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July 06 2020

Interview: Anne Vilcot, Dean, Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma Engineering School

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How well did Phelma navigate the shift to 100% online learning? It was hard to get things going. Our faculty had to reorganize their entire course loads on very short notice. The videoconferencing tools we had couldn’t handle the capacity: We only had ten Zoom licenses at the time. But everyone rolled up their sleeves […] >>

April 06 2020

Interview: Youla Morfouli, Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma

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At the end of January, you ran a day-long workshop on sustainable electronics for the 40 students in the Nanotech Master’s program. What were you aiming to achieve? Increasingly, our students want to know what the environmental impacts of their future careers are. Sometimes, the answer is hard for them to hear. We wanted to […] >>

February 04 2020

Interview: Julien Mottin, Application Director, Prophesee

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Prophesee recently set up a ten-person team at the BHT. The company also just raised €25 million in capital. What’s your technology? We are developing an “event-based” vision sensor that can detect any change within a scene with microsecond resolution. The goal is not to produce images, but to perform functions like counting on fast […] >>

December 02 2019

Interview: Nadine Commenges-Bernole, Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma faculty

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Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma faculty member Nadine Commenges-Bernole is a certified Non-violent Communication coach. She coordinates a student support center at the school. “Our mission is to provide emotional support to the students who need it.”   Tell us about the student support center Phelma opened at the beginning of the academic year. As faculty, […] >>

October 01 2019

Thibaut David, head of the Fostering Science program

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“Grenoble has very high ERC grant success rates”   The Fostering Science program helps scientists with their ERC grant applications. What kind of assistance do you provide? We start by making sure that applicants understand how ERC grants work and what type of grant to apply for depending on whether they have two, five, or […] >>
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