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© 2020 Jakub Tarnawski

EPFL Doctorate Award 2020 – Jakub Tarnawski

— New Graph Algorithms via Polyhedral Techniques EPFL thesis n°9622 (2019) Thesis director: Prof. Ola Svensson

© Gina G. Mahmoud, 2020

Dina G. Mahmoud Awarded CYD Doctoral Fellowship

— One of the first recipients of the Cyber-Defence Campus (CYD) Doctoral Fellowship is Dina G. Mahmoud, Doctoral Assistant at EPFL’s School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC). The program recognizes and supports researchers by awarding Master Thesis, Doctoral and Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships. 

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Jakub Tarnawski receives Honorable Mention in 2019 ACM Awards

— EPFL graduate Jakub Tarnawski has received an honorable mention in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s annual Doctoral Dissertation Awards for a PhD dissertation which tackled two of the most central problems in the field of combinatorial optimization.

IC students Merlin Nimier-David  (left) and Panagiotis Sioulas (right) © EPFL

Two IC students receive EPFL's first Facebook Fellowships

— Merlin Nimier-David and Panagiotis Sioulas, both PhD students in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences, have become the first EPFL students to receive funding from the prestigious Facebook Fellowship program.

Participants had 24 hours to develop and refine a prototype for an innovative technical project. © 2019 Audrey Loeffel

Augmented reading experience takes top prize at LauzHack

— On November 16, more than 200 students from 14 universities came to EPFL for the fourth edition of the EPFL/University of Lausanne (UNIL) hackathon, LauzHack. When all was said and done, an AI-driven system to enhance book-reading with sounds and visual effects took first place.

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