Entries by Vivien Benard

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Representatives from the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) visit IMT

Monday 4th September saw a visit from a group of representatives from the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), including HIT’s International Relations Director, as well as the Dean and professors from the School of Energy Science and Engineering. The school’s strengths include traditional thermal power engineering (Key national laboratory) and the environmental issues that surround […]

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IMT awards the title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Jay Humphrey, Professor and Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Department of Yale University

This prestigious honor was awarded on 29 June at Mines Saint-Etienne by Philippe Jamet, President of IMT, in the presence of many important scientific, academic and institutional figures. IMT’s aim was to honor one of the inventors and pioneers of a new field of science – mechanobiology – which studies the effects of mechanical stress […]

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Intelligence booklets: new confidence equilibria, between algorithms and the social contract

The 9th publication in the series of the Fondation Mines-Télécom intelligence booklets addresses the transversal theme of confidence in the digital age. Written over the course of a series of events in partnership with NUMA Paris and with the support of the Foundation’s major corporate partners, the booklet questions changes in the notion of confidence […]

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Double-degree agreement between IMT and Georgia Tech

A double-degree agreement was recently established between IMT and Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA). The agreement will allow students from IMT’s schools to obtain an MSc from Georgia Tech in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Mechanical Engineering in addition to their master of engineering. In the meantime, students from Georgia […]

IMT– Philippine delegation meeting

On June 7, Philippe Jamet (President) and Michel Pavageau (Director of International Relations) welcomed a Philippine delegation composed of Ms Patrica B. Licuanan, Chair of the CHED (Commission on Higher EDucation, which is directly attached to the office of the president of the Philippines), Ms Rapunzel Acop, Second Secretary and Consul at the Embassy of the […]

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Revolution in the energy market: The European SEAS project wins the “ITEA Award of Excellence for Innovation and Business Impact”

The Smart Energy Aware System (SEAS) project brought together industrial and academic partners from 7 European countries over a 3-year period. The goal was to allow all stakeholders in the electricity market to interact in real time with consumption and production systems in order to optimize overall energy efficiency. Coordinated by Engie, whose key academic […]