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: October 30

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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: March 1

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

Call Deadline: October 30

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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: October 30

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

Call Deadline: October 30

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.

Call Deadline: October 30

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

Call Deadline: October 30

Postdoc

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

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.

Call Deadline: October 30

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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: March 1

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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: March 1

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: March 1

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2021 Awardees

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

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Professor René Wasserman Award 2021 – Antimo Marrazzo

— Electronic Structure and Topology of Novel Materials EPFL thesis n°7449 Thesis director: Prof. N. Marzari

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EPFL Doctorate Award 2021 – Alberto Ciarrocchi

— Electronic, excitonic and magnetic properties of two-dimensional heterostructures EPFL thesis n°8443 Thesis director: Prof. A. Kis

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EPFL Doctorate Award 2021 – Junqiu Liu

— Silicon Nitride Nonlinear Integrated Photonics EPFL thesis n°10343 Thesis director: Prof. T. J. Kippenberg

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Zeno Karl Schindler Award 2021 – Jovana Milic

— Hybrid Supramolecular Materials for Renewable Energy Conversion in Photovoltaics

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University Latsis Award EPFL 2021 – Bruno Correia

— Computational design of vaccine antigens for pandemic preparedness

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IBM Research Award 2021 – Pablo Miguel Piaggi

— Entropy as a tool for crystal discovery EPFL thesis n°9148 Thesis directors: Prof. N. Marzari, Prof. M. Parrinello

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Gilbert Hausmann Award 2021 – Antonino Caizzone

— An Ultra Low-Noise Micropower PPG Sensor EPFL thesis n°7946 Thesis directors: Prof. Ch. Enz, Dr A. Boukhayma

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Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award 2021 – Andreas Leber

— Soft functional fibers for mechanical sensing and actuation Thesis director: Prof. F. Sorin

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Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award 2021 – Sai Praneeth Karimireddy

— Optimization algorithms for collaborative machine learning Thesis director: Prof. M. Jaggi

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Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. (ABB) Award 2021 – Michael Graf

— 2D nanopores: fabrication, energy harvesting and field-effect sensing EPFL thesis n°9516 Thesis director: Prof. A. Radenovic