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COLE, Stewart Thomas (born 1955), Director, Global Health Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, since 2007

FRIGON, Augustin (1888 - 1952), Director of Planning, Canadian Broadcasting Corp. since 1951; President, Corp. of École Polytechnique of Montreal, since 1935

GUILLAND, Antoine (1861 - 1938), licencié ès lettres of the University of Geneva; Professor of History Swiss Polytechnic Institute of Zurich (Ecole polytechnique fédérale) since 1895

PAINLEVE, Paul (1863 - 1933), Membre de l’Academie des Sciences; Ministre de l’Air, 1930–31 et 1932–33; Professeur de Mécanique à l’Ecole Polytechnique

ROY, Maurice Paul Mary (born 1899), Grand Officier, Légion d’Honneur; Professor at Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, 1947–69; President: Committee on Space Research; International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

AEPPLI, Gabriel (born 1956), Quain Professor of Physics and Hon. Professor of Medicine, University College London, since 2002; Head, Department of Synchrotron Radiation and Nanotechnology, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland, since 2014; Professor of Physics, ETH Zurich and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, since 2014

FRACKOWIAK, Richard Stanislaus Joseph (born 1950), Professor of Neurology, Chairman of Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and Head of Neurology Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, 2009–15, now Professeur ordinaire ad hominem and médecin associé; Titular Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, since 2013; Director (Medicine), Human Brain Project, European Union, since 2013


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Founded in 1794 to train engineers for the army and state service, Polytechnique rapidly established a prestige which it has never lost. It was a centre around 1830 of the ...

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