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June 01 2019

Interview: Marie Caillaux talks about her experience “sharing science” with elementary-school children

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First-year Phelma student Marie Caillaux talks about her experience “sharing science” with elementary-school children   Why would a 20-year-old engineering student want to get involved with a bunch of ten-year-olds? I liked the idea of having to figure out how to explain things and convey my passion for science. I chose “sustainable cities” as my […] >>

April 01 2019

Interview: Jérôme Garin, Director, IRIG

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Jérôme Garin, Director, IRIG*: “We are working together to address interdisciplinary topics”   INAC, BIG, and IBS merged to form IRIG in early 2019. What is the rationale behind the change? The idea is to scale up, raise our profile, and present a unified front to our partners like CNRS and the University. With a […] >>

February 04 2019

Interview: Laurent Fesquet, research scientist, TIMA

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“Rebooting Computing challenges the very foundations of today’s computers”   The ICRC conference, to be held in Grenoble in April, will provide insights into the Rebooting Computing initiative that began in the United States in 2016. What is it all about? The idea is to rethink how computers are designed. Today, most machines are built […] >>

December 03 2018

Interview: Etienne Vogt, General Manager, Utilities Services, Engie

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Etienne Vogt, General Manager, Utilities Services, Engie: “Our renewable hydrogen costs less than hydrogen produced using fossil fuels.”   You have been supplying hydrogen produced via water electrolysis to the CEA and the hydrogen filling station at GEG since October. What is the story behind the innovation? It all started with the HyWay hydrogen-powered mobility […] >>

October 01 2018

Interview: Aurélien Kuhn, Senior Professor, Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma

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Aurélien Kuhn, Senior Professor, Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma: “We need to introduce more active instructional methods into college physics classrooms.”   In July, you and your colleagues at Grenoble-Alps University held a symposium on how to bring more active instructional methods into college physics classrooms. What drew you to the topic?  Mainly because more active […] >>
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