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Aart J. de Geus (born 1954) is the Co-Founder, Chairman and co-CEO of Synopsys Inc.
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as Shanghai Ranking, is one of the annual publications of world university rankings.
Adrian (Mihai) Ionescu is a full Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).
The Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) (Francophonie University Association) is a global network of French-speaking higher-education and research institutions.
Ahmed Hassan Zewail (أحمد حسن زويل,; February 26, 1946 – August 2, 2016) was an Egyptian-American scientist, known as the "father of femtochemistry".
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Alexandre Joel Chorin (born 25 June 1938) is a University Professor at the University of California, a Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley and a Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Alinghi is the syndicate set up by Ernesto Bertarelli, racing under the colors of the Société Nautique de Genève, to challenge for the America's Cup, as well as other competitions.
Amin Shokrollahi (born 1964) is an Iranian mathematician who has worked on a variety of topics including coding theory and algebraic complexity theory.
André Borschberg FRSGS (born December 13, 1952) is a Swiss entrepreneur, explorer, pilot and speaker.
André Gorz (né Gerhart Hirsch; born 9 February 1923 – 22 September 2007) more commonly known by his pen names Gérard Horst and Michel Bosquet was an Austrian social philosopher and journalist.
André Kudelski (born on 26 May 1960 in Lausanne), is a Swiss engineer of a Polish descent, who is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Kudelski Group.
Andrea Ablasser (born 1983) is a German immunologist who works at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
Antonio Damasio (António Damásio) is a Portuguese-American neuroscientist.
The Archimedean Oath is an ethical code of practice for engineers and technicians, similar to the Hippocratic Oath used in the medical world.
Archizoom is an architecture museum settled on the campus of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, in Lausanne (Switzerland).
Arjen Klaas Lenstra (born 2 March 1956, Groningen) is a Dutch mathematician.
Arun N. Netravali (born 26 May 1946 in Mumbai, India) is an Indian-American computer engineer credited with major contributions in digital technology including HDTV.
Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira, (born 25 June 1933), is a Portuguese architect, and architectural educator.
The École cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL) is a university of art and design based in Renens (in the urban area of Lausanne, Switzerland).
École Centrale Paris (ECP, often referred to as École Centrale or Centrale) was a French postgraduate-level institute of research and higher education in engineering and science.
École Polytechnique (also known as EP or X) is a French public institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, a suburb southwest of Paris.
Écublens is a municipality in Switzerland in the canton of Vaud, located in the district of Ouest Lausannois.
The Balelec Festival is a large musical event organised by students in Europe.
In aeronautics, a balloon is an unpowered aerostat, which remains aloft or floats due to its buoyancy.
Basel (also Basle; Basel; Bâle; Basilea) is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine.
Beat Richner (born March 13, 1947) is a Swiss pediatrician, cellist (Beatocello), and founder of children's hospitals in Cambodia.
Bertrand Piccard FRSGS (born 1 March 1958) is a Swiss psychiatrist and balloonist.
A bicycle-sharing system, public bicycle system, or bike-share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a short term basis for a price or free.
Big data is data sets that are so big and complex that traditional data-processing application software are inadequate to deal with them.
A biosafety level is a set of biocontainment precautions required to isolate dangerous biological agents in an enclosed laboratory facility.
The BioWall is a bio-inspired computing surface made of several thousand electronic modules which can be seen as artificial molecules.
The Blue Brain, a Swiss national brain initiative, aims to create a digital reconstruction of the brain by reverse-engineering mammalian brain circuitry.
Blue Gene is an IBM project aimed at designing supercomputers that can reach operating speeds in the PFLOPS (petaFLOPS) range, with low power consumption.
Bonnie Anne Berger is an American mathematician and computer scientist, who works as the Simons professor of mathematics and professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Branco Weiss (23 April 1929 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia – 31 October 2010 in Zurich, Switzerland) was a Swiss entrepreneur and patron.
Breitling Orbiter was the name of three different Rozière balloons made by the company Cameron Balloons to circumnavigate the globe, named after the sponsor company Breitling.
Brian Jones (born 27 March 1947 in Bristol, England) is an English balloonist.
The Campus Biotech is a Swiss institution hosting research institutes and biotechnology companies.
The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population and fourth by size.
The 26 cantons of Switzerland (Kanton, canton, cantone, chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation.
Carnegie Mellon University (commonly known as CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Catherine Bréchignac (born 12 June 1946) is a French physicist.
Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers tekniska högskola, often shortened to Chalmers) is a Swedish university located in Gothenburg that focuses on research and education in technology, natural science, architecture, maritime and other management areas.
Charles Weissmann (born 14 October 1931) is a Hungarian-born Swiss molecular biologist.
Christian Menn (born March 3, 1927 in Meiringen, Canton of Bern) is a bridge designer from Switzerland.
Christos Harilaos Papadimitriou (Greek: Χρήστος Χαρίλαος Παπαδημητρίου; born August 16, 1949) is a Greek theoretical computer scientist, and professor of Computer Science at Columbia University.
Circumnavigation is navigation completely around an entire island, continent, or astronomical body (e.g. a planet or moon).
Claude Nicollier (born 2 September 1944 in Vevey, Switzerland) is the first astronaut from Switzerland.
Claude Nobs (February 4, 1936 – January 10, 2013) was the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré (born 13 May 1957) is a French doctor, politician, and former astronaut with the Centre National d'Études Spatiales (1985–1999) and the European Space Agency (1999–2002).
Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research (CLUSTER) is a collection of twelve European universities which focus on science and engineering.
College and university rankings are rankings of institutions in higher education which have been ranked on the basis of various combinations of various factors.
The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, abbreviated in English as CEFR or CEF or CEFRL (compared to the German abbreviations GeR or GeRS, the French abbreviation CECRL, the Italian QCER, or the Spanish MCER), is a guideline used to describe achievements of learners of foreign languages across Europe and, increasingly, in other countries.
A computer mouse is a hand-held pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface.
The Council of the European Union, referred to in the treaties and other official documents simply as the Council is the third of the seven Institutions of the European Union (EU) as listed in the Treaty on European Union.
Credit Suisse Group AG is a Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company founded and based in Switzerland.
CROCUS is a research reactor at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, sometimes described as zero power but in fact limited to 100 W. This low power means that within a few hours of shutdown, it is safe for personnel to enter the biological shield, as the residual radioactivity of the core has decayed to safe levels.
The CWTS Leiden Ranking is an annual global university ranking based exclusively on bibliometric indicators.
Cynthia Barnhart (born 1959) is an American civil engineer and academic.
Daniel Borel (born February 14, 1950) is a Swiss businessman and co-founder of Logitech.
Daniel Brélaz (born on 4 January 1950, in Lausanne) is a Swiss politician, member of the Green Party of Switzerland and mayor of Lausanne between 2001 and 2016.
Daphne Koller (born August 27, 1968) is an Israeli-American Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University and a MacArthur Fellowship recipient.
Dario Floreano (San Daniele del Friuli, Italy, 1964) is director of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems (LIS) at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland as well as the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics.
George David "Dave" Forney, Jr. (born March 6, 1940) is an American electrical engineer who made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding theory and information theory.
Sir David Alan Chipperfield (born 18 December 1953) is an English architect.
David Leigh Donoho (born March 5, 1957) is a professor of statistics at Stanford University, where he is also the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the Humanities and Sciences.
Deborah Estrin (born December 6, 1959) is a Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech.
A delta robot is a type of parallel robot.
Denis Duboule (born 1955 in Geneva) is a Swiss-French biologist.
Dorigny may refer to.
Edouard "Ed" Bugnion (born 1970) is a Swiss software architect and businessman.
Eduardo Elísio Machado Souto de Moura (born 25 July 1952, better known as Eduardo Souto de Moura, is a Portuguese architect. Along with Fernando Távora and Álvaro Siza, he is one of the alumni of the Porto School of Architecture, where he was appointed Professor. Souto de Moura was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2011 and the Wolf Prize in Arts in 2013.
Elliott Hershel Lieb (born July 31, 1932) is an American mathematical physicist and professor of mathematics and physics at Princeton University who specializes in statistical mechanics, condensed matter theory, and functional analysis.
Emmanuelle Marie Charpentier (born 11 December 1968) is a French professor and researcher in microbiology, genetics and biochemistry.
The Erdős number describes the "collaborative distance" between mathematician and another person, as measured by authorship of mathematical papers.
Eric Favre is a Swiss engineer, best known for inventing the Nespresso system in 1976, the first single-serve coffee container.
The Domain of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology (ETH Domain, German: ETH-Bereich, French: Domaine des Écoles polytechniques fédérales) is a union of Swiss governmental universities and research institutions.
ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich; Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics STEM university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland.
The European University Association (EUA) represents and supports more than 850 institutions of higher education in 47 countries, providing them with a forum for cooperation and exchange of information on higher education and research policies.
Fabiola Gianotti (born October 29, 1960) is an Italian particle physicist, the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Director-General, and the first woman to hold this position.
The Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER, Eidgenössisches Departement für Wirtschaft, Bildung und Forschung; Département fédéral de l'économie, de la formation et de la recherche; Dipartimento federale dell'economia, della formazione e della ricerca) is one of the seven departments of the federal government of Switzerland, headed by a member of the Swiss Federal Council.
A fixed-wing aircraft is an aircraft, such as an airplane or aeroplane (note the two different spellings), which is capable of flight using wings that generate lift caused by the vehicle's forward airspeed and the shape of the wings.
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (born 30 July 1947) is a French virologist and Director of the Regulation of Retroviral Infections Division (Unité de Régulation des Infections Rétrovirales) and Professor at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France.
Francesco Mondada (born 17 March 1967) is a Swiss professor in artificial intelligence and robotics.
Franck Riboud (born 7 November 1955) is a French businessman.
Frederik Paulsen (born in 1950) is a businessman, chairman of Ferring Pharmaceuticals.
Fribourg (Fribôrg or Friboua) or Freiburg (German, or Freiburg im Üechtland, Swiss German pronunciation:; Friborgo or Friburgo; Friburg) is the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg and the district La Sarine.
Fusion power is a form of power generation in which energy is generated by using fusion reactions to produce heat for electricity generation.
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
George de Mestral (June 19, 1907February 8, 1990) was a Swiss electrical engineer who invented the hook and loop fastener.
Georges Meylan is a Swiss astronomer, born on July 31, 1950 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The German-speaking part of Switzerland (Deutschschweiz, Suisse alémanique, Svizzera tedesca, Svizra tudestga) comprises about 65 percent of Switzerland (North Western Switzerland, Eastern Switzerland, Central Switzerland, most of the Swiss Plateau and the greater part of the Swiss Alps).
Giovanni De Micheli is Professor and Director of the Institute of Electrical Engineering and of the Integrated Systems Centre at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Green building on college campuses is the purposeful construction of buildings on college campuses that decreases resource usage in both the building process and also the future use of the building.
Guy Serge Berruyer (born 12 August 1951) is a French businessman, former Chief Executive of Sage Group plc, a British multinational enterprise software company.
Hanna Damasio is a leading scientist in the field of Cognitive Neuroscience.
Hansjörg Wyss (born 19 September 1935) is a Swiss entrepreneur, businessman, and philanthropist.
Henry John Markram (born 28 March 1962) is a Professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and director of the Blue Brain Project and founder of the Human Brain Project.
The Hippocratic Oath is an oath historically taken by physicians.
Hubert Girault (born 13 February 1957 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France) is a Swiss chemist and professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
Hugo Thiemann (February 2, 1917 – June 10, 2012) was a Swiss R&D manager and visionary.
The Human Brain Project (HBP) is a large ten-year scientific research project, based on exascale supercomputers, that aims to build a collaborative ICT-based scientific research infrastructure to allow researchers across Europe to advance knowledge in the fields of neuroscience, computing, and brain-related medicine.
Hydroptère is an experimental sailing hydrofoil trimaran designed by French yachtsman Alain Thébault and VPLP design.
Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.
Ingrid Daubechies (born 17 August 1954) is a Belgian physicist and mathematician.
ISAE-SUPAERO is a higher education and research Institute located in Toulouse, France.
Jacques Dubochet (born 8 June 1942) is a retired Swiss biophysicist.
James R. Larus (born September 15, 1958) is a computer scientist specializing in the fields of programming languages, compilers, and computer architecture.
János Pach (born May 3, 1954) is a mathematician and computer scientist working in the fields of combinatorics and discrete and computational geometry.
Jörg Schlaich (born 1934) is a German structural engineer and is known internationally for his ground-breaking work in the creative design of bridges, long-span roofs, and other complex structures.
Jean-Daniel Nicoud (born 31 August 1938), is a Swiss computer scientist, noted for inventing of a computer mouse with an optical encoder and the CALM Common Assembly Language for microprocessors.
Jean-Pascal Delamuraz (1 April 1936 in Vevey – 4 October 1998 in Lausanne) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1983–1998).
Jean-Pierre Changeux (born 6 April 1936) is a French neuroscientist known for his research in several fields of biology, from the structure and function of proteins (with a focus on the allosteric proteins), to the early development of the nervous system up to cognitive functions.
Jeanne Hersch (Geneva, 13 July 1910 – Geneva, 5 June 2000) was a Swiss philosopher of Polish-Jewish origin, whose works dealt with the concept of freedom.
Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang (born November 6, 1968) is a Taiwanese-American Internet entrepreneur, engineer, and programmer.
John A. Rogers is a physical chemist and a materials scientist.
John Leroy Hennessy (born September 22, 1952) is an American computer scientist, academician, businessman and Chairman of Alphabet Inc..
Sir John Macleod Ball (born 1948) is Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Oxford.
Joseph Sifakis (Ιωσήφ Σηφάκης) is a Greek computer scientist with French citizenship,, Evangélia Moussouri, in Écarts d'identités n⁰95-96, ISSN 1252-6665, reprinting information from an interview of Joseph Sifakis in Des grecs, les grecs de Grenoble, Musée Dauphinois, laureate of the 2007 Turing Award, along with Edmund M. Clarke and E. Allen Emerson, for his work on model checking.
Klaus Martin Schwab (born 30 March 1938) is a German engineer and economist, best known as the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.
Klaus Töpfer (born 29 July 1938 in Waldenburg, Silesia) is a German politician (CDU) and environmental politics expert.
Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram is a senior scientist and researcher in chemistry at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne.
Kurt Wüthrich (born October 4, 1938 in Aarberg, Canton of Bern) is a Swiss chemist/biophysicist and Nobel Chemistry laureate, known for developing nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) methods for studying biological macromolecules.
Lake Geneva (le lac Léman or le Léman, sometimes le lac de Genève, Genfersee) is a lake on the north side of the Alps, shared between Switzerland and France.
Lausanne (Lausanne Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud.
The Lausanne campus or Dorigny university campus (French: campus lausannois or campus de Dorigny) is a large area in Switzerland where the University of Lausanne (UNIL), the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and several other institutions are located.
The Lausanne Metro system is an urban rail transport system in Lausanne, Switzerland, which operates both driverless rapid transit services on a grade-separated route and more traditional light rail services.
Leslie B. Lamport (born February 7, 1941) is an American computer scientist.
This list of universities in Switzerland lists all 12 Swiss universities (10 cantonal universities and 2 federal institutes of technology) and a number of public Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences and other education institutions, as higher education institutions.
Logitech International S.A. (commonly referred to as Logitech or Logi; stylized as logitech, previously LOGITECH) is a Swiss provider of personal computer and mobile accessories, with its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland and administrative headquarters in Newark, California.
Luc Recordon (born 20 September 1955 in Pully) is a Swiss politician, member of the Green Party of Switzerland, representing Vaud in the Swiss National Council and then in the Swiss Council of States.
Luigi Snozzi (born July 29, 1932 in Mendrisio) is a Swiss architect from Ticino.
Lyesse Laloui is a Chair professor of Soil Mechanics, Geo-engineering and CO2 storage at the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne(EPFL).
Manuel Castells Oliván (born 1942) is a Spanish sociologist especially associated with research on the information society, communication and globalization.
Marie-Claude Gaudel (born 1946) is a French computer scientist.
Marilyne Andersen is a Full Professor of Sustainable Construction Technologies and Dean of the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering of EPFL.
Martin Odersky (born 5 September 1958) is a German computer scientist and professor of programming methods at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland.
Martin Vetterli (born on 4 October 1957) is the current president of École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, succeeding Patrick Aebischer.
Maryna Sergiivna Viazovska (Марина Сергіївна В'язовська; born 1984) is a Ukrainian mathematician who, in 2016, solved the sphere-packing problem in dimension 8 and, in collaboration with others, in dimension 24.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (born 21 October 1990) is a French chess grandmaster.
Michael Grätzel (born 11 May 1944, in Dorfchemnitz, Saxony, Germany) is a professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne where he directs the Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces.
Michel Serres (born 1 September 1930) is a French philosopher and author.
Minh-Quảng Trần (born in Saigon (Vietnam) on 30 May 1951, biography at epfl.ch) is a professor at the EPFL.
The Montreux Jazz Festival (formerly Festival de Jazz Montreux and Festival International de Jazz Montreux) is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline.
The Musée Bolo is an exhibition at the School of Computer And Communication Sciences at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne, Romandy, Switzerland.
Nagra is a series of mostly battery-operated portable professional audio recorders produced by Kudelski SA, based in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland.
Nestlé Nespresso S.A., trading as Nespresso, is an operating unit of the Nestlé Group, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland.
Neuchâtel, or Neuchatel; (neu(f) "new" and chatel "castle" (château); Neuenburg; Neuchâtel; Neuchâtel or Neufchâtel)The city was also called Neuchâtel-outre-Joux (Neuchâtel beyond Joux) to distinguish it from another Neuchâtel in Burgundy, now Neuchâtel-Urtière.
Nicolas Monod is a professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and known for work on bounded cohomology, ergodic theory, geometry (CAT(0) spaces), locally compact groups and amenability.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
Odile Jacob is a French publisher who founded Les Éditions Odile Jacob in the middle of the 1980s.
Othman Benjelloun (عثمان بن جلون; born 1931 in Fez, Morocco) is a Moroccan businessman who is worth $2.2 billion as of October 2015, making him 3rd richest man in his country, and the 13th richest in Africa.
Pascale Cossart (born 21 March 1948) is a bacteriologist at the Pasteur Institute of Paris, and the foremost authority on Listeria monocytogenes, a deadly and common food-borne pathogen responsible for encephalitis, meningitis, bacteremia, gastroenteritis, and other diseases.
Patrick Aebischer (born 22 November 1954 in Fribourg, Switzerland) has been the president of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) from 17 March 2000 to 31 December 2016.
Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist.
Pierre-Louis Lions (born 11 August 1956) is a French mathematician.
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) is an expendable launch system developed and operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
PostFinance was founded in 1906 and is the financial services unit of Swiss Post.
The Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes (PPUR, literally "Polytechnic and university press of French-speaking Switzerland") is a Swiss academic publishing house.
The Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded annually "to honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture." Founded in 1979 by Jay A. Pritzker and his wife Cindy, the award is funded by the Pritzker family and sponsored by the Hyatt Foundation.
Project Madurai (மதுரை தமிழ் இலக்கிய மின்தொகுப்புத் திட்டம்) is an open and voluntary initiative to publish free versions of ancient Tamil literature on the Internet.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
In computer science, raptor codes (rapid tornado; see Tornado codes) are the first known class of fountain codes with linear time encoding and decoding.
Ras al-Khaimah (رأس الخيمة), historically known as Julfar, is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Its name could be taken to mean "headland of the small huts", which can be attributed to the indigenous buildings that existed along the coast.
René Berger (April 29, 1915, Brussels – January 29, 2009, Lausanne) was a Swiss writer, philosopher and a historian of art.
Research reactors are nuclear reactors that serve primarily as a neutron source.
Reymond Clavel (born June 23, 1950) is director of the at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland.
Roberto Car (born 3 January 1947 in Trieste) is an Italian physicist, who works on simulation of molecular dynamics phenomena.
The Rolex Learning Centre ("EPFL Learning Centre") is the campus hub and library for the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Romandy (la Romandie)Before World War I, the term French Switzerland (Suisse française) was. is the French-speaking part of western Switzerland. In 2010, about 1.9 million people, or 24.4% of the Swiss population, lived in Romandy. The bulk of romand population lives in the Arc Lémanique region along Lake Geneva, connecting Geneva, Vaud and the Lower Valais.
The Sage Group plc, commonly known as Sage, is a British multinational enterprise software company headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.
Scala is a general-purpose programming language providing support for functional programming and a strong static type system.
Science and technology in Switzerland play an important role in economy as very few natural resources are available in the country.
Serge Vaudenay (born 5 April 1968) is a French cryptographer.
Shirley Ann Jackson FREng (born August 5, 1946) is an American physicist, and the eighteenth president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Sion (Sitten; Seduno; Sedunum) is a Swiss town, a municipality, and the capital of the canton of Valais and of the district of Sion.
Solar Impulse is a Swiss long-range experimental solar-powered aircraft project, and also the name of the project's two operational aircraft.
Solar power is the conversion of energy from sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), indirectly using concentrated solar power, or a combination.
In geometry, a sphere packing is an arrangement of non-overlapping spheres within a containing space.
Stefan Kudelski (27 August 1931 – 26 January 2013), Nagra was a Polish audio engineer known for creating the Nagra series of professional audio recorders.
Subra Suresh (Tamil:சுப்ரா சுரேஷ்) is the fourth President of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with effect from 1 January 2018, where he is also the inaugural Distinguished University Professor.
Sumio Iijima (飯島 澄男 Iijima Sumio, born May 2, 1939) is a Japanese physicist, often cited as the inventor of carbon nanotubes.
Suzan Gail LeVine (born November 17, 1969) was sworn in as the United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein on May 30, 2014 and took up her position in Bern on June 2, 2014.
The Swiss Cancer Centre (French: Centre suisse du cancer) of Lausanne is an institute bringing together research groups in oncology from the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), with the support of the ISREC Foundation.
The Swiss Electromagnetics Research and Engineering Centre (SEREC) is the sole organization for handling electromagnetic research and concerns in Switzerland.
Swiss Federal Railways (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB, Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses, CFF, Ferrovie federali svizzere, FFS) is the national railway company of Switzerland.
The Swiss Innovation Park (German: Schweizerische Innovationspark, French: Parc suisse de l’innovation), organised through the Switzerland Innovation Foundation is the Swiss national network of science parks.
The Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC, French: Institut suisse de recherche expérimentale sur le cancer) is a not-for-profit institution founded in 1964 and located in Épalinges, Switzerland.
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF, German: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, SNF; French: Fonds national suisse de la recherche scientifique, FNS) is a science research support organisation mandated by the Swiss Federal Government.
The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (Centro Svizzero di Calcolo Scientifico; CSCS) is the national high-performance computing centre of Switzerland.
SwissCube-1 is a Swiss satellite operated by Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
The SwissTech Convention Center is a conference centre on the campus of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Synopsys, Inc., an American company, is the leading company by sales in the Electronic Design Automation industry.
Technologist is a European popular science magazine published by Eurotech Universities since June 2014.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by ''Times Higher Education (THE)'' magazine.
A tokamak (Токамáк) is a device that uses a powerful magnetic field to confine a hot plasma in the shape of a torus.
Top Industrial Managers for Europe (T.I.M.E.) is a network of fifty-three engineering schools and faculties and technical universities.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
The University of Lausanne (UNIL, French: Université de Lausanne) in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890.
The University of Nairobi (UoN) is a collegiate research university based in Nairobi.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
, abbreviated as or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
The University of Yaoundé (Université de Yaoundé) was a university in Cameroon, located in Yaoundé.
Velcro Companies is a privately held company that produces fasteners and other products.
The Venice Time Machine is a large international project launched by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Ca' Foscari University of Venice in 2012 that aims to build a collaborative multidimensional model of Venice by creating an open digital archive of the city's cultural heritage covering more than 1,000 years of evolution.
VMware, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies that provides cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services.
The Wyss Center is a not-for-profit neurotechnology research foundation in Geneva, Switzerland.
Yves F. Meyer (born 19 July 1939) is a French mathematician.
EPF Lausanne, EPFL, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Epfl.ch, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Sysmic, École Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne.