Category: Basic Sciences

Metin Arditi

Basic Sciences, Culture/Society, Economy/Finance

“Physics Research – Business – Literary Writing: The Same Battle?“

Metin Arditi, writer, Alumni Award 2023

Conference held on March 14th, 2024

Alain Aspect at EPFL

Alain Aspect

Basic Sciences

“From Einstein’s doubts and Bell’s theorem to quantum technologies: the second quantum revolution“

Alain Aspect, Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 Picture of the Nobel Prize Medal

Conference held on October 2nd, 2023

Merritt Moore at EPFL

Merritt Moore

Basic Sciences, Culture/Society

“Why Not Both? Pursuing two passions: physics and professional ballet career”

Merritt Moore, ballerina and quantum physicist

Conference held on September 30, 2022

Claudia Clopath

Artificial Intelligence, Basic Sciences, Life Sciences/Health

“Mathematical Models of Learning in the Brain“

Claudia Clopath, professor of Computational Neuroscience at Imperial College London

Conference held on May 9th, 2022

Frank Wilczek

Basic Sciences, Space

“Conversation with Frank Wilczek”

Physicist (Nobel Prize of Physics, 2004)

Conference held on November 16th, 2021

Steven Strogatz

Basic Sciences

“Infinite Powers: The story of calculus”

Steven Strogatz, professor of Mathematics, Cornell University

Conference held on December, 8th, 2020

George Church and Christian Frei

Basic Sciences, Culture/Society, Innovation

“Conversation with George Church et Christian Frei”

Harvard synthetic biologist and Swiss movie director

Conference held on the 18th of september 2020

Ada Yonath

Basic Sciences, Life Sciences/Health

“Next generation eco-friendly antibiotics and thoughts about origin of life“

Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009

Conference held on December 17th, 2019

Alessio Figalli

Basic Sciences

“From optimal transport to soap bubbles and clouds: a personal journey“

Alessio Figalli, mathematician and laureate of the 2018 Fields Medal

Conference held on November 11th, 2019

Hiroshi Amano

Basic Sciences, Sustainability/Environment

“Gallium nitride (GaN) as a key material for establishing a sustainable society”

Hiroshi Amano, physicist, engineer and inventor

Conference held on October 14th, 2019

Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths

Basic Sciences, Computer Science

“Algorithms to Live By”

Authors of Algorithms to Live By, The Computer Science Of Human Decisions

Conference held on October, 7th, 2019

Stephen Quake

Basic Sciences, Innovation

“A cell is a bag of RNA“

Stephen Quake, Professor of Bioengineering and Professor of Applied Physics at Stanford University

Conference held on July 3rd, 2019

Klaus von Klitzing

Basic Sciences

Conversation with Klaus von Klitzing

Laureate of the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics

Conference held on April 15th, 2019

Saul Perlmutter

Basic Sciences

“Science, Reality, Credibility“

Saul Perlmutter, professor of physics. Laureate of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics

Conference held on April 8th, 2019

Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Basic Sciences

Conversation with Elizabeth H. Blackburn
Researcher and co-recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Conference held on March 6th, 2019