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October 02 2018

Phelma: key figures from the start of the 2018–2019 academic year

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Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school reported slightly higher recruitment figures than for the 2017–2018 academic year. This year’s incoming cohort of first-year students tallied in at 370 (25% female). While there are no major changes to report from last year, there are two key figures worth noting. The Microelectronics and Telecommunications work-study program […] >>

October 02 2018

MEMS-Al and NanoAndes to be held at the same time in Mexico

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At the end of November, the MEMS-Al and NanoAndes schools, whose supporters include Grenoble-Alps University (via the IDEX grant), CNRS, Fondation Nanosciences, la Puya Internationale, and the CEA, will be held at the same time in Monterrey, Mexico. Academic researchers form Grenoble will teach along side their Latin American peers; industrial R&D professionals will also […] >>

October 02 2018

FMNT wins two PhD dissertation awards

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PhD candidates at FMNT took home two of the eight PhD dissertation awards granted by the Grenoble-Alps University Community this year. A total of 700 dissertations were defended in 2017. Thomas Sannicolo, a graduate of Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school, won an award for his research on transparent electrodes using silver nanowire networks. […] >>

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 […] >>

October 01 2018

Working to make refugee camps better places to live

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In July, around ten students from Pennsylvania in Grenoble for their research under the GIIP* took part in an innovation and fast-prototyping workshop. The students are developing innovative materials for emergency shelters as part of the French-American REACT (Research and Education in Active Coatings) partnership funded by the US National Science Foundation and French National […] >>
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