EDMA Awards laureates

Mathematics Doctoral Thesis Award (MDTA) 2022 / EPFL Program Thesis Distinction (8%) 2022

The Mathematics Doctoral Thesis Award (MDTA) 2022 is given to
Dr. Quentin Posva for his thesis “On the projectivity of some moduli spaces of varieties” in the  Chair of Algebraic Geometry under the supervision of Prof. Zsolt Patakfalvi.
He receives also one of the two EPFL Doctoral Program Thesis Distinction (8%) Prize 2022.

Congratulations Quentin!

EPFL Program Thesis Distinction (8%) 2022

Dr. Tomas Masák has been awarded the second EPFL Doctoral Program Thesis Distinction (8%) Prize 2022 for his thesis “Covariance Estimation for Random Surfaces beyond Separability” in the Chair of Mathematical Statistics under the supervision of Prof. Victor Panaretos.

Congratulations Tomas!

Christopher Criscitiello, PhD student of Prof. Nicolas Boumal in the Chair of Continuous Optimization (OPTIM) has won the Best Paper for Young Researchers Prize at the International Conference on Continuous Optimization (ICCOPT) at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in July 2022.

Paper: “Negative curvature obstructs acceleration for geodesically convex optimization, even with exact first-order oracles.”

Congratulations Christopher!

Lopez-Loreta Prize 2019/2020

Dr Hélène Ruffieux, former PhD candidate of Prof. Anthony Davison in the Chair of Statistics (STAT) and now postdoctoral researcher in Cambridge University, is the EPFL winner of the Lopez-Loreta Prize 2019/2020. She is awarded 1 million Euros to pursue her research project titled “An atlas of genetic hotspots to disentangle the molecular networks underlying complex diseases”.

Congratulations Hélène!

Mathematics Doctoral Thesis Award – MDTA
2021
:
Luigi de Rosas
 
 
2020
:
Fabien Mönkeberg
   
2019
:
Hélène Ruffieux
   
2018
:
Dimitri Wyss
   
2017
:
Pham Van Thang
   
2016
:
Sil Swarnendu
   
2015
:
Shahin Tavakoli
   
EPFL Doctoral Program Thesis Distinction (8%)
2021
:
Luigi de Rosas
2020
:
Fabien Mönkeberg
2019
:
Hélène Ruffieux
2018
:
Timothée Pouchon
2018
:
Dimitri Wyss
2017
:
Van Thang Pham
2017
:
Ondrej Budac
EPFL – Other Awards

2019 Butcher Prize for Giacomo Rosilho de Souza (ANMC)

The John Butcher Prize in Numerical Analysis was established to recognize John Butcher’s long and productive career in numerical analysis, and in particular in the numerical solution of ordinary differential equations. He is well known in the international community for his contributions in this area. The John Butcher Prize in Numerical Analysis and the associated funds are administered by the New Zealand branch of ANZIAM.

The award is for the best student talk at the biennal International Conference on Scientific Computation and Differential Equations (SciCADE). In particular, considering both the academic merit of the content and the presentation itself.

Giacomo was awarded the prize for the paper “Multirate explicit stabilized integrators for stiff differential equations”.