Dacian Ciolos, Prime Minister of Romania, visited l'X
Dacian Ciolos, Prime Minister of Romania, visited École Polytechnique on June 9, 2016. He answered some questions for École Polytechnique's program "L'Invité de l"X" .
Dacian Cioloș, Prime Minister of Romania, visited École Polytechnique on June 9, 2016 on the occasion of his official visit to France. A special encounter between the Prime Minister and the Director-General of École Polytechnique, Yves Demay, was organized during the visit of the delegation.
Dacian Cioloş also visited the Laboratory for the Use of Intense Lasers – LULI (CNRS, École Polytechnique, CEA, UPMC). The Romanian Prime Minister was accompanied by Gérard Mourou , the researcher who initiated the ELI project, a research infrastructure which is part of the priority European projects involving Romania, Patrick Audebert, technical director of LULI, and some important members of the scientific collaboration between l’X and Romania, notably several alumni of École Polytechnique.
The Prime Minister concluded his visit by an informal meeting with Romanian students, alumni of l’X, and some members of the scientific collaboration between l’X and Romania.
During his visit to École Polytechnique, Dacian Cioloş answered some questions for École Polytechnique's program "L'Invité de l"X". The Prime Minister spoke about the long history of cooperation and friendship between Romania and France and the common cultural season that will be organized by the two countries in 2018. He addressed the main issues of cooperation in culture, science, industry and compared French and Romanian higher education system. He also shared his opinion on the ELI project, initiated by the researcher of l‘X, Gérard Mourou, that Romania is conducting with French and European support. The project regards the implementation of the world's most powerful laser, which should be released in less than two years.