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2024 Olympic Games: Sport and Science Teamed Up

Julien Guyon is invited to discuss with Rémi Carmignani, Brigitte Vinçon-Leite and Arthur Guillot-Le Goff how scientific innovations contribute to the development of athletic performance, to the creation of a better and fairer sporting environment, and to the creation of sustainable infrastructures for competitions. Watch the video here.

Gabriel Stoltz co-organizes the program “Materials Informatics” at IMSI, Chicago

The Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI), located on the campus of the University of Chicago, hosts a program on “Data-Driven Materials Informatics” from March 4th to May 24th. Materials informatics is an emerging field defined by the use of simulation tools combined with methods from data sciences and machine learning to better understand materials properties and design innovative… Read more »

Nerea Vadillo has been awarded the 2024 prize by the Energy Finance Italia (EFI) association.

This prize, aimed at under-30s, is awarded for the best paper presented at the EFI9 conference held in Bari from 12 to 14 February. The prize-winning work concerns the joint modelling of temperature and the price of electricity, in order to better understand and manage the risk associated with climate insurance products. It stems from a CIFRE thesis with AXA… Read more »

Arrival of Loucas Pillaud-Vivien at CERMICS

Loucas Pillaud-Vivien joined the Applied Probability team at CERMICS on January the 2nd 2024. His research focuses on understanding the high-dimensional stochastic dynamics underlying the optimization procedures inherent to modern machine learning algorithms. He obtained his PhD at ENS/Inria Paris in 2020 under the supervision of Francis Bach and did his postdoctoral work at EPFL with Nicolas Flammarion, and then… Read more »

Julien Guyon live on French TV to comment on football draws probabilities

On December 18, 2023, Julien Guyon was live on the French TV network La chaîne L’Équipe. In what might well be a TV world premiere, he commented on the draw probabilities of the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, and Europa Conference League, and how they evolve during the draw. Due to the draw constraints and draw procedure, the probabilities are not easy… Read more »

Virginie Ehrlacher receives the “Young Female Scientist” Irène Joliot-Curie Prize

Virginie Ehrlacher received the 2023 Irène Joliot-Curie Prize in the “Young Female Scientist” category. Created in 2001 by the French Ministry of Research, the Irène Joliot-Curie Prize is designed to promote the role of women in research and technology in France. It highlights the exemplary careers of women in science who combine excellence and dynamism. It is awarded by the… Read more »

KIRO #7, the operations research hackathon of Ecole des Ponts

The 7th edition of KIRO was organized at Ecole des Ponts on Thursday 9th November. KIRO is a hackathon centering on techniques and applications of operations research. This unique event among the French Grandes Ecoles is organized each year by the operation research group at CERMICS (Axel Parmentier and his PhD students) together with the Club Informatique de l’École des Ponts,… Read more »

Workshop on Smart Energy and Stochastic Optimization

With the increase of renewables energies on one hand, and local production on the other, the landscape of energy is changing, requiring more and more to take uncertainty into account. That is why a new SESO workshop is organized at CERMICS from October 9th to October 13th, with a mix of PhD students, researchers and industrial participants. The workshop is… Read more »