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University of Chicago becomes a partner of École Polytechnique
Institution
05.10.22
University of Chicago becomes a partner of École Polytechnique
École Polytechnique signs a new mobility agreement with the prestigious University of Chicago, enabling undergraduate students of both institutions to enroll in an exchange semester at the respective partner university.
The climate emergency at the heart  of the week of ecological awakening at l’X
Campus, Sustainable Development
27.09.22
The climate emergency at the heart of the week of ecological awakening at l’X
Cilmate emergency is at the heart of the 15th Ecological Awakening Week at École polytechnique, organized from September 28th to 30th by the student association NeXt. It follows on from the mobilization of the last three classes of Polytechnic students in the face of this major challenge
Synaplus : Democratize and accelerate AI adoption
Campus, Entrepreneurship, Corporate relations, Innovation, Research
26.09.22
Synaplus : Democratize and accelerate AI adoption
Michel Bastide, CEO of the start-up Synaplus worked in transformation through IT (or by IT) for over 30 years before joining Synaplus in 2018 specializing in artificial intelligence technology. He shares his entrepreneurial experience, challenges, goals and ambitions.
Scholarship of excellence awarded by the South Korean government
Education
22.09.22
Scholarship of excellence awarded by the South Korean government
Enrolled in École Polytechnique's Bachelor of Science program, Catalina Negoita has been awarded a scholarship of excellence by the Korean government, supporting her as she will spend an exchange semester at the Pohang University of Technology in South Korea (Postech).
Antoine Georges receives the 2022 Feenberg Memorial Medal
Research
16.09.22
Antoine Georges receives the 2022 Feenberg Memorial Medal
Antoine Georges, physicist at the Centre for Theoretical Physics and Professor at the Collège de France, has been awarded the Feenberg Memorial Medal along with Gabriel Kotliar and Dieter Vollhardt for his theoretical work on quantum systems consisting of a large number of interacting particles.
An exceptional donation to accelerate research on the energy transition at Polytechnique
Campus, Sustainable Development, Institution, Research
15.09.22
An exceptional donation to accelerate research on the energy transition at Polytechnique
Stéphane (X93) and Agnès Ifker have renewed their commitment to Polytechnique through an exceptional donation to support research on the energy transition. In this way, they are helping to position the Energy4 Climate interdisciplinary center as a world reference. This donation underlines the decisive role of the Polytechnique community for the future of l’X and its strong involvement in solving major new societal challenges.
The Blockchain@X Research Center analyses the challenges of CBDCs
Chairs, Research
14.09.22
The Blockchain@X Research Center analyses the challenges of CBDCs
The CBDC report of the Blockchain@X Research Center at Ecole Polytechnique offers the most comprehensive summary to date on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Supported by Capgemini, Nomadic Labs and Caisse des Dépôts, Blockchain@X brings together a research team and proposes teaching on blockchains and digital assets.
Three X2020 Collaborative Scientific Projects awarded
Education
13.09.22
Three X2020 Collaborative Scientific Projects awarded
13 Collaborative Scientific Projects selected by the education and research departments from among the 111 CSPs of the X2020 were submitted on September 12 to a jury of academics and business representatives. Three projects were awarded during this final examination.
Amphitrite : Innovative, reliable and accurate ocean data to make the right decisions at sea.
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
13.09.22
Amphitrite : Innovative, reliable and accurate ocean data to make the right decisions at sea.
To create a strong European company in the field of oceantech and AI. This is the ambition of the team behind the start-up Amphitrite. We had the pleasure to interview the Co-founder and CEO of Amphitrite: Alexandre Stegner. Continue reading to know everything about the project !
MSc&T students start the new academic year with a mandatory training on sustainable development
Sustainable Development, Education
09.09.22
MSc&T students start the new academic year with a mandatory training on sustainable development
Nearly 160 students in the Masters of Science and Technology (MSc&T) program began their studies at École Polytechnique on September 8th and 9th. They took part in a mandatory training course on environmental issues. This training is part of l’X's commitment to the energy and ecological transition.
X-IMPACT TECH PRIZE, 2022 edition is open !
Campus, Sustainable Development, Entrepreneurship, Innovation
06.09.22
X-IMPACT TECH PRIZE, 2022 edition is open !
The X-Impact Tech Prize is organized by the graduates of the École polytechnique Executive Master's program with the support of the Foundation and the École Polytechnique's X-Novation Center incubator.
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.