PhD

EPFL Research Awards

Aspire to excellence. Find the list of awards for PhD, Postdoc, & Independant Researchers

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PhD

The section below presents all prizes for which PhD students may be eligible. Please read carefully the instructions.

The prize is awarded for particularly excellent master’s and/or doctoral work in the fields of energy and information technology and automation technology.

Call Deadline: 31 October

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The purpose of this award is to distinguish innovative and high-level research. Two prizes are allocated, each valued at USD 5,000. See the instructions to learn more about the eligible areas.

Call Deadline: 1 March

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To recognize doctoral work of exceptional quality and to attract highly qualified researchers.

Call Deadline: 31 October

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The prize rewards a PhD student having completed an EPFL PhD thesis in the field of mechanical engineering, electricity or physics.

Call Deadline: 31 October

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The prize rewards a doctoral thesis or a master project undertaken at the EPFL.

Call Deadline: 31 October

This prize has been discontinued. The prize is intended to reward the author of a research paper or set of papers making a valuable contribution to the theory and applications of materials science.

The prize, attributed every three years, distinguishes innovative and high-level research in the exact sciences, natural sciences or biomedical sciences.

Call Deadline: 31 October

Postdoc

The section below presents all prizes for which Postdocs may be eligible. Please read carefully the instructions.

This prize has been discontinued. The prize is intended to reward the author of a research paper or set of papers making a valuable contribution to the theory and applications of materials science.

The prize is intended to reward the author of research conducted at EPFL that makes an important contribution and innovation in the field of science and technology. The author of this work must be no more than 40 years old.

Call Deadline: 1 March

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This prize is intended to reward postdoctoral research work (research report and publication file) conducted within the framework of EPFL, which makes an important contribution or innovation of international scope in the field of environmental sciences, or technologies having a positive impact on the environment or sustainable development.

Call Deadline: 1 March

Independant Researchers

The section below presents all prizes for which Independent researchers may be eligible. Please read carefully the instructions.

The prize is intended to reward the author of research conducted at EPFL that makes an important contribution and innovation in the field of science and technology. The author of this work must be no more than 40 years old.

Call Deadline: 1 March

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2022 Awardees

For all details and previous years’ lists, please have a look at the complete list of EPFL Research Awards.

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EPFL Doctorate Award – 2022 – Lana Josipović

— High-Level Synthesis of Dynamically Scheduled Circuits EPFL thesis n°7211 Thesis director: Prof. P. Ienne

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EPFL Doctorate Award – 2022 – Mikhail Nikolaev

— Engineering next generation organoids through guided stem cell self-organisation EPFL thesis n°7568 Thesis director: Prof. M. Lutolf

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EPFL Doctorate Award – 2022 – Michele Simoncelli

— Thermal transport beyond Fourier, and beyond Boltzmann EPFL thesis n°8158 Thesis director: Prof. N. Marzari

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University Latsis Award EPFL – 2022 – Carmela Troncoso

— Towards a privacy-preserving digital society

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Zeno Karl Schindler Award – 2022 – Benjamin Kellenberger

— Interactive Machine Vision for Wildlife Conservation

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Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. (ABB) Award – 2022 – Marios Kogias

— Operating System and Network Co-Design for Latency-Critical Datacenter Applications EPFL thesis n°7108 Thesis director: Prof. E. Bugnion

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Gilbert Hausmann Award – 2022 – Joowon Lim

— Learning approaches to high-fidelity optical diffraction tomography EPFL thesis n°7954 Thesis director: Prof. D. Psaltis

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Professor René Wasserman Award – 2022 – Inès Richard

— Ultimate feature sizes in thermally drawn fibers: from fundamental analysis to functional fibers EPFL thesis n°8455 Thesis director: Prof. F. Sorin

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Ville de Lausanne Award – 2022 – Dora Mahecic

— High-throughput and adaptive super-resolution fluorescence microscopy of organelles EPFL thesis n°10 326 Thesis director: Prof. S. Manley

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Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award – 2022 – Weiyan Ni

— The design and synthesis of nanostructured hydrogen oxidation reaction electrocatalysts for hydroxide exchange membrane fuel cells Thesis director: Prof. X. Hu

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Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award – 2022 – Vytautas Navikas

— Biophysical applications of correlative scanning probe and super-resolution microscopy Thesis director: Prof. A. Radenovic