EPFL Open Days

EPFL Open Days: 29-30 April 2023

For a weekend, enter a world of innovation, science and creativity. EPFL will once again open its doors to a large public of all ages. This is an opportunity for thousands of visitors to discover the secrets of our school through events, animations, meetings, workshops and many other surprises. Come on campus for a unique opportunity to discover the work of the Bernoulli Center for Fundamental Sciences: Visit the Bernoulli Center booth in the Swiss Tech Convention Center and test your problem solving abilities to enter our lotery; Listen to Emmanuel Abbé and Maryna Viazovska share their insights in a

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Martin Hairer

Martin Hairer appointed Co-Director

Following the rebirth of the Bernoulli Center and its inauguration last November, we are happy to announce that Prof. Martin Hairer has joined the Bernoulli Center for Fundamental Studies as Co-Director, alongside Prof. Emmanuel Abbé, starting January 1, 2023. Martin Hairer is a Professor of Mathematics working in the field of stochastic analysis, in particular stochastic partial differential equations. He is a Professor of Mathematics at EPFL and at Imperial College London. He previously held appointments at the University of Warwick and the Courant Institute of New York University. In 2014 he was awarded the Fields Medal, one of the

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Inauguration of the Bernoulli Center for Fundamental Studies

 Rolex Learning Center On November 11, 2022, the scientific community will celebrate the inauguration of EPFL’s new Bernoulli Center for Fundamental Studies at the EPFL Rolex Learning Center. The event, which will bring illustrious mathematicians, physicists, and computer scientists to Lausanne will mark the kickoff of the center’s second incarnation, with an expanded scope, an updated mission, new facilities, and a revised governance structure. The Bernoulli Center for Fundamental Studies will host ambitious initiatives to promote major discoveries and excellence in fundamental sciences, raising EPFL’s standing as a central hub for fundamental sciences. Program 8h30-9h00 : Coffee 9h-9h30: Opening remarks:

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Maryna Viazovska

Maryna Viazovska is awarded a Fields Medal

Maryna Viazovska has received a Fields Medal, a prestigious honor often described as the Nobel Prize of Mathematics, for her work on the sphere-packing problem in 8 and 24 dimensions. Previously, the problem had been solved for only three dimensions or fewer. Another Fields Medal is awarded to University of Geneva mathematician Hugo Duminil-Copin. Read the full news article here.

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