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A bright collaboration – Two visiting researchers from Sudan at l’X
Institution
29.08.22
A bright collaboration – Two visiting researchers from Sudan at l’X
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.
50 years ago, 7 pioneers and two valedictorians
Diversity & Success, Institution
02.08.22
50 years ago, 7 pioneers and two valedictorians
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.
Memorial to Pierre Berest
Institution
29.07.22
Memorial to Pierre Berest
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.
L’X at the Bastille Day parade, female Polytechnic students in the spotlight
Institution
14.07.22
L’X at the Bastille Day parade, female Polytechnic students in the spotlight
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.
Éric Labaye, President of École Polytechnique, to preside over the EuroTech Alliance
Sustainable Development, Institution
27.06.22
Éric Labaye, President of École Polytechnique, to preside over the EuroTech Alliance
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.
L'X sets 10 objectives to boost its growth and attractiveness
Institution
27.04.22
L'X sets 10 objectives to boost its growth and attractiveness
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.
L'X supports students and researchers affected by the war in Ukraine
Institution
08.04.22
L'X supports students and researchers affected by the war in Ukraine
Affirming its solidarity with Ukraine, the School has put measures in place to help students and researchers affected by the war in Ukraine. École...
"50 years of women @ École polytechnique: Celebrating and Inspiring"
Institution
31.03.22
"50 years of women @ École polytechnique: Celebrating and Inspiring"
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.
X and IP Paris students consulted on France’s 2030 Recovery Plan
Education, Institution
21.03.22
X and IP Paris students consulted on France’s 2030 Recovery Plan
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 at École Polytechnique
Institution
17.03.22
The French minister for the Armed Forces at École Polytechnique
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 Mus'X lends a work of art to the MET
Institution
24.02.22
The Mus'X lends a work of art to the MET
The piece on loan is a preparatory drawing for the Belisarius begging for alms by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). This drawing, classified as « historical monument », is kept at the mus'X.
The 10 five-year objectives of the École Polytechnique's Climate Plan
Sustainable Development, Institution
Facile
26.01.22
The 10 five-year objectives of the École Polytechnique's Climate Plan
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.