(Visit in French) L’antenne EPFL Alumni VD-VS organisait le 7 août 2019 une visite du chantier du futur tunnel du LEB (train Lausanne-Echallens-Bercher), suivie d’un apéro-réseautage. Nous avons été reçus par Michael Chatelan, chef de projet et alumnus EPFL (GC’09) et par le médiateur riverains du chantier, Robert Bruchez. Nous avons été 25 à bénéficier de… Read more »
In honour of EPFL’50th anniversary, many celebrations took place throughout 2019 to look back on EPFL’s major achievements and ahead to the future. Hence this informal gathering on July 12, 2019 with Nathalie Fontana, Director of Philanthropy EPFL, was the moment for alumni in Shanghai to learn about the most important activities around the 50th anniversary,… Read more »
On July 30, 2019, the alumni had the opportunity to enjoy the summer on a nice rooftop terrace in Lausanne for an evening of exchange and networking.
On July 19, 2019, the EPFL Alumni German chapter organised a guided Tour of the Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in Berlin. The MDC carries out basic biomedical research with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of health and disease, and translating these findings as quickly as possible into clinical application. The… Read more »
About 30 participants could enjoy an interesting display of lectures and demonstrations of some of the activities carried out at the European Space Research Technology Center (ESTEC) site in Noordwijk on June 20, 2019. The visit was organised by the EPFL Alumni Dutch chapter and the ETHZ alumni were also invited. ESA, the European Space… Read more »
The EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland association organized an event to watch the fireworks show of the Züri Fäscht on the MS Linth of the ZSG fleet on Friday July, 5 2019. The Züri Fäscht takes place every three years on the first weekend of July in Zurich. More than two million people gather on the… Read more »
To celebrate the beginning of Summer, EPFL Alumni UK chapter invited the alumni on July 4 2019 to an aperitif at the top of the famous Gherkin.
On June 27, 2019, the US West Coast chapter welcomed in San Francisco Professor James Larus, Dean of the School of Computer and Communications Science (IC) at EPFL. The alumni had a very interesting event with Prof. Larus who presented “What’s New in IC”. After the presentation, the discussions continued for a long time. Prof.… Read more »
On June 26th, 2019, alumni had the opportunity to discover the research of the Visual lntelligence for Transportation VITA Lab, directed by Prof. Alexandre Alahi, EPFL alumnus SC’06 & PhD EL’11. VITA is interested in democratizing robots that will co-exist with humans in a safe, efficient, trustworthy, and socially-aware way. Self-driving cars, delivery robots, or social robots are examples… Read more »