On Thursday June 20th, 2019 took place the EPFL Alumni Garden Party, the annual event gathering our Gold contributors. Our guest speakers were EPFL President Martin Vetterli, EPFL Extension School’s Academic Director Marcel Salathé, Jessica Dehler Zufferey, Executive Director of EPFL Center for Learning Sciences, SUN bioscience’s cofounder and CEO Sylke Hoehnel (PhD SV’15) and Nathalie… Read more »
On May 30, 2019, the first ETH-EPFL Pacific Northwest Alumni event was attended by close to twenty graduates in a coffee shop at the edge of Vancouver’s historic Gastown. Marcel Studer, an ETH alumni, founder and owner of Econ Group Construction Ltd., spoke passionately about the origins of the PassiveHaus standard and its emergence as… Read more »
On June 12, 2019, the Ambassador of Switzerland to China, H.E. Bernardino Regazzoni and the Science, Technology and Education Section of the Embassy of Switzerland in Beijing invited the alumni to the traditional All Swiss Universities Alumni Gathering, which took place at the Residence of Embassy of Switzerland in Beijing. The EPFL alumni were greeted… Read more »
On the occasion of CES Asia 2019 in Shanghai, the premier event for the consumer technology industry in China, our chapter invited 5 startups from EPFL to attend an event with alumni on June 11, 2019. The event started with a presentation of the startups and then they shared a networking dinner.
On May 24, 2019, swissnex China, as the official representative of Swiss Public Universities in China, held the annual Swiss Alumni China in Shanghai. The gathering was a great opportunity for the alumni community from 25 Swiss universities to stay connected, exchange ideas and be informed of the latest news from swissnex.
On May 22, 2019, around thirty alumni from the Luxembourg chapter discovered Next Gate Capital, a Luxembourg investment fund, co-founded by Dimitri Huwyler in 2016, which evolved into a Fintech in 2019. Dimitri is a double alumnus from EPFL with a Master in Communication Systems in 2012 and a Master in Financial Engineering in 2018.… Read more »
In February 2019, the EPFL Alumni Tunisia chapter organised a tour of Tunisian high schools to present EPFL. The chapter team visited four high schools (Lycée Pilote Sousse, Bourguiba Driver, Gustave Flaubert and Pierre-Mendés-France) and met 150 students.
On May 4th 2019, EPFL alumni living in Zurich and its area joined the famous Sola-Stafette, a 14 steps running race. Each step is 5 to 15km long. They represented the School by proudly wearing its t-shirts. Congrats everyone!
L’antenne EPFL Alumni VD-VS organisait le 1er mai 2019 une visite de l’entreprise Agena, suivie d’un apéro-réseautage. Depuis 39 ans, Agena est pionnier et acteur de la constante évolution des techniques de production et de gestion d’énergie écologiquement responsable dans le bâtiment. Agena propose ses solutions pour: Solaire thermique Solaire photovoltaique Pompe à chaleur Chauffage à… Read more »
The 2019 edition of the Startup Champions Seed Night, the annual flagship startup event coorganized by EPFL Alumni, EPFL Innogrants and venturelab, took place on April 11th. 22 startups pitched at the event for an audience of over 400 registered attendees. Two startups cofounded by EPFL graduates were part finalists – Resistell, co-founded and directed… Read more »