Conference in Shanghai: TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE SPACE ECOSYSTEM:

 

On January 14th, 2020, and for their first reunion of the year, alumni living in Shanghai gathered for an insightful lecture with Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib, Director of EPFL Space Center (eSpace). He addressed the looming crisis with space debris and potential solutions, while introducing the Clean Space One project, a Swiss initiative to clean space. The… Read more »

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GUIDED TOUR OF URANIA-STERNWARTE’S ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY

 

For its last event of 2019, the EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland chapter invited alumni to dive into the stars with a visit to the Urania-Sternwarte Observatory in Zurich on Tuesday, December 3. Urania-Sternwarte is Zurich’s popular astronomical observatory, located in the heart of the city since 1907. Within it is a 12-ton telescope with a… Read more »

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AN OVERVIEW OF EMERGING JPEG STANDARDS WITH PROF. TOURADJ EBRAHIMI, EPFL

 

On October 29, 2019, the alumni from the Bay area had the opportunity to meet Professor Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL, Head of Multimedia Signal Processing Group, and Convenor (Chairman) of JPEG Standardization Committee. In this talk, Prof. Ebrahimi started with an overview of the design choices that led to the popular JPEG and JPEG 2000 image… Read more »

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Conference on the future of Milan 2015 World’s Fair site

 

Dans la continuité des liens tissés avec le Club IMD Italy, l’invitation à l’événement qu’il organisait à Milan le 22 novembre 2019 a été étendue au Alumni EPFL. La conférence-visite concernait le réaménagement et la stratégie de développement et marketing territorial du site de l’exposition universelle de MILAN2015. De l’urbanisme et à la mobilité de… Read more »

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Networking afterfork in Lausanne – november 2019

 

The monthly afterwork aperitif organized by the EPFL Alumni Vaud-Valais chapter took place n November 26th, 2019, at the bar Le Nomade. It was the opportunity for 30 graduates to share a nice moment before the end of year break.

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Visit of BrainServe

 

(Visit was in French) Ce sont 25 alumni qui ont eu la chance de visiter la société BrainServe à Crissier le 25 novembre 2019, et ont été accueillis par la direction au complet, dont les deux fondateurs, eux-mêmes alumni EPFL, Patrick Segu (MT’93) et Gabriel Boissonard (SC’03). Que fait au juste BrainServe ? Les données constituent… Read more »

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EPFL Connect

 

On November 18th, 2019, EPFL Alumni and EPFL Vice-Presidency for Innovation organized a networking event for EPFL entrepreneurs and innovation enthusiasts to significantly extend their network over the course of one evening. The event was animated by professional facilitators, who had a lot of playful tricks to help everyone meet a lot of people in a short… Read more »

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Discovering Sicpa

 

(The visit was in French) Le 30 octobre 2019, 30 alumni ont eu le privilège de visiter la société SICPA à Prilly. Tout au long de son histoire, SICPA s’est consacrée à aider les gouvernements, les banques centrales, les imprimeurs de haute sécurité et l’industrie à trouver des solutions complètes à des problèmes de sécurité… Read more »

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The Alumni 50th – Photobooth

 

On the evening of the Alumni 50th, on November 9th, 2019, our alumni got the opportunity to enjoy a photobooth with their friends. Enjoy the pictures and great memories! Photos © Florent Daburon et Clara Beaubis

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The Alumni 50th – conference and gala evening

 

In the evening of November 9th, 2019, on the occasion of the Alumni 50th and after a full day on campus, EPFL graduates joined a conference at the SwissTech Convention Center. Martin Vetterli, President of the School, presented a panorama of EPFL from 1969 to 2019, also looking ahead with the next steps until the… Read more »

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