During a three-month visit, two Sudanese researchers, Fatema Mohamed and Maram Ali Ahmed, joined École Polytechnique’s Irradiated Solids Laboratory and strengthened their collaboration with the laboratory’s Theoretical Spectroscopy group on research projects focusing on the simulation of materials’ electronic properties. Moreover, Fatema will join the EuroTech Postdoc2 program in 2023 to pursue her postdoctoral studies in co-supervision at l’X and EPFL.
The publication of the results of the entrance exam to Ecole Polytechnique on August 2, 1972 marked the arrival of the first seven women in the Ingénieur Polytechnicien program. Ecole Polytechnique celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of its feminization throughout this year and is stepping up its efforts to promote women’s position.
Pierre Berest, former researcher at the Solid Mechanics Laboratory, which he headed from 1990 to 2001, and professor at the Department of Mechanics, member of the High College of the École Polytechnique, has left us. Andrei Constantinescu, CNRS research director and director of the LMS honors him.
The Ecole Polytechnique's traditional participation in the Bastille Day military parade, on July 14th, was marked by a stronger presence of female Polytechnic students to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Ingénieur Polytchnicien exam to women.
The strategic alliance of six prestigious science and technology universities in Europe combines the members’ expertise in research and education to contribute to building a strong, sustainable, sovereign, and resilient Europe. Éric Labaye takes over the direction of the EuroTech Alliance for the period 2022-2023.
On April 11, 2022, the French Ministry of the Armed Forces and L'X signed a new Contract of Objectives and Performance (COP) that sets the institution's 2022-2026 strategic objectives. L’X will devote the coming period to enhance the impact of its research, stengthen its multi-course training offer and launch the renovation of its buildings.
Fifty years after the opening of the Ingénieur polytechnicien program to women, the École Polytechnique inaugurated an exhibition dedicated to the feminization of the school and the inspiring careers of its alumnae, in the presence of many of the women honored on this very special occasion.
Students from École Polytechnique, the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, as well as from the ESPCI-PSL and the EPITA, put forward proposals as part of the consultations organized by the French government for upcoming French 2030 Recovery Plan, which President Emmanuel Macron set out on October 12.
The French Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, came to Ecole polytechnique to talk with the Polytechnicien students and to preside over the military parade for the X2019 Class leaving the campus. Faced with crises, France needs top-flight engineers, she said.
The École Polytechnique's Climate Plan sets out 10 achievable objectives for the next five years, grouped into three pillars - train and engage, develop and innovate, reduce and empower - in order to profoundly transform behaviors and contribute to the advent of a responsible and sustainable prosperity.