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Companies Day at the Computer Science Department of École polytechnique
Education
05.12.22
Companies Day at the Computer Science Department of École polytechnique
On December 5th, École Polytechnique's Computer Science Department (DIX) organized a companies day for its students. The event allowed the School's computer science students to meet with a panel of companies, most of which are partners of the Department and its Laboratory (LIX). The companies presented their activities as well as the major operational and research challenges they face.
The European Research Council funds three young researchers
Research
22.11.22
The European Research Council funds three young researchers
Fabian Cadiz of the Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory, Adrien Leblanc of the Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée and Félix Tropf of the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics have been awarded ERC Starting Grants by the European Research Council to set up research teams in their respective fields.
Genetics in social models
Research
22.11.22
Genetics in social models
How much of the inequalities in our wealth, health, and family planning can we explain with our current statistical models and data? This is one of the questions that Felix Tropf, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST*) wishes to answer with his FINDME project, funded by a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
COP27: École Polytechnique as observer
Sustainable Development, Education, Research
Facile
18.11.22
COP27: École Polytechnique as observer
A delegation of researchers and students from École Polytechnique and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris attended COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference took place from 6 to 18 November in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Six winners of the l'Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science are linked to l'X
Education, Research
11.10.22
Six winners of the l'Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science are linked to l'X
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.
Two X students receive prestigious awards for their research in responsible finance
Sustainable Development, Education, Research
05.10.22
Two X students receive prestigious awards for their research in responsible finance
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.
Researchers from CREST rewarded by the Financial Times
Research
25.01.22
Researchers from CREST rewarded by the Financial Times
As part of the "Responsible Business Education Awards", the Financial Times has rewarded Alexis Louaas and Pierre Picard for their work on insurance mechanisms to help farmers in developing countries.
ERC grant on the role of social interactions in demography
Research
Facile
10.01.22
ERC grant on the role of social interactions in demography
Pauline Rossi, associate professor of economics at the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics, has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant which will enable her to set up a research team on the role of social interactions in population dynamics.
Proving that one knows a secret without revealing it, the future of blockchain?
Research
18.11.21
Proving that one knows a secret without revealing it, the future of blockchain?
At the beginning of 2009, bitcoin was created, a fully digital currency based on blockchain technology. However, a blockchain offers few guarantees of...
CNRS bronze medal for Eleonora Di Nezza
Research
15.10.21
CNRS bronze medal for Eleonora Di Nezza
© Laurent Ardhuin pour le CNRSAt the beginning of her higher education studies in Italy, mathematics was like a game. "That's what made me want to...
The blockchain promises are more relevant than the Bitcoin frenzy - Julien Prat, Research Director (CNRS), Crest
Research
23.02.21
The blockchain promises are more relevant than the Bitcoin frenzy - Julien Prat, Research Director (CNRS), Crest
The price of bitcoin has experienced a new surge exceeding 50,000 dollars after the car manufacturer Tesla and its founder Elon Musk declared their...
MAR1: First climate and environment report in the Mediterranean region
Research
07.12.20
MAR1: First climate and environment report in the Mediterranean region
Credit: SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGEIn order to assess the best available scientific knowledge on climate and...