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.
Manas Upadhyay, an Assistant Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique, is awarded the Jean & André Rist Medal 2022 for his work on understanding the microstructure of materials. His research at the Solid Mechanics Laboratory is currently directed towards making metal additive manufacturing more sustainable.
The 12th edition of the Gerondeau - Safran Prize, awarded on November 9, confirmed the commitment of its founders to long-term entrepreneurship, and rewarded three disruptive start-ups with strong industrial and technological components: Amphitrite, Stratolia and Surge.
Victoire Cachoux (X2013), Flore Sentenac (X2014), Lucile Vigué (X2015), Anne Nguyen (X2014), Marie Cherasse, PhD student at the Irradiated Solids Laboratory, and Angèle Niclas, post-doctoral student at the Centre for Applied Mathematics, are among the laureates of the l'Oréal-UNESCO 2022 Prize for Women in Science, which rewards their research work conducted during their PhD.
The research papers of two École Polytechnique students in the field of responsible investment has been distinguished by the Forum for Responsible Investment - Principles for Responsible Investment Awards, which recognize outstanding academic research in the field of finance and sustainable development.
The 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics rewards the experiments with entangled particles conducted by Alain Aspect, John Clauser and Anton Zeilinger, which paved the way for the "second quantum revolution". Let's take a look back at this story, which arose from questions about the nature of quantum physics.
Two of the six X start-ups rewarded at the 24th I-Lab competition - Runblind and InSpek - are supported by the X-TECH incubator at the Drahi X Novation Center. The other four - Enginn Technologies, Ever Dye, S2S and Silina - were created by X alumni.
Ahmed Shokry Abdelaleem, a research engineer at the Centre for Applied Mathematics at Ecole Polytechnique, won the 2022 Excellence Award in Computer Aided Process Engineering, granted by the European Federation of Chemical Engineering.
Pascal Chabert, CNRS research director at the Plasma Physics Laboratory and Professor at École Polytechnique, has just been awarded a CNRS silver medal. It recognises his significant work in the field of plasma physics, with applications for microelectronics and space propulsion.
Patrick Huerre is CNRS Senior Scientist Emeritus and was Professor at Ecole Polytechnique where he co-founded the Hydrodynamics Laboratory with Jean-Marc Chomaz. He has just been awarded the European Society of Mechanics' Fluid Mechanics Prize, for his career devoted to hydrodynamic instabilities.