Computer and Communication Sciences
Beyond First Year of PhD Studies

IC computer vision research wins ski conference award

— Roman Bachmann, a master’s student in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC) Computer Vision Laboratory (CVLab), has won the Young Investigator Award at the eighth International Congress on Science and Skiing (ICSS 2019) in Finland.

Doctoral candidates get firsthand view of IC research

— From March 20-22, more than 50 prospective students recently admitted to the EPFL School of Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program, EDIC, gathered on campus for an introduction to the school’s research and faculty.

EPFL computer scientists flag global hardware security vulnerability

— Researchers in the HexHive and Parallel Systems Architecture (PARSA) laboratories of EPFL's School of Computer and Communication Sciences, in collaboration with IBM researchers, have identified a widespread computer security vulnerability affecting laptop, desktop and server hardware.

EPFL and ETHZ introduce a joint Master's degree in Cyber Security

— The two technical universities have teamed up to offer a new Master’s program that will train cyber security engineers. The program will kick off in the 2019–20 school year.

EPFL software mines rich medical data while keeping it secure

— MedCo, developed in the lab of EPFL professor Jean-Pierre Hubaux in collaboration with professor Bryan Ford’s DEDIS lab and the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), is the first operational system to protect sensitive patient data – including genetic information – so that it can be used collectively for crucial medical research.

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