Alumni 50th: programme of the Environmental Sciences and Engineering section


Dear Alumni in Environmental sciences and engineering or in Rural Engineering,

Some years ago, or more, you spent an important part of your life on the EPFL campus. The 50th anniversary of EPFL is an opportunity to welcome you again on the campus in Ecublens and to meet your former colleagues. It will be an occasion to discover what is happening here in your section during a morning session followed by a friendly lunchtime.


From 09h30: Welcome at Rolex Learning Center

09h45-10h30: Welcome coffee in front of CE2 room

10h30-10h45: Evolution of the study plan in Sciences and environmental engineering (SIE)
Prof. François Golay, SIE Section Director

10h45-11h10: Short and original presentations of several research projects from the PhD student of the Environmental Engineering Institute
Karim Essaied, Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment (LTQE)
Emmanuel Clédat, Geodetic Engineering Laboratory (TOPO)
Anaïs Ladoy, Laboratory of Geographic Information Systems (LASIG)

11h10-11h30: To explore the lakes thanks to new technologies
Natacha Tofield-Pasche
, Centre de Limnologie de l’EPFL

11h50-12h30: Some enterprises facing the environmental challenges
Presentation of the activities of some enterprises and startups within the context of the main environmental challenges

11h30-12h10: Professional engagement of some SIE alumni in innovative sectors of environment
Sébastien Humbert, Quantis Sàrl, Lausanne
Julien Vallet, Helimap System SA, Epalinges
Florence Bonvin, Membratec SA, Sierre

12h15-14h00: Lunch in your section with some professors and PhD students
This will be jointly organized with the sections in Architecture and Civil Engineering


The Direction of the Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Prof. François Golay, Director
Pierre-Yves Gilliéron, Deputy