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Two IC professors appointed

Professors Nicolas Flammarion and Anne-Marie Kermarrec. © 2019 EPFL

Professors Nicolas Flammarion and Anne-Marie Kermarrec. © 2019 EPFL

The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of two professors in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences.

Dr Nicolas Flammarion has been named as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Communication Systems in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences 

Nicolas Flammarion is a brilliant young scientist whose highly acclaimed research is devoted to the design, analysis and optimisation of sampling procedures for machine learning. This topic is rapidly gaining in importance and is one of the strategic directions adopted by EPFL for its future development. By appointing Nicolas Flammarion, EPFL is further strengthening its research and teaching in the field of machine learning. Positive contributions to technology transfer can also be expected.

Dr Anne-Marie Kermarrec has been named as Full Professor of Computer Science and Communication Systems in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences 

Anne-Marie Kermarrec is a renowned computer scientist with wide-ranging academic and business experience. Her research investigates large-scale distributed systems and more precisely P2P systems, epidemic algorithms, distributed infrastructures for machine learning and privacy-aware personalization systems. She has international recognition and has received prestigious awards for her work. By appointing Anne-Marie Kermarrec, EPFL is bolstering its activities and its international lead in large-scale distributed systems.


Authors: Sandy Evangelista, Celia Luterbacher