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April 03 2017

Phelma strong in French Physics Society tournament

  • Education
  • Innovation & Society
  • News
A team of undergraduate and graduate students from Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school attempted to solve a unique problem at the French Physicists’ Tournament in February. Can the height of a kernel of popcorn’s “jump” be determined from the sound of the “pop?” The tournament, run by the French Physics Society, pits nine […] >>

April 03 2017

Phelma Junior Consultants moving up

  • Education
  • MINATEC
  • News
Phelma Junior Consultants was audited in December 2016 by France’s National Federation of Student Enterprises (CNJE) and has subsequently moved up from “Junior-Création” status to “Pépinière Junior-Entreprise” (incubator) status. That leaves just one more step to the top, “Junior-Entreprise,” a move Phelma Junior Consultants expects to make in December 2017 or May 2018. The successful […] >>

April 03 2017

Atos joins Phelma Partners Circle

  • Education
  • MINATEC
  • News
Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school recently signed an initial one-year partnership agreement with Atos, a leading international digital services provider. Phelma had been anxiously awaiting the agreement, as the school already counted Amesys Bull among its partners before it was acquired by Atos in 2014 and integrated into Atos Worldgrid, a smart energy […] >>

April 03 2017

EEA Club: A Grenoble congress with a European flavor

  • Education
  • News
  • Research
The 57th annual congress of the EEA Club will be held on June 8 and 9 at Phelma’s MINATEC campus location. The event will bring together professors and researchers in the fields of electronics, electrotechnics, automatics, and signal and image processing. This year’s theme is EU projects in research and education, and a variety of […] >>

April 03 2017

A Chair of Excellence for MAX phases

  • Education
  • News
  • Research
Michel Barsoum of Drexel University’s (Philadelphia) Materials Science and Engineering Department has just been appointed to the Grenoble-Alpes University-Fondation Nanosciences Chair of Excellence to pursue his research on MAX phases. Barsoum will create two-dimensional systems from a new family of composites, MXenes. MXenes, which offer some extraordinary properties, are obtained by etching a MAX phase […] >>
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