École Polytechnique: Kees van der Beek appointed Director of Research (DR)

Kees van der Beek has been appointed Director of Research (DR), deputy to the Director of Education and Research at Polytechnic School. Placed under the responsibility of Dominique Rossin, Director of Education and Research (DER), he succeeds Benoît Deveaud, and is in charge of defining the strategy and supervising all the activities of the 23 … Read more

Learn about blockchain with École Polytechnique Executive Education

The blockchain is of interest to more and more organizations which are integrating it into their strategies. With the exponential growth of digital assets, this new technology offers new development prospects. Discover how to understand its challenges thanks to the École Polytechnique Executive Education which provides the first certifying training, Blockchain Starter Program. Media coverage … Read more

Essonne: the École polytechnique gives its agreement for the establishment of the LVMH research center

By Thibaut Faussabry Published on 9 Nov 22 at 13:06 News Essonne See my news Follow this media Illustration – On Tuesday, the members of the board of directors of the École Polytechnique gave their agreement for the establishment of the LVMH research center on its campus in Palaiseau (Essonne). (© Polytechnic School – J.Barande) … Read more

After Total, Polytechnique again pinned for a project with LVMH

Another blow for the École Polytechnique: after the failure, in January 2022, of the establishment of a TotalEnergies research and development center on a plot of the X campus, which had aroused the revolt of a part of the students and environmental activists in 2020-2021, it is the renovation of the building nicknamed “the Slap … Read more

Science Fair: École Polytechnique raises awareness of ecology among the youngest

As part of the Fête de la science, the École Polytechnique invited this Friday, October 7 middle and high school students to discover science. One of the stands taught the youngest to understand their impact on the environment. “Have you been hot this summer? Have you felt the effects of climate change?asks Quentin, a student … Read more

Ecole Polytechnique appoints a new Director General

Laura Chaubard (X99) new Director General of Ecole Polytechnique also joined the executive committee of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, which includes École polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris, Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis. “I am very happy to welcome Laura Chaubard to École Polytechnique. His commitment to the Ministry of the Armed Forces, his scientific … Read more

GRANDSTAND. “The future of the Ecole Polytechnique also depends on the support of businesses”

7:47 p.m., September 10, 2022 The gallery : “The students and former students of Ecole Polytechnique share the pride of seeing their school develop. The excellence that is cultivated there ensures, year after year, its prestige and its attractiveness. Obviously, we are delighted and we all hope that this virtuous trajectory will never be interrupted. … Read more

“Girls put the brakes on themselves very early”: 50 years later, the slow and difficult integration of women at Polytechnique

“Gentlemen, you have passed a very difficult competition. » This sentence, Michèle Cyna heard it in the mouth of a general during his first day at the Ecole Polytechnique in 1976. It was four years after the opening of the school (X) to women, August 2, 1972, after 178 years of male domination. However, alongside … Read more

“Technology will not save us! “Polytechnique graduates, they warn about the climate

The promotions of the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 of the Polytechnic school were in the spotlight, this Friday June 24 and Saturday June 25, 2022. Delayed because of the Covid, their graduation ceremonies had to wait a little before being able to hold in the large amphitheatres of the campus, on the plateau of … Read more