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Three École Polytechnique researchers win ERC Advanced Grants
Research
11.04.24
Three École Polytechnique researchers win ERC Advanced Grants
Every year, the European Research Council supports ground-breaking research and scientific excellence. In 2024, Charles Baroud, from École Polytechnique’s Hydrodynamics Laboratory (LadHyX), Olivier Gossner, from the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and Joris van der Hoeven from École Polytechnique’s Computer Laboratory each receive an ERC fellowship in the Advanced Grants category.
The AAMS 2024 international conference at École Polytechnique from September 4 to 6, 2024
Research
11.04.24
The AAMS 2024 international conference at École Polytechnique from September 4 to 6, 2024
This symposium brings together international specialists in Additive Manufacturing of metals, a fast-growing field of research. The scientific conference is intended as a forum for discussion, with a particular focus on young researchers.
CLIFIRIUM: a multidisciplinary conference on climate economics
Chairs, Research
Facile
09.04.24
CLIFIRIUM: a multidisciplinary conference on climate economics
The second CLIFIRIUM conference (Climate finance, risk and uncertainty modelling) was held from 09 to 11 October 2023 at the Banque de France and the French Banking Federation. It was organised by the "Stress-Test: Risk Management and Financial Steering" Chair, headed by Emmanuel Gobet (professor at the École Polytechnique) at the Center for Applied Mathematics (CMAP*) and supported by BNP Paribas.
20 years of sponsorship for the ecological and energy transition
Chairs, Research
Facile
08.04.24
20 years of sponsorship for the ecological and energy transition
The "Sustainable Development" and "Sustainable Energies" teaching and research chairs, both supported by EDF, are celebrating their 20th and 15th anniversaries, a long-term commitment to the ecological and energy transition.
Call for applications for the "CFM Women in Quantitative Finance" PhD scholarship
Chairs, Research
Moyen
28.03.24
Call for applications for the "CFM Women in Quantitative Finance" PhD scholarship
For the 5th year running, the Chair “Econophysics and Complex Systems” is receiving applications for the CFM Women in Quantitative Finance scholarship, which provides funding for a doctoral thesis pursued by a top candidate. Natascha Hey, the 2022 laureate, describes her work on video.
Inauguration of the Chair “Trustworthy and Responsible Artificial Intelligence”
Chairs, Research
Facile
27.03.24
Inauguration of the Chair “Trustworthy and Responsible Artificial Intelligence”
Crédit Agricole S.A., École Polytechnique and the École Polytechnique Foundation are launching the Chaire "Trustworthy and Responsible Artificial Intelligence". Its aim is to explore and define new methods for designing Artificial Intelligence systems that are ethical, robust, secure, frugal, and explainable.
Nearly 30 École Polytechnique’s graduates in the Choiseul 2024 ranking
Education
26.03.24
Nearly 30 École Polytechnique’s graduates in the Choiseul 2024 ranking
Twenty-nine École Polytechnique alumni and graduates feature in the 2024 edition of the Choiseul ranking of business leaders under 40. Thirteen of them feature in the Top 100.
Preparatory training for non-French-speaking students of the Ingénieur Polytechnicien program
International
25.03.24
Preparatory training for non-French-speaking students of the Ingénieur Polytechnicien program
Designed specifically for non-French-speaking students as an integral part of their first year in the Ingénieur Polytechnicien program, the preparatory training combines French culture and language classes, scientific courses, sports, and cultural activities. This preparatory program has been developed to help non-French-speaking students become familiar with the academic and social campus environment at École Polytechnique. It takes place while the French and French-speaking international students of the class complete their human and military training. In April 2024, all students of class X2023 will get together for the first academic period of the Ingénieur Polytechnicien program and pursue their engineering studies together.
In Morocco, the Chair "Data Science and Industrial Processes" co-organises the "Winter School - Generative AI"
Chairs, Research
Moyen
19.03.24
In Morocco, the Chair "Data Science and Industrial Processes" co-organises the "Winter School - Generative AI"
The "Data Science and Industrial Processes" Chair, in partnership with UM6P, co-directed at École Polytechnique by Eric Moulines and supported by the OCP Group, helped organize the "Winter School - Generative AI" conference held from February 26 to March 1, 2024 in Morocco.
École Polytechnique hosts a regional final of the 3-Minutes Thesis competition
Research
14.03.24
École Polytechnique hosts a regional final of the 3-Minutes Thesis competition
Ten young researchers, most of them from École Polytechnique’s laboratories, presented their thesis topics at this event organized at École polytechnique by the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, of which École polytechnique is a founding member. Marie Sigallon and Elie Kadoche have been selected to represent IP Paris at the national semi-final to be held in April 2024.
French Minister of the Armed Forces at École Polytechnique to boost AI in Defense
Institution
09.03.24
French Minister of the Armed Forces at École Polytechnique to boost AI in Defense
The French Minister of the Armed Forces, Sébastien Lecornu, announced at École polytechnique the creation as early as summer 2024 of a new Ministerial Agency for Artificial Intelligence in Defense (MAAID). The agency's research center will be located on Ecole Polytechnique’s campus. The minister also reiterated the importance of the military status of École Polytechnique’s cadets, and underlined the importance of the resources allocated to École polytechnique by the Ministry of the Armed Forces.
Graduation of the first class of the Specialized Master's program ETRE in Ivory Coast
International
07.03.24
Graduation of the first class of the Specialized Master's program ETRE in Ivory Coast
The first class of the specialized Master's program "Renewable Energies: Technology and Entrepreneurship" (ETRE), launched by École Polytechnique and Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny in September 2021 to train executives specialized in renewable energy in Ivory Coast, successfully completed the curriculum. The graduation ceremony took place at the French embassy in Abidjan, on 1st March 2024, in the presence of the French Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire Jean-Christophe Belliard.