EDMX News and Events

EPFL's My Thesis in 180 Seconds 2024 – EPFL Competition

Congratulations to EDMX finalists of the 8th Edition of the EPFL Competition MT180 which took place on 21 March 2024 at the Forum Rolex:

Maria Marcineck from LP, 1st place

Stella Laperrousaz from FIMAP, 3rd place

They will have the opportunity to compete in the Swiss finale organised by CUSO on June 20 at the University of Fribourg.

EDMX Research Day 2024

The EDMX Research Day is an annual event that brings together all materials science Doctoral Candidates at EPFL as well as other members of our scientific community.

The event took place on Wednesday February 7th, 2024.

EDMX Eat'N'Meet & Coffee with LMGN, PBL and LAFT

The information session Eat’n Meet EDMX took place on November 15, 2023. We organize this event together with the section MX to promote the doctorate in Material Sciences and Engineering. Three Doctoral Candidates presented their project and experience:

– Huixin Guo from LMGN with the presentation “My Dynamic 3D work and life”

– Cem Tekin from PBL with the presentation “Engineering Supramolecular 2D Crystals”

– Biruktait Lemecho from LAFT with the presentation “”Harmonizing the Cosmos: Integrating CO2 Capture, Conversion, and Advanced Material Manufacturing for Sustainable Space Exploration”

Discussion has been followed around a buffet-lunch.

EDMX Eat'N'Meet & Coffee with LMSC and SML

The information session Eat’n Meet EDMX took place on May 10, 2023. We organize this event together with the section MX to promote the doctorate in Material Sciences and Engineering. Two Doctoral Candidates and an Alumni presented their project and experience:

– Alexandra Thoma from Soft Materials Laboratory (SMAL) with the presentation “From Food to Drops”

– Chuen-Ru Li from Soft Materials Laboratory (SMAL) with the presentation “Charge-selectively of permeable microcapsules”

– Alejandra Slagter from Laboratory of Mechanical Metallurgy (LMM) with the presentation “Steelmaking: insights from micromechanics”

Discussion has been followed around a buffet-lunch.

A coffee break was then organized by our PhD representatives Gaia De Angelis and Kyle Haas with the presentation of 2 laboratories:

– Tribology and Interfacial Chemistry Group (TIC)

– Laboratory of Semiconductor Materials (LMSC).

 

EPFL's My Thesis in 180 Seconds 2023 – EPFL Competition

Congratulations to EDMX finalists of the 7th Edition of the EPFL Competition MT180 which took place on 30 March 2023 at the Forum Rolex:

Eva Baur from SMAL, 1st place and public award prize,

Armand Kurum from LBI, 3rd place

EDMX Research Day 2023

The EDMX Research Day 2023 took place on Wednesday February 8th, 2023.

EDMX Christmas Lunch 2022

The EDMX Christmas lunch, organised by our Doctoral Candidates Representatives, Gaia De Angelis and Kyle Haas, took place on December 6th 2022.

This lunch gave a chance to Doctoral Candidates to discuss various topics that concern their PhD: how the TAs are going, any new publications, any new projects you are working on, and so on.

EDMX Breakfast 2022

On October 6, 2022, the EDMX Breakfast Event, organised by our Doctoral Candidate Representatives, Gaia De Angelis and Kyle Haas, took place.

It was a moment of sharing in good atmospher between Doctoral Candidates, Post-docs and Professors.

EDMX Summer Event 2022

On July 21st, 2022, the EDMX Summer Event, organised by our Doctoral Candidate Representatives, Gaia De Angelis and Kyle Haas, took place.

The event started with interesting talks given by EDMX alumni, Alvaro Charlet and Amin Rostamian. Then a buffet dinner has been shared.

EDMX Research Day 2022

On February 9, 2022 virtually by webinar

The EDMX Research Day is an annual event that brings together all materials science Doctoral Candidates at EPFL as well as other members of our scientific community.

Pitch talks – Doctoral Candidates talks – Poster sessions – EDMX Alumni experience

EPFL's My Thesis in 180 Seconds competition

First place for Margaux Larcher, Doctoral Candidate at the Laboratory of Thermomechanical Metallurgy (LMTM)

Margaux Larcher explained how the seemingly random movement of atoms in the shape memory material she is studying is, in fact, synchronized.

SDSC-Connect 2024: AI for Precision Medicine

30-05-202430-05-2024

With: Prof. Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL Prof. Susan Gasser, Director of ISREC and Member of the ETH Board Prof. Andreas Wicki, USZ, Vice-Chairman of the Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology and Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich (CCCZ) Dr. Jean-Philippe Vert, Chief R&D Officer, Owkin Antoine Maison, Head of Digital Innovation, Tigen Pharma Dr. Noushin Hadadi, Director of Data Science and Bioinformatics, Novigenix Dr. Daniel Stekhoven, ETH Zurich, Director of Nexus Personalized Health Technologies Dr. Kevin Vervier, Senior Data Scientist, Novartis Prof. Catherine Jutzeler, ETH Zurich, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science Department of Health Sciences and Technology Institute for Translational Medicine
Place and room: RLC E1 240
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Transition énergétique : quels scénarios pour la Suisse ?

30-05-202430-05-2024

With: Programme
Place and room: Polydôme
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Changemakers and Blaze Startup Accelerator Award Ceremony (Spring 2024)

30-05-202430-05-2024

Place and room: SG 1138
Category: Conferences – Seminars

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