Prof. Kathryn Hess Bellwald promoted Full Professor

© 2019 EPFL

© 2019 EPFL

Professor Kathryn Hess Bellwald was named as Full Professor of Life Sciences and Mathematics in the School of Life Sciences (SV) and in the School of Basic Sciences (SB)

Kathryn Hess Bellwald is internationally recognised for her research on the theory of homotopy, category theory and algebraic topology. Her work has attracted particular interest for the way she uses methods of algebraic topology to achieve a better understanding of neurological processes. Through the appointment of Kathryn Hess Bellwald, EPFL is obtaining the expertise of an outstanding scientist who will in particular drive the development of new applications in structured data analysis as part of the Blue Brain Project over the next few years.