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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2020 Awardees and finalists

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

© 2020 Marta Falcone

EPFL Doctorate Award 2020 – Marta Falcone

— Small Molecule Activation by Multimetallic Uranium Complexes EPFL thesis n°9539 (2019) Thesis director: Prof. M. Mazzanti

© 2020 Jakub Tarnawski

EPFL Doctorate Award 2020 – Jakub Tarnawski

— New Graph Algorithms via Polyhedral Techniques EPFL thesis n°9622 (2019) Thesis director: Prof. Ola Svensson

© 2019 EPFL - J. Werner

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Jérémie Werner

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Jérémie Werner for his thesis “Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells: Toward Affordable Ultra-High Efficiency Photovoltaics ?” EPFL thesis n°8659 (2018) Thesis directors: Prof. C. Ballif, Dr B. Niesen

© 2019 EPFL - D. Straszak

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Damian Straszak

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Damian Straszak for his thesis “New Algorithmic Paradigms for Discrete Problems using Dynamical Systems and Polynomials” EPFL thesis n°8957 (2018) Thesis director: Prof. N. Vishnoi

© 2019 EPFL - A. Nievergelt

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Adrian Nievergelt

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Adrian Nievergelt for his thesis “Advances in High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy” EPFL thesis n°8653 (2018) Thesis director: Prof. G. Fantner

© 2019 EPFL - A. Gupta

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Amit Gupta

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Amit Gupta for his thesis “Automated Taxonomy Induction and its Applications” EPFL thesis n°8160 (2017) Thesis director: Prof. K. Aberer

© 2019 EPFL - Mauro Fanciulli

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Mauro Fanciulli

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Mauro Fanciulli for his thesis “Spin polarization and attosecond time delay in photoemission from solids” EPFL thesis n°8469 (2018) Thesis director: Prof. J. H. Dil

© 2019 EPFL - S. Curnier

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Sonia Curnier

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Sonia Curnier for her thesis “Espace public comme objet per se? Une analyse critique de la conception contemporaine” EPFL thesis n°8495 (2018) Thesis director: Prof. B. Marchand

© 2019 EPFL - N. Bykovskiy

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Nikolay Bykovskiy

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Nikolay Bykovskiy for his thesis “HTS high current cable for fusion application” EPFL thesis n°8154 (2017) Thesis directors: Prof. A. Fasoli, Dr P. Bruzzone

© 2019 EPFL - G. Balestra

2019 EPFL doctorate Award – Finalist – Gioele Balestra

— Special distinction from the selection committee to Gioele Balestra for his thesis “Pattern formation in thin liquid films: from coating-flow instabilities to microfluidic droplets” EPFL thesis n°8828 (2018) Thesis director: Prof. F. Gallaire

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