Under the supervision of two professors from École Polytechnique and Télécom Paris, Jesus Cumana-Morales, a PhD student from the Czech Technical University, elaborated a scientific project, which has been accepted for publication at the IEEE International MeditCom 2023 Conference. The project had been initiated as part of École Polytechnique's course "Wireless Networks: from Cellular to Connected Objects", which has been made available to students from the five EuroTeQ Engineering University partner institutions in the shared course catalog of the European university EuroTeQ including École Polytechnique.
The third edition of the U7+ Student Forum addressed the theme “Peace and Security – What commitments can students make to support universities as engines of innovation in peace and security?“ Hosted by École Polytechnique, the forum took place in a virtual format from June 16 to July 7, 2023, and brought together students and faculty experts from the U7+ Alliance of World Universities across the globe.
École Polytechnique is one of the founding members of the EuroTeQ Engineering University, founded in 2020 to design an innovative program to train European engineers. The European Commission has now extended funding for the successful European university until 2027. Dedicated to reinforcing the cooperation in education and lifelong learning between European universities of science and technology, the EuroTeQ Engineering University will comprise in the next phase of the project two additional partner institutions, HEC Paris and IESE Business School, and two associated partners, including Institut Polytechnique de Paris.
The international competition EuroTeQaThon, taking place from June 10th to 12th, 2023, at the Czech Technical University in Prague, brought together students from the six partner institutions of the EuroTeQ Engineering University. For the second consecutive edition, students from École Polytechnique participated in the event and presented the projects they developed in response to the competition's challenge "Leave no waste behind".
From May 31st to June 2nd, at the premises of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Natalia Pietruszewska, a Master of Science & Technology student at École Polytechnique, and Abu Bakar Ali, a Bachelor student at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), both represented the EuroTeQ Engineering University, of which École Polytechnique is a founding member. The European Students' Assembly brought together over a hundred students from European universities.
École polytechnique ranks 45th in the 2023 global ranking of the Round University Ranking (RUR), which lists the best higher education institutions worldwide, and takes the top spot among the listed French institutions.
École Polytechnique organized a five-day boot camp for the 35 postdoctoral researchers enrolled in the EuroTech Postdoc2 fellowship program. From April 17-21, 2023, the participants joined the campus from across Europe to meet their peers and take part in several workshops designed to support them in their future careers.
École Polytechnique hosted the 15th edition of the International Physicists’Tournament (IPT), which brought together 18 teams from international higher education institutions from April 23 to 29 this year. After winning the tournament three times in a row, the X team finished in fifth.
In recognition of the high quality of École Polytechnique's French as a foreign language courses, the interministerial commission has renewed the attribution of the label Qualité FLE (Français Langue Étrangère) for the School's 'French as Foreign Language' department, grading top marks for all criteria.
Among the finalists for the McCall MacBain scholarship, Elsa Tanré, who studies in the Ingénieur Polytechnicien program (X20), represented École Polytechnique with distinction and has been awarded a scholarship of 20,000 Canadian dollars.
Thirteen of the Eiffel excellence scholarships 2023 are granted to international students of École Polytechnique. Five additional students are on the complementary list for this prestigious scholarship awarded by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and may add to the excellent result. Beyond the excellence of the students, the distinction also illustrates the global renown of the School, attracting the best international students to its degree programs.
Building on the success of the Blockchain Starter Program, launched in 2022, to understand the strategic, economic and legal issues of this technology, École Polytechnique Executive Education, completes its offer on Blockchain and launches the "Blockchain Advanced Program Decentralized Finance (DeFi)" certification program.