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Female Leadership in Science exposition:
Female Leadership in Science portraits 50 women professors at EPFL, at the occasion of EPFL’s 50th anniversary. The portraits will be displayed on two main buildings on the EPFL Campus from 14 September until 30 November 2019. (read more)
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Maryna Viazovska receives the 2019 Fermat Prize
Professor Maryna Viazovska at EPFL has won the 2019 Fermat Prize for research in Mathematics for her solution to the famous sphere packing problems in dimensions 8 and 24.
“I'm constantly challenging myself”
Cécile Hébert, an associate professor who frequently tests out new teaching tools and methods, has been awarded the prize for best physics teacher at EPFL.
Katie Bouman, the scientist who reveals the invisible
The first-ever image of a black hole was unveiled to the public this past April. It was produced by a team of 200 scientists as part of the Event Horizon Telescope Project. Katie Bouman, an assistant professor at Caltech, was at the center of the action. On a recent visit to EPFL, she talked about computer science with President Martin Vetterli.