Past events

  • International Women’s Day — 50 years of EPFL women

    Mar 08, 2019, from 17:30 until 21:30, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    EPFL Alumni and EPFL's Equal Opportunities Office invite you to celebrate the International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March at the Forum Rolex. The event will look back on "50 years of EPFL women" and will offer testimonies from 5 generations of women graduates.

  • EPFL Finals of "My Thesis in 180 Seconds"

    Mar 07, 2019, from 18:00 until 19:00, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    Join us to the cheer on the two NCCR MARVEL members participating in the EPFL finals of "My Thesis in 180 Seconds," an international contest asking competitors to present his or her research, in plain language, to a non-specialist audience and a jury made up of researchers, journalists and business people in just three minutes.   

  • Which diversity initiatives work? — Conference by Frank Dobbin (Harvard)

    Feb 20, 2019, from 16:30 until 18:15, EPFL, SV 1717

    The EPFL Equal Opportunities Office invites you to a conference entitled Which Diversity Initiatives Work? Thirty Years of Evidence from U.S. Employers by Prof. Frank Dobbin (Harvard) Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 16:30, followed by a round table, at EPFL in room SV 1717.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — February 2019

    Feb 14, 2019, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 22nd MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday February 14, 2019, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Michele Simoncelli (EPFL, THEOS) and Michele Pizzochero (EPFL, C3MP) will present their research. The seminar is chaired by Francesco Maresca.

  • Research data licensing - Noon Talk at EPFL Library

    Feb 12, 2019, from 12:00 until 13:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    Research data is a precious good. Where is the balance between protecting it and opening it? How can you manage the way it is reused by others? In this Noon Talk, the topic of data licensing will be presented from various points of view.  After a brief introduction on current practices by the Library, three speakers will share their experience and point of view about research data licensing.

  • Love Data Week 2019

    Feb 11, 2019, 9:00 until Feb 15, 2019, 17:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    From February 11th to 15th, the EPFL Library is hosting activities in the context of the Love Data Week 2019. This international event aims to share awareness about research data management among researchers. On this occasion, EPFL Library offers you several activities and events online and the Rolex Learning Center.

  • Open Science Days

    Feb 05, 2019, 9:00 until Feb 06, 2019, 14:00, Harnack House conference venue of the Max Planck Society

    The Open Science Days are periodically organized by the Max Planck Digital Library to touch on various aspects of the global movement towards a more open and transparent approach to science. The program will touch on Open Access, Open Research Data, Linked Open Data, Open Review, Open Source, Citizen Science and Open Education. MARVEL's Giovanni Pizzi will be speaking on "Open Science Platform for Materials Science: AiiDA and the Materials Cloud ." 

  • MARVEL Mini-Series on DFT, wavefunction methods, machine learning and metals

    Jan 24, 2019, 17:00 until Jan 30, 2019, 11:00, EPFL

    On January 24, 25, 28 and 30, MARVEL is holding a mini-series of four seminars covering key topics ranging from machine learning to wavefunction methods, as well as advanced DFT and metals.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — January 2019

    Jan 17, 2019, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 21st MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday January 17, 2019, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Max Veit (EPFL, COSMO) will address 'Machine learning potentials for liquid alkanes' and Predrag Andric (EPFL, LAMMM) will give a presentation entitled 'Intrinsic ductility as a precursor to ductile fracture'. The seminar is chaired by Edgar Engel.

  • Nuovi materiali per ripensare il mondo

    Jan 08, 2019, from 18:00 until 20:00, Aula Pasolini, Palazzo di Toppo Wassermann via Gemona 92, Udine

    Tuesday 8 January 2019 at 18:00, Nicola Marzari, director of MARVEL, will give a public conference in Italian entitled "Novel materials to rethink the world" at the Palazzo di Toppo Wassermann in Udine (IT). This conference is part of the series "Aperture" organized by the Fondazione Friuli of the Università di Udine. 

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — December 2018

    Dec 06, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, ELA2

    Welcome to the 20th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday December 6, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room ELA2. Patrick Gono (EPFL, CSEA) will give a presentation entitled "Free Energies from Density Functional Theory Calculations" and Quansheng Wu (EPFL, C3MP) will present "First-principle prediction of a Dirac semimetal and its topological phase transition". The seminar is chaired by Daiane Damasceno Borges.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Feliciano Giustino

    Dec 05, 2018, from 16:15 until 17:15, EPFL, Room MXF1

    The 17th NCCR MARVEL Distinguished Lecture will be given by Prof. Feliciano Giustino from the Department of Materials, University of Oxford, on "Electron-phonon physics from first principles".