EPFL Final 2024

EPFL Finalists of the 8th Edition of the "Ma thèse en 180 secondes" Competition.

Watch or rewatch the Final of 21 March 2024

EPFL Winners

  1. Marian Lumongsod-Thompson, « Effect of environmental transients on the corrosion of aged iron in inert porous media » (Dr Stefano Mischler), English
  2. Stella Laperrousaz, « Development of soft electronic and optoelectronic fibers via the thermal drawing process » (Prof. Fabien Sorin), Français
  3. Luc Bondaz, « An holistic approach for incorporating pores in single-layer graphene for gas separation application » (Prof. Kumar Varoon Agrawal), English
  4. Maria Marcinek, « Plant-beneficial bacteria as vectors for the active delivery of nanoagrochemicals » (Prof. Harm-Anton Klok), English
  5. Arthur Barakat, « The neurometabolism of motivation » (Prof. Carmen Sandi), English
  6. Eduardo Gutierrez-Prieto, « Harnessing mechanical instabilities of rotating structures towards the development of versatile centrifugal microfluidics devices » (Prof. Pedro M. Reis), English
  7. Sahar Rezapour, « Role of complex airfoil kinematics on dynamic stall » (Prof. Karen Mulleners), English
  8. Arthur Verdeyme, « Community detection and link prediction in networks » (Prof. Sofia Olhede), Français
  9. Calixe Bénier, « Tribology of lubricated micro-mechanical contacts» (Dr. Stefano Mischler), Français
  10. Alexandros Anastasiadis, « Role of kinematics, vorticity and sensing in single and collaborative undulatory swimming » (Prof. Karen Mulleners and Prof. Auke Ijspeert), Français
  11. Maria Sivers, « The Reuse Viability Index (RVI): Classification, Assessment and Prediction of the Sustainable Reuse of Building Components» (Prof. Corentin Fivet and Prof. Martin Fröhlich), English
  12. Beatrice Vaienti, « Jerusalem 1840-1940: a Genealogy of Cartographic Inventions » (Prof. Frédéric Kaplan and Dr. Isabella Di Lenardo), English
  13. Santhanu Ramanandan, « Germanium nanowires : a scalable platform for quantum computing » (Prof. Anna Fontcuberta i Morral), English
  14. Dorsan Lepour, « Multi-Actors Decision Making for Renewable Energy Communities» (Prof. François Maréchal), Français
  • Gisou van der Goot, President of the Jury, Professor at the Faculty SV and Vice President for Responsible Transformation
  • Ambrogio Fasoli, Jury Member, Professor at the Faculty SB and Delegate to the Provost
  • Marilyne Andersen, Jury Member, Professor at the Faculty ENAC and Academic Director of Smart Living Lab
  • Bastien Confino, Jury Member, Scientific Journalist RTS
  • Annalisa Buffa, Jury Member, Professor at the Faculty SB and Associate Vice President for Postgraduate Education
  • Mauro Lattuada, Jury Member, Technology Transfer Manager


Swiss Final

Alexandros Anastasiadis, Stella Laperrousaz and Dorsan Lepour will be at the Swiss Final of the Competition “Ma thèse en 180 secondes” on 20 June 2024 at UNIFR.