Under the supervision of two professors from École Polytechnique and Télécom Paris, Jesus Cumana-Morales, a PhD student from the Czech Technical University, elaborated a scientific project, which has been accepted for publication at the IEEE International MeditCom 2023 Conference. The project had been initiated as part of École Polytechnique's course "Wireless Networks: from Cellular to Connected Objects", which has been made available to students from the five EuroTeQ Engineering University partner institutions in the shared course catalog of the European university EuroTeQ including École Polytechnique.
The third edition of the U7+ Student Forum addressed the theme “Peace and Security – What commitments can students make to support universities as engines of innovation in peace and security?“ Hosted by École Polytechnique, the forum took place in a virtual format from June 16 to July 7, 2023, and brought together students and faculty experts from the U7+ Alliance of World Universities across the globe.
École Polytechnique is one of the founding members of the EuroTeQ Engineering University, founded in 2020 to design an innovative program to train European engineers. The European Commission has now extended funding for the successful European university until 2027. Dedicated to reinforcing the cooperation in education and lifelong learning between European universities of science and technology, the EuroTeQ Engineering University will comprise in the next phase of the project two additional partner institutions, HEC Paris and IESE Business School, and two associated partners, including Institut Polytechnique de Paris.
Nearly three hundred students of the X2022 class were involved in the in the Bastille Day parade, while Ecole Polytechnique's link with the Armed Forces, established in 1804, remains as strong as ever. In 2022-2023, 80% of the ingénieur polytechnicien program’s students will have completed their human and military training in the Army, Air Force, Navy, the French Gendarmerie and the Paris Fire Brigade.
The international competition EuroTeQaThon, taking place from June 10th to 12th, 2023, at the Czech Technical University in Prague, brought together students from the six partner institutions of the EuroTeQ Engineering University. For the second consecutive edition, students from École Polytechnique participated in the event and presented the projects they developed in response to the competition's challenge "Leave no waste behind".
École Polytechnique’s presidency of the alliance spurs a unanimous commitment to accelerate sustainable development. EuroTech Universities Alliance president since June 2022, Éric Labaye, the Chairman and President of École Polytechnique and of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, welcomed the presidents of the EuroTech partner institutions at École Polytechnique for their annual meeting on June 7th, 2023.
On June 9, the second REFLEXIONS International conference, organized by the Institut Polytechnique de Paris at Ecole Polytechnique, brought together numerous academic and scientific experts, public and private sector leaders and civil society stakholders to contribute to understanding and resolving regulatory issues in the fight against global warming.
From May 31st to June 2nd, at the premises of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Natalia Pietruszewska, a Master of Science & Technology student at École Polytechnique, and Abu Bakar Ali, a Bachelor student at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), both represented the EuroTeQ Engineering University, of which École Polytechnique is a founding member. The European Students' Assembly brought together over a hundred students from European universities.
École polytechnique ranks 45th in the 2023 global ranking of the Round University Ranking (RUR), which lists the best higher education institutions worldwide, and takes the top spot among the listed French institutions.
The Best Young Economist Award, created in 2000 by the French newspaper Le Monde and the Cercle des économistes, singles out the work of a French economist, or an economist working in France, under the age of 41. It acknowledges the academic excellence of the candidates, but also aims to highlight their ability to address the present economic and social realities, and to provide solutions to the most pressing issues.
École Polytechnique organized a five-day boot camp for the 35 postdoctoral researchers enrolled in the EuroTech Postdoc2 fellowship program. From April 17-21, 2023, the participants joined the campus from across Europe to meet their peers and take part in several workshops designed to support them in their future careers.
In recognition of the high quality of École Polytechnique's French as a foreign language courses, the interministerial commission has renewed the attribution of the label Qualité FLE (Français Langue Étrangère) for the School's 'French as Foreign Language' department, grading top marks for all criteria.