École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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EPFL is the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. The past decade has seen EPFL ascend to the very top of European institutions of science and technology: it is ranked #1 in Europe in the field of engineering by the Times Higher Education (based on publications and citations), Leiden Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
EPFL's main campus brings together 12,600 students, faculty, researchers, and staff in a high-energy, dynamic learning and research environment. It directs the Human Brain Project, an undertaking to simulate the entire human brain using supercomputers, in order to gain new insights into how it operates and to better diagnose brain disorders. The university is building Solar Impulse, a long-range solar-powered plane that aims to be the first piloted fixed-wing aircraft to circumnavigate the Earth using only solar power. EPFL was part of the Alinghi project, developing advanced racing boats that won the America's Cup multiple times. The university operates, for education and research purposes, a Tokamak nuclear fusion reactor. EPFL also houses the Musée Bolo museum and hosts several music festivals, including Balelec, that draws over 15,000 guests every year.
EPFL is a major force in entrepreneurship, with 2012 bringing in $100M in funding for ten EPFL startups. Both young spin-offs (like Typesafe and Pix4D) and companies that have long grown past the startup stage (like Logitech) actively transfer the results of EPFL's scientific innovation to industry.
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Dr Jérôme Chenal

Dr Jérôme Chenal est urbaniste, spécialiste en planification urbaine et restructuration de quartiers précaires. Il est actuellement le Directeur de la CEAT à l'Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne et intervient comme expert sur de nombreux projets de …

Duccio Testa

Duccio Testa earned his master’s degree in Physics at the University of Torino, Italy, and his PhD at Imperial College, London. After four years as a post-doctoral fellow at MIT, he joined EPFL where he now mostly works on experimental plasma physics, wit…

Emmanuel Midibahaye Hema

Emmanuel Midibahaye HEMA is a water and forestry engineer, has a PhD in applied sciences of animal biology and ecology. He is a researcher at the Centre Universitaire Polytechnique de Dédougou/Université Ouaga 1 J. KI-ZERBO in Burkina Faso, a visiting pro…

Emmanuel Page

Conseiller pédagogique du premier degré sciences et technologie à la DSDEN (Direction des services départementaux de l’éducation nationale) en Gironde. Il accompagne des projets et des festivals sur la robotique éducative en éducation prioritaire et dans …

Evgeniia Bonnet

Evgeniia Bonnet est enseignante d'informatique à l'école secondaire et collaboratrice scientifique à l'EPFL où elle travaille sur des projets éducatifs avec le robot Thymio II.

Fernand Koffi Kouamé

Fernand Kouamé est Docteur d’Etat (HDR) ès Sciences Naturelles et Professeur-Chercheur à l’Université Félix HOUHPOUËT-BOIGNY d’Abidjan-Cocody (Côte d’Ivoire). Il coordonne les activités d’enseignement et de recherche en Géomatique appliquée à la gestion d…

Prof. Francesco Mondada

Professeur de robotique à l’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), il est à l'initiative du projet Thymio. Très actif dans le domaine de la robotique éducative, il s’implique en première personne dans l’enseignement à tous les niveaux. À l’EPFL …

Frédéric Courbin

Graduated from University of Paris XI (Orsay, France), Frédéric Courbin obtained his PhD from the University of Liège (Belgium). He is currently Senior Scientist at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), where his main research programs focu…

Frédérique Lazzarotto

Professeur des écoles. Conseillère pédagogique, à Evian, elle forme avec son équipe les enseignants à la programmation et organise le festival des Robots d'Evian.

Geoffroy Mauvais

Geoffroy Mauvais is a veterinarian specialized in the development and management of protected areas in Africa. He has been coordinating the Program on African Protected Areas & Conservation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-P…