Edmond Baratte, a recent doctor from the Plasma Physics Laboratory, is leading a project combining plasma technologies to produce methane from carbon dioxide in the most carbon-neutral way possible. Thanks to funding from SATT Paris-Saclay, the aim is to design a prototype showing the process's efficiency
The founding partner institutions of Alliance, including École Polytechnique, celebrated the 20th anniversary of their international collaboration on March 13, 2023, in Paris. On the occasion, a conference on climate change brought together internationally renowned researchers from the four partner universities who discussed the real impact and limitations of different economic tools aimed at direct decisions towards more sustainable solutions.
The TechInnov Days were held from January 26 to 27, 2023, in Ben Guerir, Morocco. This conference dedicated to data science and artificial intelligence was co-organized by the École Polytechnique through its Chair "Data Science & Industrial Processes".
Yanlei Diao, a Professor at the Computer Science Laboratory of the École Polytechnique, develops new algorithms and methods to analyse and extract useful insights from data. Her work funded by the European Research Council is conducted in collaboration with major research institutions and industrial partners.
Balt van Rees, a researcher at the Center for Theoretical Physics, is interested in the mathematical framework of quantum field theories, which are used in many areas of physics, still raises many questions. He is leading the QFTinAdS project funded by the European Research Council.
One year after the publication of École Polytechnique’s Climate Plan and its commitment to put sustainable development at the heart of its fundamental missions of education, research and innovation, the realization of its ten objectives is well under way.
As runners and walkers know, every stride generates shock and vibration. For their comfort, sports shoe manufacturers are particularly interested in reducing these vibrations. That is the challenge Antoni Joubert took up in his research in the framework of the Arkema Chair "Design and modeling of innovative materials".
The start-ups included in the 2023 Next40 /FrenchTech 120 lists were unveiled on February 19th. Ten of tte 40 Next 40 start-ups were created or co-founded by École polytechnique alumni. One out of five French unicorns - start-ups valued at more than $1 billion - also originated from the X entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.
The Engineering for Health (E4H) Interdisciplinary Center of Institut Polytechnique de Paris, of which École polytechnique is a founding member, is opening a new creative and collaborative space dedicated to bioengineering projects’ prototyping.
Roland Lescure (X87), the French Minister in charge of Industry, came to meet École Polytechnique’s students and start-ups of its ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation supported by its incubator, the Drahi X-Novation Center. He pleaded for École Polytechnique’graduates to fully support the new industrial zero carbon revolution.
The closing ceremony of the second edition of the GenHack student challenge, organised by the "Stress Test, Risk management and Financial Steering" chair, was held on Thursday 2 February 2023 in the presence of the five winning teams.
For the 4th consecutive year, the Chair "Econophysics and Complex Systems" is launching a call for applications for the "CFM Women in Quantitative Finance" PhD scholarship. This grant enables its laureates to finance their doctoral thesis in a field where women are still under-represented.