The Fondation Mines-Télécom award ceremony took place on Wednesday, June 17 on the Foundation’s YouTube channel, in an exceptional fully digital edition. Winners were named in the three categories of the Futur & Ruptures research program: Internships, Apprenticeships and Theses. The event provided a unique opportunity to discover the profiles of the 17 students in the competition and their promising career paths.

The 9 lucky winners shared a total prize pool of more than €15,000, funded with support from partner programs of Fondation Mines-Télécom, Nokia BNP Paribas Orange Dassault Systèmes Accenture Sopra Steria Airbus.

Award for the best graduation internships

  • 1st Prize: Antoine SALMONA, Télécom Paris – Automatic colorization of archive images (Composite Films)
  • 2nd Prize: Zoé SABOURIN, IMT Mines Albi – Design of a ventilation/cooling system of an art gallery and energy assessment of an office building (Arup)
  • 3rd Prize: Emma BONPOIL, IMT Mines Albi – Management, design and creation of a hardware and software demonstration for the Paris Air Show (Accenture)
  • Prize for the public’s favorite: Emma BONPOIL, IMT Mines Albi – Management, design and creation of a hardware and software demonstration for the Paris Air Show (Accenture)

Prize for the best apprenticeships

  • 1st Prize: Yassine HABIB – IMT Atlantique – Design of an autonomous multi-UAV system to assist the Paris police and fire brigade (Thales SIX GTS France)
  • 2nd Prize: Loïc PETIT – IMT Mines Alès – Sustainable improvement of advertising displays (StickyAdsTV, FreeWheel and AdYouLike)
  • 3rd Prize: Neha NEGI – Institut Mines-Télécom Business School – Robotic Process Automation applied to finance: from strategy to implementation (Saint-Gobain)
  • Prize for the public’s favorite: Neha NEGI – Institut Mines-Télécom Business School – Robotic Process Automation applied to finance: from strategy to implementation (Saint-Gobain)

Prize for the best theses in Futur & Ruptures (with support from the Télécom & Société Numérique Carnot Institute)

  • 1st equal: Ghouthi BOUKLI HACENE – IMT Atlantique – Partial binary implementation on deep neural network integrated circuits for multimedia indexing
  • 1st equal: Laetitia JEANCOLAS – Télécom SudParis – Early detection of Parkinson’s disease using voice analysis and correlations with neuroimaging
  • 2nd Prize: Jianan DUAN – Télécom Paris – Very low linewidth quantum box oscillators for coherent optical systems