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Interview with Patrick Huerre, hydrodynamic instabilities specialist
Research
17.05.22
Interview with Patrick Huerre, hydrodynamic instabilities specialist
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.
Interview with Vincent Worms, founder of Tekton Ventures
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
01.04.22
Interview with Vincent Worms, founder of Tekton Ventures
Vincent Worms has been living and investing in Silicon Valley for 30 years. First Managing Partner at Partech International, he created his own seed fund, Tekton Ventures, in 2011. A graduate of the École Polytechnique, Vincent Worms gave us his vision of the "Silicon Valley" in the world and his valuable investment advice.
The quest for better science: an interview with John Ioannidis
Research
30.11.21
The quest for better science: an interview with John Ioannidis
The Laboratoire d'informatique de l'X and the Centre interdisciplinaire Hi! PARIS jointly organised a visit to the École polytechnique on 10 November...
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...
Inauguration of SIRTA, a new Atmospheric Research Observatory
Research
17.09.21
Inauguration of SIRTA, a new Atmospheric Research Observatory
SIRTA (Site instrumental de recherche par télédétection), an infrastructure supported by the Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL*) and the result of...
Integrated circuits : Controlling the design is a major issue
Research
28.06.21
Integrated circuits : Controlling the design is a major issue
Two large-scale events celebrated the achievements and potential of high tech and digital technology in June: Vivatech, where the Institut...
A talk with Bruno Cattan, the new Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at École polytechnique
Entrepreneurship
25.06.21
A talk with Bruno Cattan, the new Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at École polytechnique
Bruno Cattan, X1993 and a 1998 graduate of Télécom Paris, has been appointed Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the École Polytechnique...
Focus on l'X start-ups dedicated to cryptoassets and blockchain in the wake of the Bitcoin-mania
Entrepreneurship
24.02.21
Focus on l'X start-ups dedicated to cryptoassets and blockchain in the wake of the Bitcoin-mania
Is the American entrepreneur Elon Musk, who has shaken up the automotive and space sectors, ready to take on the highly regulated world of finance and...
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...
A nuclear safety issue: Modeling corium fusion
Research
16.02.21
A nuclear safety issue: Modeling corium fusion
While severe accidents are extremely rare in nuclear power plants, it is nonetheless vital to be able to prevent them and, if they do occur, to manage...
X Forum 2021 : Digital networking
Campus
27.01.21
X Forum 2021 : Digital networking
Workshops, conferences, interviews and networking sessions have taken place online during these two days dedicated to meetings between students and...
"Social Diversity: In one year, we've really scaled-up", says Marie Bresson, Diversity Delegate at l’X
Institution
15.10.20
"Social Diversity: In one year, we've really scaled-up", says Marie Bresson, Diversity Delegate at l’X
A year after the release by Ecole Polytechnique of its report on the strengthening of social diversity within the School, Marie Bresson, Delegate for...