenge rests in developing methods that can probabilistically handle the ... Read more about "Learning to Represent Programs with Graphs"
26JAN
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  15:00-17:00 SV 1717

Program, schedule: 15:00 - 15:05 Ivan Istomin EPFL (Maerkl Lab) Introduction, opening words 15:05 - 15:50 Prof. Kai Papenfort Ludwig-Maximilians University, Department of Biology, Munich (D) “Lessons from Vibrio cholerae” - abstract / biosketch 15:50 - 16:20 Roderich Römhild Department of Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics, Zoological Institute, University of Kiel (D) “Negative Hysteresis Improves Antibiotic ... Read more about "special IBI-EDBB thematic Mini-symposium on Bacterial Resistance"
By Three speakers - see program.
27JAN
30JAN
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  Swiss Tech Convention Center

The Applied Machine Learning Days will take place from January 27th to 30th, 2018, at the Swiss Tech Convention Center on EPFL campus. It is one of the largest machine learning & AI events in Europe, focused specifically on the applications of machine learning and AI, making it particularly interesting to industry and academia. Saturday ... Read more about "Applied Machine Learning Days 2018"
By See our workshop sessions and the list of speakers.
29JAN
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Intellectual property acts as a catalyst for the success of startup companies. In particular, owning patents facilitates the access to capital mostly from venture capitalists. A study from Harvard and New York Universities shows that startups with patents create more jobs, enjoy higher sales growth, innovate more, and are more likely to go public of ... Read more about "The Bright Side of Intellectual Property"

Exhibitions

14NOV
11FEB
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  11:00-18:00 ArtLab EPFL

Employing a novel technology developed in EPFL’s neuroscience laboratories, Mental Work is a series of spectacular machines controlled by brain activity alone--a thought factory placing the human mind back at the center of our technologically dominated world. Beginning on 27 October, EPFL Artlab will put these machines to work in the first factory dedicated to ... Read more about "MENTAL WORK: The Cognitive Revolution Starts Here"
17NOV
03FEB
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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. "Ma pratique de la peinture est ancienne et s’est approfondie avec le temps jusqu’à devenir une réelle passion." Eliane Monnier Read more about ""Destinations" Techniques mixtes"
By Eliane Monnier
01DEC
04MAR
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  06:00-23:00 Extérieurs Rolex Learning Center EPFL

Pour la deuxième fois après Echoing Bex&Arts, les Affaires culturelles et artistiques revisitent une manifestation artistique qui s’est déroulée en Suisse romande. Cette année, la Triennale d’art contemporain du Valais est reprise. A l’EPFL, autour du Rolex Learning Center et sur la Place Cosandey, les sculptures d’artistes suisses et internationaux de Joëlle Allet, Monica Bonvicini, ... Read more about "Echoing Triennale d'art contemporain Valais/Wallis"
By Triennale d'art contemporain Valais/Wallis
19JAN
31JUL
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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

Thesis defenses

26JAN
  14:30 Salle du Conseil (bât. 503) CERN Rte de Meyrin 385, 1217 Meyrin

Thesis directors : Prof. H. Hofmann , Dr O. R. Jones Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8272 Read more about "Study and Characterization of Magnetic Materials for Beam Intensity Monitors at CERN"
By Silvia AGUILERA MURCIANO
26JAN
  15:00 Aula de l'Observatoire de Sauverny, 1290 Versoix, Suisse

Thesis director : Prof. J.-P. R. Kneib Physics doctoral program. Thesis 8338 Read more about "Advanced gravitational lensing techniques for precision cosmology"
By Markus REXROTH
26JAN
  16:00 Zeuzier, EPFL Valais Wallis, Rue de l'Industrie 17, 1950 Sion

Thesis directors : Prof. M. K. Nazeeruddin , Prof. M. Graetzel Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8264 Read more about "Molecularly Engineered Hole Transporting Materials for High Performance Perovskite Solar Cells"
By Kasparas RAKSTYS
26JAN
  16:00 H8-01 144.165 Campus Biotech Ch. des Mines 9 1202 Genève

Thesis directors : Prof. S. Micera , Prof. G. Courtine Neuroscience doctoral program. Thesis 8245 Read more about "Hybrid peripheral-spinal neuroprosthesis for refined motor execution after paralysis"
By Sophie Marie Marthe WURTH
26JAN
  16:00 BC 420

Thesis directors : Prof. F. Kaplan , Prof. B. Beaude Architecture and Sciences of the City doctoral program. Thesis 8242 Read more about "Mapping affinities: visualizing academic practice through collaboration"
By Dario RODIGHIERO
26JAN
  16:15 CE 1 5

Thesis director : Prof. P. Dillenbourg Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8241 Read more about "Cellulo: Tangible Haptic Swarm Robots for Learning"
By Ayberk ÖZGÜR
26JAN
  17:00 Auditoire Charles-Edouard Guillaume, Microcity, Rue de la Maladière 71, 2000 Neuchâtel

Thesis directors : Prof. H. Shea , Dr S. Rosset Microsystems and Microelectronics doctoral program. Thesis 8175 Read more about "Large Array of Shape Memory Polymer Actuators for Haptics and Microfluidics"
By Nadine BESSE
26JAN
  17:00 BM 5202

Thesis director : Prof. A. Kis Thesis nr 8321 Microsystems and Microelectronics doctoral program Read more about "Grain boundaries and quantum transport in monolayer MoS2"
By Kolyo MARINOV
26JAN
By Romana BALTIC
26JAN
  17:30 BCH 2201

Thesis directors : Prof. K. Johnsson , Prof. V. Hatzimanikatis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8376 Read more about "Towards Elucidating the Mechanism of Action of Biguanides"
By Nicolas Peter GOELDEL
26JAN
By Evangelia-Nefeli ATHANASOPOULOU
26JAN
  18:00 CM 1 4

Thesis directors : Prof. F. Rachidi-Haeri , Prof. M. Paolone Electrical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7988 Read more about "Characteristics of Upward Lightning Flashes"
By Mohammad AZADIFAR
26JAN
By Lionel Jérémie MARTIN
29JAN
  16:30 BCH 2201

Thesis director : Prof. D. L. Emsley Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8374 Read more about "Surface-Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy"
By Dominik Józef KUBICKI

Miscellaneous

29JAN
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  13:30-17:30 ELA 2

La transition numérique est en marche et le secteur de la construction n’est pas en reste. Sa mutation impose une mise à jour des connaissances et des acquis. Les institutions académiques romandes apportent leurs réponses à la demande de la profession en proposant une formation certifiante CAS en coordination BIM. Ces portes ouvertes visent à ... Read more about "PORTES OUVERTES - C.A.S. EN COORDINATION BIM"
By Planificateur : Tekhne, Entreprises : Groupe Zuttion, Losinger Marazzi, Ingénieurs : CSD ingénieurs ...

Academic Calendar

15JAN
03FEB
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For 1st year, Bachelor and Master from all sections Read more about "Winter session examinations"
22JAN
26JAN
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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"
22JAN
26JAN
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Internal trainings

24JAN
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  09:00-12:15 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. Plus de description Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By Les spécialistes des sujets administratifs généraux
25JAN
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  08:30-12:00 MA B0 424

WordPress étant appelé à remplacer Jahia utilisé actuellement et devenir le principal outil utilisé sur le campus pour les sites de facultés, laboratoires, services, ce cours a pour but de faciliter le passage d’un outil à l’autre en montrant les comparant les manières de travailler et en montrant les différences d’utilisation entre Jahia et WordPress. Read more about "De Jahia à WordPress - Cours de transition"
By Hicham Dennaoui
29JAN
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  08:30-12:00 MA B0 424

Gestion des droits d’accès aux ressources de l’EPFL ACCRED est l’outil de décision permettant à une application informatique ou à tout autre type de service de déterminer s’il est possible ou non donner à une personne authentifiée l’accès à une certaine ressource. ACCRED gère en effet les droits notamment en les attribuant par défaut non ... Read more about "Accréditation"
By Hicham Dennaoui
29JAN
31JAN
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  08:30-17:30 MA B0 426

Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) présente l'environnement LabVIEW, ses fonctionnalités, la programmation par flux de données et les architectures LabVIEW courantes. Ce cours est le moyen le plus rapide de devenir productif avec LabVIEW. Il vous prépare à développer des applications de test et de mesure, d'acquisition de données, de contrôle ... Read more about "LabVIEW Core I (FR)"
By National Instruments
30JAN
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  08:30-11:30 BI A0 397

Au travers de cette formation les différentes étapes qui jalonnent la vie d’un collaborateur depuis son arrivée, jusqu’à son départ, les divers documents RH et les workflows administratifs vous seront expliqués par les spécialistes métiers. Plus de descriptions Read more about "FOBA - Ressources humaines Administratif"
By Les assistantes des Ressources humaines    
30JAN
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  13:30-17:00 salle BI A2 468

The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism. Use i-thenticate to correct your text in order to eliminate potential ques of plagiarism. ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"
By Ingrid Le Duc & Raphaël Grolimund

Deadline

24JAN
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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 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 crédit d'achats"