Awards and prizes
Cong Wang wins 2020 Patrick Denantes Memorial Prize
Cong Wang, whose work will be applied for the first time in 2021 in a smart grid development in southern Switzerland has won the annual Patrick Denantes Memorial Prize, awarded to a doctoral student in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences for their outstanding thesis.
Daniel Kuhn Winner of the Frederick W. Lanchester Prize 2020
The 2020 Frederick W. Lanchester Prize was awarded to Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani and Daniel Kuhn for their paper "Data-driven Distributionally Robust Optimization using the Wasserstein Metric: Performance Guarantees and Tractable Reformulations" (Mathematical Programming 2018). The Lanchester prize recognizes the best contribution to operations research and the management sciences published in English in the past five years.
Awards for the EPFL research community
Every year, EPFL awards several PhD students and postdocs; learn more about the EPFL Research Awards.
The Piaget Scientific Award is a prestigious fellowship organized by EPFL and sponsored by Piaget that aims at supporting outstanding and groundbreaking research in the broad field of miniaturization and microengineering.
The Rodolphe and Renée Haenny Foundation was created in 2001 with the objective of supporting research in the field of metallurgy and the material sciences, areas of great importance for technology and society.