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PhD Defense: Grain boundaries and potassium post-deposition treatments in chalcopyrite solar cells
Event date: Monday, 27 June 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Place: Limpertsberg Campus – Bâtiment des Sciences – BSC-003
Speaker: MARTIN LANZONI Evandro

  News & Events

University Projects Receive Additional Funding to Research COVID-19
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2020
The FNR has published the results of its second COVID-19 Fast Track Call. Eight projects from the University of Luxembourg have been retained for funding, representing a financial commitment of 347...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Christoph Schommer
Published on Thursday, 04 June 2020
Christoph Schommer, Professor within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Luxembourg, is principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "DEEPHOUSE: Deep Mining With...
Live chat - Bachelor en Médecine
bmed live chat
Event date: Monday, 08 June 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Online
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Daniel Abankwa, Professor within the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg, is co-principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "CovScreen: Combine...
Art meets artificial intelligence at University during Esch2022
Esch2022
Published on Monday, 15 June 2020
As part of Esch2022, the European capital of culture project, computer scientists at the University of Luxembourg will create the AI & ART pavilion, a multidisciplinary and interactive environm...
International Webinar - COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 emergency & critical care situation and strategy
Event date: Thursday, 11 June 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Prof. Yu Zhui
Deuxième comité d’accompagnement réussi du projet PRODPILOT
Prodpilot
Published on Monday, 15 June 2020
Le 28 mai 2020, le deuxième comité d'accompagnement du projet INTERREG V A PRODPILOT s'est déroulé avec succès malgré les difficultés causés par la crise sanitaire. En raison de la situation actuel...
Les mathématiques, un grand défi de cette pandémie
Number of active infections and people cured per day
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
"190 nouvelles infections détectées", "seuil des 2000 infections dépassé" : que de nouvelles choquantes pour la population du Luxembourg en cette soirée du 31 mars 2020 ! Pourqu...
Future Engineering Talks: European Dimension and Civil Engineering
Belval
Event date: Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Hour:  17:10 19:00
Place:  Online
Salon virtuel Etudes supérieures
Event date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Hour:  9:00 20-06 | 18:00
Place:  Online
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Vladimir
Published on Friday, 19 June 2020
Vladimir Despotović, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Luxembourg, is co-principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project: “Covid-19 Detectio...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Monday, 22 June 2020
Alexandre Tkatchenko is the principal investigator of a large international consortium of physicists, chemists, mathematicians and computer scientists, aiming to investigate the fundamental mechani...
University’s supercomputer supports fight against COVID-19
HPC Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility has significantly contributed to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic since mid-March 2020.
Academic promotions announced
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce the following academic promotions.
Doctoral candidates learn how to produce science comics
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg starts a new series of science comics in order to highlight science and research in Luxembourg. The comics are produced within the framework of the Doctoral Education i...
A step forward towards photonic circuits with metamaterials
Ultrafast
Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg and their international research partners have recently reported how a special kind of artificial materials, called epsilon-near-zero metamaterials<...
EU Commission approved European Space University for Earth & Humanity
Published on Friday, 10 July 2020
The University of Luxembourg is a partner in the project “European University - European Space University for Earth and Humanity” (UNIVERSEH), approved by the European Commission under the Erasmus+...
Towards a new way of producing solar cells?
Solar cells
Published on Monday, 20 July 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg together with international scientists have investigated the oxidation process of solar cell materials whose results could change the current way of pro...
Winter semester 2020/2021: Hybrid teaching mode
Published on Monday, 20 July 2020
The University of Luxembourg will implement a blended teaching and learning approach for the winter semester 2020/2021.
University professor to co-lead the MeluXina supercomputer
Pascal Bouvry
Published on Tuesday, 21 July 2020
Prof. Pascal Bouvry, expert in computer science and high-performance computing (HPC), and Roger Lampach, CEO of LuxConnect, have been appointed CEO of Luxprovide S.A, the company that manages the i...
Carte Blanche: About crises, climate change, time constants & hydrogen
Stefan Maas
Published on Friday, 24 July 2020
Europe mobilises billions of Euros these days to fight against the virus crisis. But what is the difference to the climate crisis? It is the so-called time constant, the time between an...
ERC Grantee strengthens mathematics, statistics and finance
Published on Monday, 03 August 2020
Mark Podolskij has been appointed professor in mathematics, with a focus on statistics, probability and finance at the University of Luxembourg. Prof. Podolskij brings with him a “Consolidator Gran...
[Article series] The Experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 Fight
Profile photo of Jun Pang
Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Dr. Jun Pang is a research scientist at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine (FSTM) and its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT)...
LaserSTAMP project: outstanding results for laser industry
Laser Stamp
Published on Friday, 14 August 2020
Launched in September 2016, the multidisciplinary cross-border project “Laser and Surface Treatment Assisted Metal Polymer assembly (LaserSTAMP)”, coordinated by the University of Luxembourg in col...
University researchers help raise public awareness for science
letzSCIENCE
Published on Tuesday, 18 August 2020
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has recently launched the interactive campaign letzSCIENCE to raise awareness about research in Luxembourg. From 30 July – 10 August 2020, science images...
Winter semester 2020/2021: Hybrid teaching mode
Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2020
The University of Luxembourg will implement a hybrid teaching mode for the winter semester 2020/2021.

“Hybrid” teaching offers a mixture of in-person classes for smaller groups of students...

Physicists pin down the pay off between speed and entropy
Dissipation
Published on Thursday, 27 August 2020
Researchers Massimiliano Esposito and Gianmaria Falasco from the Department of Physics and Materials Science at the University of Luxembourg have developed a valuable tool to manipulate non-equilib...
ESA-CLAIRE Conference: Space and AI
ESA CLAIRE
Event date: Friday, 04 September 2020
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Online
Belval becomes setting for Esch2022’s participation in Ars Electronica
Published on Monday, 07 September 2020
From 9 to 13 September, Belval will be the setting for the Ars Electronica Esch2022 Luxembourg Garden. This interactive multimedia experience is presented by Esch2022 – European Capital of C...
University hosts Welcome Day for new students
Published on Tuesday, 08 September 2020
On Friday, 11 September, the University of Luxembourg will host the Welcome Day for all new students from 11.00 to 15.00 on Belval Campus.
Neutron scattering provides new insights into nanoparticles
Neutron scattering provides new insights into nanoparticles
Published on Friday, 11 September 2020
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, the University of Salamanca and from General Numerics Research Lab in Germany have investigated the spin structure of nanoparticles. Their findings ha...
Using Machine Learning to combat the Coronavirus
Covid
Published on Monday, 14 September 2020
The intensive binding of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on human host cells appears to be a significant factor in the virus’s high infectiousness. A joint team of researchers from the University of L...
First edition of Math camp: Making math easier, one scoop at a time
Published on Monday, 21 September 2020
The Department of Mathematics (DMATH) at the University of Luxembourg organised the first Math camp between 31 August and 10 September 2020 on Belval campus as well as online. The camp aimed at off...
Helping machine learning to help us in personalized medicine
Julio
Event date: Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Hour:  16:00 13-09 | 17:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Dr. Julio Saez-Rodriguez, University Heidelberg, Germany
AI&Art Pavilion for Esch2022: kick-off meeting
Event date: Friday, 25 September 2020
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Place:  Hall des Poches à Fonte Avenue du Rock'n'Roll / Avenue des Hauts fourneaux 4061 Esch-sur-Alzette
Using drones to better predict urban flooding
Drones
Published on Monday, 28 September 2020
The University of Luxembourg and the start-up RSS-Hydro are working together to optimise the prediction of flooding in Burange in the south of Luxembourg. Supported by the City of Dudelange, t...
Successful start for the new Bachelor in Medicine
Published on Monday, 28 September 2020
The new Bachelor in Medicine team welcomed 125 students during the launch of the academic year 2020-2021, which started on 14 September 2020 at the University of Luxembourg. They inaugurated the fi...
Jorge Toro-Pozo receives the best PhD thesis award from ERCIM
Jorge Toro
Published on Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Postdoctoral researcher Jorge Toro-Pozo was awarded with the ERCIM STM PhD thesis award for the excellent scientific quality of his thesis "Computational and Symbolic Analysis of Distance-Boun...
AI & Art Pavilion for Esch2022: the project is officially launched
AI & Art
Published on Tuesday, 29 September 2020
The AI&Art Pavilion for Esch2022 was officially launched during the kick-off meeting which took place on 25 September 2020 in Belval. After a welcome speech by rector Stéphane Pallage and an ov...
CITIES2030: providing food for all in 2030
Published on Monday, 05 October 2020
The University of Luxembourg together with 41 European partners have recently received 12 million euros for the project CITIES2030 “Co-creating resilient and sustainable food towards FOOD2030”, coo...
Cellulose: an ever-present material with remarkable properties
crystal
Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg have recently made significant steps forward in resolving some of the outstanding research questions about cellulose. Their findings have been published...
TEDxUniversityofLuxembourg 2020
Event date: Monday, 12 October 2020
Hour:  18:30 16-10 | 20:00
Place:  online
SanDAL Workshop on Data Science
SanDAL Workshop
Event date: Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Hour:  9:00 14-10 | 18:00
Place:  Belval campus Maison du Savoir, Audimax (-1) 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
World Standards Day 2020: Prof. Peter Plapper awarded
Peter Plapper
Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2020
On the occasion of the World Standards Day 2020, Prof. Peter Plapper from the University of Luxembourg received the “National Delegate for Standardization trophy” from the Institut Luxembourgeois d...
VR application on deforestation: researchers win best demo award
VR application on deforestation
Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2020
In the framework of the project "Forest SaVR – A Virtual-Reality Application to Raise Awareness of Deforestation", Dr. Jean Botev and Adriano Viegas Milani received the best demo/poster a...
SanDAL Workshop on Data Science: great interest among researchers
Yannick Baraud
Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020
The interdisciplinary workshop organised on 13-14 October 2020 at the University of Luxembourg gathered more than 60 participants in the frame of the European project “ERA Chair in Mathematical Sta...
Innovative use of machine learning for discoveries in chemistry
Published on Friday, 16 October 2020
Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko and his research team at the University of Luxembourg have been awarded grants totalling 500,000 euros to conduct research in the emerging field of machine learning metho...
CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors: a revolution for biomedicine
Published on Monday, 19 October 2020
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for the discovery of the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. The technology, widely used as a genetic engineeri...
Science Comic Exhibition Luxembourg Science Center
Event date: Monday, 19 October 2020
Hour:  9:00 22-02 | 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 50, rue Emile Mark 4620 Differdange
International Conferences on Logic & AI
Logic conferences
Event date: Monday, 26 October 2020
Hour:  9:00 02-11 | 18:00
Place:  Online with Zoom
University receives strong THE subject rankings
Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Times Higher Education (THE) has published its World Subject Rankings 2021, listing the University of Luxembourg in ten subject areas.
University marks the start of the academic year with excellence awards
Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2020
On 27 October, the University honoured lecturers and a student association during the annual Rentrée Académique, the official opening of the new semester, for their outstanding commitment and work...
Artificial Intelligence applied to Cardiology
Victor
Event date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Dr. Victor Vicente Palacios, Philips Salamanca, Spain
Understanding the factors that shape microbiomes
Published on Monday, 02 November 2020
In two scientific articles recently published in high-impact journals – Nature Microbiology and Nature Communications – the Systems Ecology group at the University of Luxembourg's Luxembourg Centre...
Université à l'essai
Event date: Monday, 02 November 2020
Hour:  8:45 06-11 | 18:15
Place:  online
Foyer Group supports Uni.lu research with a donation of 100000 €
Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2020
In a context marked by the COVID-19 crisis, Foyer Group made several donations totalling €100,000 to the holders of four research projects at the University of Luxembourg. Due to exceptional health...
Learning from Mutual Explanations for Cooperative Decision Making in Medicine
Schmid
Event date: Wednesday, 04 November 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Prof. Ute Schmid, University Bamberg, Germany
High school students try out the University of Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 06 November 2020
From 2 to 6 November high school students from around the world experienced what it feels like to be a student at the University of Luxembourg during the “Université à l’Essai” (Test University).&n...
Visit the University of Luxembourg at the virtual student fair
Published on Tuesday, 10 November 2020
Future students can find information about study programmes of the University of Luxembourg from 12-13 November at the Foire de l’Étudiant (student fair).
The University launches the Institute for Advanced Studies
Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2020
The University of Luxembourg has launched an Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) with the aim to strengthen its interdisciplinary research. The IAS will further reinforce the University’s internat...
Information driven healthcare in Halland
Mattias and Marcus
Event date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Prof. Mattias Ohlsson, Halmstad University and Dr. Markus Lingman, Region Halland, Sweden
Uni.lu @ Foire de l'Étudiant
Event date: Thursday, 12 November 2020
Hour:  9:00 13-11 | 18:00
Place:  online
Two University professors on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list
Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Professors Stéphane Bordas and Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine have been ranked among the world’s most influential academics on the “Highly Cited Researche...
It's all about the ground truth - how to prove that AI can outperform experts
Georg
Event date: Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Prof. Georg Dorffner, Medical University Vienna, Austria
First graduates of the Bachelor in Computer Science
Graduation
Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020
Launched in September 2017 as a high-standard programme, the Bachelor in Computer Science has enjoyed growing success across the Greater Region and beyond, starting from 27 students in September 20...
FNR Awards 2020: congratulations to Maciej Chrzanowski
Maciej
Published on Friday, 20 November 2020
Maciej Chrzanowski, who did his doctorate within the Department of Engineering at the University of Luxembourg, received an FNR Award for his outstanding PhD thesis: Shear Transfer in...
Virtual simulators: the future of medical studies
Virtamed
Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020
In order to anticipate future training needs in the healthcare sector, the University of Luxembourg will invest in cutting-edge 3D tools in the coming months. On this occasion, from September to No...
Student Delegation: meet your Faculty representatives
Patrick Leske
Published on Monday, 30 November 2020
On 1 November 2020, two students from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) have been elected student delegates: Patrick Leske (Bachelor in Engineering, semester 3) and Aymeric Le...
PhD Defense: A Newform Theory for Katz Modular Forms
Event date: Wednesday, 02 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus, MNO - Room E05-0525150
Speaker: Daniel Berhanu MAMO
Astigmath - Le ciel dans tous ses états
Calendrier math
Event date: Thursday, 03 December 2020
Hour:  19:00 20:00
Place:  Online
SanDAL Winter School on Mathematical Statistics
Belval winter
Event date: Monday, 07 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 11-12 | 18:00
Place:  Online
PhD Defense: Robust Real-time Sense-and-Avoid Solutions for Remotely Piloted Quadrotor UAVs in Complex Environments
Event date: Monday, 07 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 11:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – JFK Building – Online
PhD Defense: Demand-Side-Management mit Wärmepumpen in Luxemburg - Potenziale und Herausforderungen der Wärmepumpenflexibilität für die Systemintegration der erneuerbaren Energien
Event date: Thursday, 10 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – Main Building – Salle du Conseil
Speaker: Steffen BECHTEL
PhD Defense: Recycling of gravel wash mud for manufacturing CO2-reduced cement
Event date: Thursday, 10 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO – 1.040
Speaker: Vishojit Bahadur THAPA
University sees more than 1,600 graduates in 2020
Published on Friday, 11 December 2020
In the academic year 2019/2020, more than 1,600 students graduated from the University of Luxembourg. Overall, 659 Bachelor and 544 Master students as well as 121 doctoral candidates finished their...
PRODPILOT virtual Grand Prix 2020: congratulations to Parts Europe
Parts Europe
Published on Friday, 11 December 2020
On 30 November 2020, the Interreg Greater Region PRODPILOT consortium awarded the company Parts Europe for their innovative productivity improvement project "Implementation of lean management&...
Astigmath: learning mathematics and space by playing
Astigmath
Published on Friday, 11 December 2020
On 3 December 2020, almost 75 players of all ages participated in the fourth edition of the online interactive quiz "Astigmath: le quiz qui corrige votre vision des mathématiques". This e...
Towards an extensive offer for medical studies
Medicine
Published on Monday, 14 December 2020
With the aim of creating a “Health campus”, the University of Luxembourg organised different meetings with potential partners. In parallel, two new courses are offered for first-year bachelor stude...
Five higher education institutions create UNIVERSEH
Published on Monday, 14 December 2020
“UNIVERSEH – The European Space University for Earth and Humanity”, an alliance of five higher education institutions, was officially launched in a virtual inauguration ceremony today. UNIVERSEH wa...
10th HPC School
HPC School
Event date: Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 16-12 | 18:00
Place:  Online
PhD Defense: Pressure sensing with nematic liquid crystal and carbon nanotube networks
Event date: Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus – BS – Room 0.03
Speaker: Meenu MURALI
Young mathematicians exchange about data science
SanDAL winter
Published on Wednesday, 16 December 2020
From 7 to 11 December 2020, more than 60 doctoral candidates from universities around the world attended the online winter school on mathematical statistics organised by the University of Luxembour...
30 years Interreg: University of Luxembourg a strong research partner
Published on Wednesday, 16 December 2020
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the interregional programme “Interreg” – one of the key instruments of the European Union supporting cooperation across borders through project funding. Launched...
PhD Defense: On Reductions of Local and Global Galois Representations Modulo Prime Powers
Event date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO – 0525150
Speaker: Emiliano TORTI
PhD Defense: Metabolic modelling-based approach to identify tailored metabolic drugs
Event date: Thursday, 17 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – Biotech II – Room BT2-E00-016
Speaker: Tamara BINTENER
PhD Defense: Large scale parallel simulation for Discrete Element Method
Event date: Friday, 18 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 11:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO – Online
Speaker: Abdoul-Walid MAINASSARA
Better understanding numerical simulation errors with probability
Probability
Published on Tuesday, 05 January 2021
Mathematicians from the Universities of Luxembourg, Aarhus and Tokyo have recently published their findings in the renowned journal Annals of Applied Probability. In this paper, they demonstra...
New ERC grant to develop novel chemical discovery platform
Published on Thursday, 07 January 2021
Alexandre Tkatchenko, professor of theoretical chemical physics at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded a Proof-of-Concept grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to develop a nove...
PhD Defense: Mining App Lineages: A Security Perspective
Event date: Thursday, 07 January 2021
Hour:  9:00 11:00
Place:  Kirchberg - Building JFK – Room E004/E005
Speaker: Jun Gao
Modifying molecular interactions by squeezing molecules
Published on Monday, 11 January 2021
In a paper published in Nature Communications on 08 January 2021, the Theoretical Chemical Physics group, from the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) at the University of Luxembou...
More than 800 guests explored the University virtually
Published on Monday, 18 January 2021
On 16 January, guests from around the world explored the option of studying at the University of Luxembourg during the virtual Information Day.
PhD Defense: Multipath routing on anonymous communication systems: enhancing privacy and performance
Event date: Monday, 11 January 2021
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Place:  Online
Speaker: Augusto Wladimir de la Cadena Ramos
Towards a sustainable and trustworthy recommitment system
Sustainable
Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
The University of Luxembourg and the European Investment Bank (EIB) through the STAREBEI programme are working together to encourage private equity partners to invest in innovative and sustainable...
PhD Defense: Human Motion Analysis using 3D Skeleton Representation in the Context of Real-world Applications: From Home-based Rehabilitation to Sensing in the Wild
Event date: Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg, JFK 414 (4th floor)
Speaker: Renato Lemos Baptista
PhD Defense: Load-bearing Mechanisms of Headed Stud Shear Connections with Narrow Steel Sheeting Transverse to the Beam
Event date: Thursday, 14 January 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – Bât A
Speaker: Valentino Vigneri
Where there’s a problem, there's a start-up: Engineering by ASETS-LUX
Published on Friday, 15 January 2021
For over a century, the steel industry brought prosperity to Luxembourg and its population and left its mark on Luxembourg economy, society and landscapes. The knowledge and resources of this histo...
Virtual Information Day 2021
Information Day 2021
Event date: Saturday, 16 January 2021
Hour:  10:00 16:00
Place:  Online
Mathematical didactics: learning how to become a math teacher
Antonella
Published on Monday, 18 January 2021
Within the framework of the Master in Secondary Education in Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg, students can choose to do a thesis in mathematical didactics. Recently, three graduates who...
PhD Defense: Securing Robots: A Comprehensive Perspective of Security Challenges and Solutions for the Robotic Operating System
Event date: Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg – JFK -E-00-004
Speaker: Sean Rivera
Final SeRaMCo Conference: Precast Concrete in the Circular Economy
SERAMCO
Event date: Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Hour:  9:00 16:30
Place:  Online
Interinstitutional research focuses on ferroic materials
Published on Thursday, 21 January 2021
Advanced Materials are among the important Key Enabling Technologies (KET), which are critical drivers and accelerators to allow European industries to retain competitiveness. With fascinating chem...
Excellent Doctoral Thesis Awards 2020 in science
Best doctorates
Published on Friday, 22 January 2021
The Doctoral School of Science and Engineering (DSSE) at the University of Luxembourg has recently awarded nine doctoral candidates for their outstanding doctoral thesis. The research topics includ...
PhD Defense: Tight-binding perspective on excitons in hexagonal boron nitride
Event date: Friday, 22 January 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences - Room 0.03
Speaker: Thomas Galvani
PhD Defense: Carbon nanotube films as absorber for solar thermal harvesting
Event date: Friday, 22 January 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  LIST – Room F001-A
Speaker: Hameeda Jagalur Basheer
Winter Workshop on Manufacturing, Mechanics & Characterisation of Advanced Engineering Materials
ATP in motion
Event date: Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Hour:  9:00 29-01 | 17:00
Place:  Online
PhD Defense: Direction of Arrival Estimation and Localization Exploiting Sparse and One-Bit Sampling
Event date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Online
Speaker: Saied Sedighi
An overview of ML methods to model symptoms in movement disorders (the case of Parkinson’s disease): from classical ML to DL
Rafa
Event date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Online via Webex
Speaker: Prof. Juan Rafael Orozco-Arroyave
PhD Defense: Scattering Theory for the Hodge-Laplacian and covariant Riesz transforms
Event date: Thursday, 28 January 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Online
Speaker: Robert Baumgarth
Release of science comic LUX:plorations Vol. 1
Different kinds of people and a luxembourgish flag in a magnifying glass
Event date: Thursday, 28 January 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Place:  Instagram live stream: https://www.instagram.com/uni.lu/
LUX:plorations: New science comics made in Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 29 January 2021
Scientists in Luxembourg have teamed up with local comic artists to produce a new series of science comics. Led by the University of Luxembourg, the comic project combines science and art made in L...
PhD Defense: Scalable computational modelling of concrete ageing and degradation
Event date: Friday, 29 January 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval – MNO - Webex meeting room – 1st floor
Speaker: Michal Habera
Uni startup first Luxembourgish winner of the World Summit Awards
Published on Monday, 01 February 2021
For the first time ever, a Luxembourgish start-up is among the 40 winners of the World Summit Awards, an international competition for promoting local digital innovation to improve society. The sta...
Surviving turbulent times: lessons from the phytoplankton
Turbulence
Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg, together with scientists from Sweden, Israel and Switzerland, have established mechanistic links between physiological stress and migratory behaviour i...
Cancer Quiz: Test your knowledge!
Quiz written above cells
Published on Thursday, 04 February 2021
For the World Cancer Day (4 February), an interdisciplinary team of scientists in Luxembourg publishes a quiz about cancer on Kahoot. The quiz contains several questions about the causes of cancer,...
PhD Defense: Agile Fertigungssteuerung für (re)fabrikationsystem
Event date: Thursday, 04 February 2021
Hour:  9:30 11:30
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – Bât Central – Room D17 / Salle des conseils
Speaker: Sebastian GROß
PhD Defense: Enhanced signal space design for multiusermimointerference channels
Event date: Thursday, 04 February 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Remote
Speaker: Alireza HAQIQATNEJAD
Latent dimensions of global trade: a data-driven approach
Trade
Published on Friday, 05 February 2021
How can we encode the specialisation patterns of countries? A new article published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE by researchers from the Universities of Luxembourg and Buenos Aires ...
Lindsay Flynn and Etienne Fodor awarded with FNR ATTRACT Fellowships
Belval campus
Published on Friday, 05 February 2021
The two researchers will strengthen the research units in respectively social sciences and physics.
Two researchers reinforce the quantum physics team
Adolfo and Aurelia
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2021
As of January 2021, Professor Adolfo del Campo and Dr. Aurélia Chenu have joined the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DphyMS) at the University of Luxembourg to establish the “Quantum S...
ArcelorMittal Chair of Steel Construction: 10 years of collaboration
10 years ArcelorMittal Chair
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2021
Launched in 2011 by the University of Luxembourg and ArcelorMittal, the Chair of Steel Construction has achieved numerous successes thanks to the support and motivation of both partners. Many new p...
New innovative and sustainable projects for the Greater Region
Interreg projects
Published on Tuesday, 16 February 2021
The University of Luxembourg takes part in three new Interreg projects which tackle regional challenges in the construction, manufacturing and water sectors. The projects are carried out with sever...
PhD Defense: Probabilistic modeling for content popularity learning for proactive caching
Event date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Remote
Speaker: Sajad MEHRIZI RAHMAT ABADI
Transforming shapes: the art of computational engineering
Shape
Published on Thursday, 18 February 2021
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research in Poland and the Franche-Comté Electronics Mechanics Thermal Science and Optics in France are wor...
How to better solve estimation problems
Estimation
Published on Friday, 19 February 2021
Mathematicians from the Universities of Luxembourg and Sorbonne have recently published a paper in the prestigious journal Annals of Statistics. In this paper, they propose a new robust tool f...
Elements of AI: free online courses
Elements of AI
Event date: Monday, 22 February 2021
Hour:  10:00 31-03 | 18:00
Place:  Online
Researchers exchange about advanced engineering materials
Advanced energy materials
Published on Tuesday, 23 February 2021
The interdisciplinary workshop “Winter Workshop on Manufacturing, Mechanics & Characterisation of Advanced Engineering Materials” organised on 26-29 January 2021 by the University of Luxembourg...
Virtual Master Days 2021
Master Days 2021
Event date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Hour:  16:00 25-02 | 19:00
Place:  Online
Online Seminar: LCL Conversation Series - Green Hydrogen – The Fuel of the Future?
Green energy
Event date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Hour:  17:00 19:00
Speaker: Dr. Pit Losch, Advisor - Renewable Energies, Luxembourg Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning / Dr. Florian Ausfelder, Team Leader - Energy, DECHEMA / Dr. Gaston Trauffler, Head of Industrial Policy - FEDIL
Exploring the future: on forensics, robots, humans and more
Published on Thursday, 25 February 2021
Six new interdisciplinary research projects have received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
Virtual Master Days inform about study programmes
Published on Friday, 26 February 2021
Prospective students from around the world explored their options of obtaining a Master’s degree at the University of Luxembourg during the virtual Master Days from 24-25 February.
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Iris
Published on Friday, 26 February 2021
Iris Behrmann, Head of the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine (DLSM) at the University of Luxembourg, is co-principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "CovSerum: Early detec...
Grande Région: Congrès médical sur la simulation et la digitalisation
Published on Tuesday, 02 March 2021
Les Facultés de Médecine et les centres hospitaliers de la Grande Région invitent les professionnels de la santé et les médias au congrès NHL-ChirEx, qui se tiendra les 11 et 12 mars sur une platef...
1 million Euros for black holes made from semimetals
Published on Wednesday, 03 March 2021
Semimetals are a class of materials which share features known from both metals and semiconductors. In recent years, it was found that the electrons flowing in certain novel – so-called “topologica...
University and Paul Wurth create Chair in Energy Process Engineering
Published on Thursday, 04 March 2021
Paul Wurth S.A., a company of SMS group, and the University of Luxembourg have entered into an agreement to create and finance the Paul Wurth Chair in Energy Process Engineering. The 5-year...
International Master in Biomedicine celebrates its first graduates
MBIOMED
Published on Thursday, 04 March 2021
Launched in 2018 as a tri-national programme with the University of Luxembourg, the University of Strasbourg and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the first graduates from the International...
Master in Technopreneurship: students start their first courses
MTECH
Published on Monday, 08 March 2021
The new Master in Technopreneurship: “Mastering smart ICT, standardisation and digital trust for enabling next generation of ICT solutions” officially started in February 2021 with 12 students. Thi...
University opens Master of Data Science in September 2021
Published on Thursday, 11 March 2021
Starting September 2021, the University of Luxembourg will offer a new Master of Data Science. Based on a multidisciplinary approach, the Master's programme will train students in data analysis, mo...
Towards green steel: Paul Wurth Chair in Energy Process Engineering
Published on Thursday, 11 March 2021
On 4 March, the University and Paul Wurth, a leading player in the design and supply of technological solutions for steelmaking and a company of the SMS group, announced the creation of the new Pau...
Astigmath - Math et culture
Astigmath culture
Event date: Sunday, 14 March 2021
Hour:  18:00 19:00
Place:  Online
Better understanding breast cancer
Breast cancer
Published on Monday, 15 March 2021
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have demonstrated that Ser5 phosphorylation of the actin-bundling protein L-plastin increases breast cancer cell invasiveness. Their findings have been...
The reign of algorithms
Chess
Published on Friday, 19 March 2021
Jim Jean-Pierre Barthel, doctoral researcher within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Luxembourg, explains algorithms taking the example of chess game between human and machine.
Virtual Open Day 2021
Open Day 2021
Event date: Saturday, 20 March 2021
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Online
Chercheurs à l'école 2021: science is magic
Chercheurs
Published on Monday, 22 March 2021
From 15 to 19 March 2021, 17 researchers from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) participated in the 10th edition of "Chercheurs à l’école" organised by the Luxembourg...
Successful virtual Open Day welcomes 2,500 guests
Published on Monday, 22 March 2021
More than 2,500 guests explored the University of Luxembourg during its Virtual Open Day on Saturday, 20 March. The vast majority of guests came from Luxembourg, representing 41%.
PhD Defense: Mathematical Approaches to Biological Complexity in Systems Biomedicine
Event date: Monday, 22 March 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belval Campus – Biotech II - Executive Room / Webex
Speaker: Susan GHADERI
First-year student in informatics awarded
Elmir
Published on Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Elmir Avdusinovic, who started the Bachelor in Applied Information Technology in September 2020, received a copy of the book “How Big is Big? How Fast is Fast?: A Hands-On Tutorial on Mathematics o...
Advancing diagnosis and therapy: Exploring the cancer microbiome
Published on Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Six new interdisciplinary research projects have received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
PhD Defense: Exploring the role of Parkin in mitochondrial DNA maintenance pathways in iPSC-derived neuronal models from Parkinson's disease patients
Event date: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Belval Campus – LCSB – Biotech II - Executive Room / Webex
Speaker: Kobi WASNER
Adding numbers and shuffling cards
Persi
Event date: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Online
Speaker: Persi Diaconis, Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University
Internships in science communication in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 25 March 2021

The University of Luxembourg is collaborating with 13 different partners in order to offer a variety of hands-on science communication internships for doctoral candidates i...

Astigmath: linking mathematics and culture
Culture
Published on Thursday, 25 March 2021
On the occasion of the Festival "Les maths dans tous leurs états" and to celebrate the Pi days, the University organised on 14 March 2021 the online interactive quiz "Astigmath:...
Preparing for the future of finance with a new interdisciplinary track
Published on Thursday, 25 March 2021
Starting September 2021, the Master in Finance and Economics will offer a new track of specialisation in Digital Transformation in Finance.
New Professor in computational interaction
Luis Leiva
Published on Monday, 29 March 2021
Luis Leiva recenlty joined the Department of Computer Science at the University of Luxembourg as Associate Professor in the fields of machine learning and human-computer interaction.
Lasting impact of birth mode on microbiome and immune system
Published on Monday, 29 March 2021
In a recent scientific publication, researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) and the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg address th...
PhD Defense: Droplet entrainment of fission products from sump water at elevated temperatures
Event date: Monday, 29 March 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – Block D – Room D17
Speaker: Mohammed OUALLAL
Relais pour la Vie 2021: together and connected
Relais pour la Vie
Published on Tuesday, 30 March 2021
The cancer research team from the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg took part in the 2021 edition organised by the Fondation Cancer.
Achieving Explainable AI Through Semantic Technologies: Challenges and Future Directions in Digital Health
Dragoni
Event date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via Webex
Speaker: Dr. Mauro Dragoni, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
10 years building colorectal cancer collection
Published on Friday, 16 April 2021
Initiated in 2011 by the University of Luxembourg and the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) as a concerted action against colorectal cancer (CRC), the collection of tumour samples from variou...
PhD Defense: Magnetoelectric thin-film composites for energy harvesting applications
Event date: Monday, 19 April 2021
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Belvaux – LIST – Room Conference F0.11
Speaker: Tai NGUYEN
PhD Defense: Understanding the role of colorectal cancer-associated bacteria in colorectal cancer
Event date: Monday, 19 April 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Belval – Maison de la biomédecine Biotech II – Room BT2 E00-016
Speaker: Dominik TERNES
Virtual Bachelor's Days 2021
Bachelor Days 2021
Event date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 22-04 | 19:00
Place:  Online
FNR Covid19-projects: Humanities
Eugenio and Isabelle
Event date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via Webex
Speaker: Dr. Eugenio Peluso, LISER and Prof. Dr. Isabelle Astrid Albert, University of Luxembourg
Live Cancer Quiz (EN, FR & DE)
Event date: Friday, 23 April 2021
Hour:  19:00 21:00
Place:  Online (Zoom)
PhD Defense: Dry-stacked insulation masonry blocks based on Miscanthus concrete
Event date: Monday, 26 April 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Belval campus – MNO Room 1.030
Speaker: Patrick PERIERA DIAS
Live Chats May & June 2021: find your study programme!
Live chats
Published on Tuesday, 27 April 2021
In May and June 2021, the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine organises several live chats to answer all remaining questions regarding the study programmes offered at the Faculty. 
Helping robots analyse their surroundings
microscopy
Published on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg have recently presented a new material which can become a key component of a new infrastructure designed to help robots understand their surroundings. T...
PhD Defense: Comprehensive Peptidomic Analysis of Cell Culture Models and Exosomes
Event date: Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Hour:  13:30 14:30
Place:  Luxembourg – LIH – Room Rosalind Franklin
Speaker: Miriam FOUGERAS
FNR Covid19-projects: Humanities & ICT
Covid
Event date: Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via Webex
Speaker: Prof. Stefan Krebs, Prof. Robin Samuel and Dr. Jorge Augusto Meira, University of Luxembourg
An informative quiz night about cancer
Published on Thursday, 29 April 2021
On 23-25 April 2021, an interdisciplinary team of scientists in Luxembourg invited the public to participate in three interactive online quizzes around the topic of cancer. Participants learned mor...
PhD Defense: Identifying and targeting the metabolic vulnerabilities in IDH mutant gliomas
Event date: Thursday, 29 April 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Luxembourg – LIH – Room Pasteur Curie / Webex
Speaker: Andrés CANO GALIANO
PhD Defense: Specification and model-driven trace checking of complex temporal properties
Event date: Thursday, 29 April 2021
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg – JFK – Room E004/E005
Speaker: Chaima BOUFAIED
Smart Photo Booth - New workshops in computer science
Published on Monday, 03 May 2021
Discover the new computer science workshop for high-school students (15-19 years old) that will be offered five times between 7 June and 9 July. Registrations are open starting today!
The future is now - how can humans and robots live together?
Published on Wednesday, 05 May 2021
TRANSCEND is one of six new interdisciplinary research projects which received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
PhD Defense: Multiantenna signal processing with optimization algorithms
Event date: Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Kirchberg campus – JFK Room 414
Speaker: ARORA Aakash
Machine Learning for Brain Health and Understanding at Starlab Neuroscience
Aureli
Event date: Wednesday, 05 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via Webex
Speaker: Dr. Aureli Soria-Frisch, Director, Neuroscience BU, Starlab Barcelona
Knotty Games
Allison
Event date: Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 16:50
Place:  Online
Speaker: Prof. Allison Henrich, Seattle University
University bestows 1710 diplomas for the academic year 2019/2020
Published on Wednesday, 12 May 2021
The University of Luxembourg hosted a different “Graduation Week” on 11 and 12 May for graduates of the academic year 2019/20. The hybrid ceremonies allowed for award-winning graduates to receive t...
PhD Defense: Development of a multiplex digital PCR strategy for sensitive preanalytic characterisation of DNA and its application in molecular pathology
Event date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Dudelange - LNS - Semi-online
Speaker: DE FALCO Alfonso
FNR Covid19-projects: ICT
ICT
Event date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via Webex
Speaker: Dr. Muhannad Ismael (LIST), Dr. Jun Pang & Dr. Joshgun Sirajzade (University of Luxembourg)
PhD Defense: Dna Methylation: Conducting the orchestra from exposure to phenotypes
Event date: Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Esch-sur-Alzette – LIH – Webex
Speaker: GOMES FERNANDES Sara Beatriz
2020 Pelican Grant: five doctoral students awarded
Fondation du Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 20 May 2021
Beatriz Garcia Santa Cruz, Dimitrios Kyriakis, Eleftheria Charalambous, Erica Grant and Mohaned Benzarti have recently been awarded the Pelican Grant from the Fondation du Pélican de Mie et Pierre...
ISED 2021: Impact of Covid-19 on Cybersecurity: national review and associated challenges
ISED
Event date: Friday, 21 May 2021
Hour:  9:00 12:30
Place:  Online
PhD Defense: Enhancing Smart Grid Resilience and Reliability by Using and Combining Simulation and Optimization Methods
Event date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg campus – JFK Room E004/005
Speaker: ANTONIADIS Nikolaos
FNR Covid19-projects: Life Sciences
covid life sciences 1
Event date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via webex
Speaker: Dr. Francesco Sarracino, STATEC, Dr. Aymeric Fouquier and Lisa Veiber, University of Luxembourg
New courses in general medicine, medical oncology and neurology
Published on Friday, 28 May 2021
Beginning in September 2021, the University of Luxembourg will offer three courses in medical specialisations for students holding a Master’s degree in medicine: general medicine, medical oncology...
PhD Defense: Legal knowledge extraction in the data protection domain based on ontology design patterns
Event date: Friday, 28 May 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Italy - University of Bologna
Speaker: LEONE Valentina
PhD Defense: Algorithmic business and the EU law on fair trading
Event date: Friday, 28 May 2021
Hour:  13:00 15:00
Place:  Belval campus – MNO – Online Teams
Speaker: GALLI Federico
PhD Defense: Liquid Crystal Shells: from Physics Mysteries, via Chemistry Challenges, to Biosensing Opportunities
Event date: Friday, 28 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg – Limpertsberg – Room 0.03
Speaker: SHARMA Anjali
Astigmath: Math et jeux
Astigmath
Event date: Sunday, 30 May 2021
Hour:  11:30 12:30
Place:  Online
How to manage the impact of Covid-19 on cybersecurity?
ISED
Published on Monday, 31 May 2021
The sixth edition of the Information Security Education Day (ISED) organised on 21 May 2021 by the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) gathered al...
Magnetic materials analysis has never been so comprehensible
Andreas book
Published on Monday, 31 May 2021
Professor Andreas Michels, physicist at the University of Luxembourg, explores the complex world of magnetic materials by shooting neutrons on them. He has now published his insights in a 380-page-...
Materials and metals in a circular economy: an opportunity for the Greater Region
Event date: Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Hour:  10:00 16:30
Place:  online
PhD Defense: Functional analysis of long noncoding RNAs in gliobastoma and chemoresistance
Event date: Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  Belval campus – MSA Room 3.010 / Online
Speaker: Mohamad SARMINI
LUX:plorations Vol. 1 Science Comic Exhibition @Luxembourg Science Center
Event date: Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 30-09 | 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 50, rue Emile Mark 4620 Differdange
FNR Covid19-projects: Life Sciences
Covid Life Sciences
Event date: Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via webex
Speaker: Dr. Andreas Husch and Dr. Anupam Sengupta, University of Luxembourg & Dr. Ulrich Leopold, LIST
PhD Defense: Chemical Vapor-Phase Deposition of Nanostructured Silver Layers
Event date: Friday, 04 June 2021
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Belval – LIST – Room F011A
Speaker: Sabrina Myriam WACK
PhD Defense: Dna Methylation: Conducting the orchestra from exposure to phenotypes
Event date: Friday, 04 June 2021
Hour:  10:30 11:30
Place:  Luxembourg – LIH – Online
Speaker: Sara Beatriz GOMES FERNANDES
Ten University Projects Granted Early Access to MeluXina
Published on Monday, 07 June 2021
Luxembourg’s first supercomputer MeluXina was officially launched on 7 June. MeluXina is a key element of Luxembourg’s data-driven innovation strategy, catering for the needs of companies, start-up...
DRIVEN Online Course on Iso-Geometric Analysis (IGA)
Event date: Monday, 07 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 09-06 | 13:00
Place:  Online (Webex)
Speaker: Professor Stéphane Bordas
Solar cell efficiency record: University of Luxembourg comes close
Published on Tuesday, 08 June 2021
A solar cell developed by physicists from the University of Luxembourg and Uppsala University has recently been certified with an efficiency of 14%, which comes close to the world record of 15.5%....
Science Writing Competition
Science writing competition: Pen writing research is everywhere
Published on Thursday, 10 June 2021
Research is everywhere and it is for everyone! All scientists and researchers in Luxembourg are asked to prove this by participating in this popular science writing competition. Articles about scie...
On the cap-set problem and the slice rank polynomial method
Lisa
Event date: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Hour:  16:00 16:50
Speaker: Lisa Sauermann
PhD Defense: Social Network Analysis for Digital Humanities
Event date: Thursday, 17 June 2021
Hour:  14:30 15:30
Place:  Belval campus – MNO - Online
Speaker: Antonio Maria FISCARELLI
PhD Defense: Characterization of novel covalent and non-covalent drugs against K-Ras surrogate targets
Event date: Friday, 18 June 2021
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Belval campus – Maison de la Biomédecine – Biotech I / Online
Speaker: Sunday Ojochegbe OKUTACHI
MATh.en.JEANS: secondary school students present their results
Math en Jeans
Published on Tuesday, 22 June 2021
On 18 June 2021, the University of Luxembourg welcomed 16 secondary school students from the lycée Alfred Mézières Longwy for a one day MATh.en.JEANS conference. Students had the opportunity to pre...
Mouse movements reveal your behaviour
Published on Tuesday, 22 June 2021
In two recently published research papers, computer scientists from the University of Luxembourg and international partners show how mouse movements can be used to gain additional knowledge about t...
Celebrating women in engineering: An interview with Maryam Baniasadi
Published on Tuesday, 22 June 2021
23 June marks the International Women in Engineering Day. At the University of Luxembourg, we celebrate the work and achievements of women engineers.

Dr Maryam Baniasadi grew up in a middle...

PhD Defense: Tumour-associated microglia/macrophage heterogeneity in gliobastoma
Event date: Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Hour:  9:30 10:30
Place:  Luxembourg – LIH – Edison - Room Marie Curie & Louis Pasteur / Online
Speaker: Yolanda Sofia PIRES AFONSO
John Templeton Foundation grant to better understand the universe
Aurelia Chenu
Published on Thursday, 24 June 2021
Researcher Aurelia Chenu from the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) at the University of Luxembourg has recently received a grant from the John Templeton Foundation in order to p...
MASSENA Young Scientist Conference 2021
massena
Event date: Thursday, 24 June 2021
Hour:  8:30 25-06 | 18:00
Place:  Sport Hotel Leweck Lepschter-Dellt L-9378 Lipperscheid Luxembourg
PhD Defense: High-accuracy Surveying Methods and Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Event date: Friday, 25 June 2021
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Kirchberg campus – Bât Central – Salle du Conseil
Speaker: Dietmar BACKES
Thermodynamic cost of active materials
Active
Published on Monday, 28 June 2021
An international team of scientists, including Professor Etienne Fodor, a theoretical physicist from the University of Luxembourg, have recently studied the thermodynamic cost in active field theor...
Making concrete more sustainable
Claude Turmes
Published on Monday, 28 June 2021
Engineers from the University of Luxembourg with European partners are working on innovative concrete precast products made of recycled aggregates and sands. On 25 June 2021, Minister for Energy an...
Biodiesel from wastewater? Turning a problem into an opportunity
Biodiesel
Published on Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Sewage, what was called wastewater for a long time, is not a waste, but contains valuable substances that can be used as raw materials for biobased products. However, worldwide this potential is ha...
PhD Defense: Leveraging Execution Logs to Support Model Inference and Software Testing
Event date: Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg campus – JFK -Room 05 / Online
Speaker: Salma MESSAOUDI
LCL x FSTM Energy Seminar: Flexibility for the Energy System of the Future
Ferdi Löhndorf
Event date: Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Campus Belval room MSA 3.510
Speaker: Prof. Ferdi Schüth, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
“Memorandum of Understanding” between CentraleSupélec and Uni.lu
Published on Thursday, 01 July 2021
CentraleSupélec - Metz Campus is pleased to announce the signing of the first “Memorandum of Understanding” between the University of Luxembourg and CentraleSupélec. The main objective of this agre...
FSTM General Assembly 2021
AG
Event date: Thursday, 01 July 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Onilne via Webex
PhD Defense: Using the Blockchain Technology for Trust Improvement of processes in Logistics and Transportation
Event date: Friday, 02 July 2021
Hour:  10:30 12:00
Place:  Université Paris-Saclay - France
Speaker: IMERI Adnan
PhD Defense: Topics in Computational Number Theory and Cryptanalysis - On Euclidean Lattices, Edwards Curves and Cryptographic Multilinear Maps
Event date: Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – Room 4.520
Speaker: NOTARNICOLA Luca
PhD Defense: Steps Towards Semantic Code Search
Event date: Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus - Bloc E – Meeting Room Rdc
Speaker: KIM Kisub
Young scientists exchange about energy materials
Massena
Published on Thursday, 08 July 2021
On 24-25 June 2021, the MASSENA Young Scientist Conference organised by the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) gathered almost 70 young researche...
PhD Defense: Complex Network Metrics in Manufacturing - Suitability and Interpretation
Event date: Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hour:  9:30 11:30
Place:  Kirchberg Campus - Room D17 (Salle des Conseils, Bâtiment Central)
Speaker: OMAR Yamila Mariel
PhD Defense: Study of bismuth-based antiferroelectric materials
Event date: Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – Room 3.500
Speaker: MILESI-BRAULT Cosme
PhD Defense: An in-detailed investigation of the structure-to-properties relationship between oligomeric performance resins and rubbers
Event date: Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belvaux – LIST – Conference Room F011A
Speaker: WOLF Arnaud
The Faculty presents its main achievements 2019-2020
Highlights
Published on Friday, 09 July 2021
On the occasion of its General Assembly, the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) presented the new brochure "FSTM Highlights 2019-2020". 
PhD Defense: Integrated multi-omic analyses of the dynamics of mobile genetic elements within a mixed microbial community
Event date: Friday, 09 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – Maison de la Biomédecine I – Biotech I - Room Coffee Lounge
Speaker: MARTINEZ ARBAS Susana
International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields (ICON STARF)
ICON STARF
Event date: Monday, 12 July 2021
Hour:  9:00 16-07 | 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Belval campus 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
PhD Defense: EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS FACTORS ON COLON CANCER AND ITS MICROENVIRONMENT
Event date: Monday, 12 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – Maison de la Biomédecine II – Biotech II - Room E00-016
Speaker: NURMIK Martin
PhD Defense: Novel Strategies for the Assessment of Exposure to Fast-Elimination Endocrine Disruptors with Non-Invasive Biological Sampling
Event date: Tuesday, 13 July 2021
Hour:  9:30 11:30
Place:  Limpertsberg – Bât des Sciences – Room BS 1.03
Speaker: FAYS François
PhD Defense: LASER WELDING OF METALS TO POLYMERS UNDER THE SPECIAL INFLUENCE OF SURFACE PRETREATMENT ON INTERFACIAL THERMAL TRANSFER
Event date: Wednesday, 14 July 2021
Hour:  9:15 11:15
Place:  Kirchberg Campus - Bloc G - D 17 - Salle des Profs.
Speaker: AL-SAYYAD Adham
Developing new genomics technologies to map DNA epigenetic modifications and damage in humans, parasites and cancer
Event date: Wednesday, 14 July 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online via Webex
Speaker: Dr Sergio Martinez-Cuestra AstraZeneca R&D and the University of Cambridge, UK
PhD Defense: PLASMA INITIATED CHEMICAL VAPOUR DEPOSITION - FROM THE GROWTH MECHANISMS TO ULTRATHIN LOW-K POLYMER INSULATING LAYERS
Event date: Thursday, 15 July 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belvaux – LIST – Conference Room F011A
Speaker: ABESSOLO ONDO Dominique
PhD Defense: Machine Learning for MIMO Detection and Eavesdropping with Symbol-Level Precoding Countermeasures
Event date: Thursday, 15 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus - JFK - Room 414
Speaker: MAYOUCHE Abderrahmane
PhD Defense: High-accuracy Surveying Methods and Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Event date: Friday, 16 July 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus - Bât Central - Salle du Conseil
Speaker: BACKES Dietmar
PhD Defense: Quantitative limit theorems and geometric applications
Event date: Friday, 16 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval – MNO - Room 0122030
Speaker: NOTARNICOLA Massimo
Data Science Summer School for high-school students
Event date: Monday, 19 July 2021
Hour:  9:00 23-07 | 16:30
Place:  Belval Campus
Reducing the use of antibiotics to improve animal health
Alessio Buscemi
Published on Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Doctoral student Alessio Buscemi from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Luxembourg together with international students have recently won the Innovation 4 Change (I4C) contest...
University supports Goodyear STEM Student Challenge
Stem challenge
Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021
For the second time, the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) at the University of Luxembourg has supported the Goodyear STEM Student Challenge.
Esch 2022: computer science students develop applications
Belval Esch 2022
Published on Thursday, 22 July 2021
In the frame of the course “Software Engineering Project”, second-year students from the Bachelor in Applied Information Technology have developed applications for Esch 2022. Most of them developed...
Statistics: a constantly evolving field
Statistics
Published on Friday, 23 July 2021
On the occasion of the International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields (ICON STARF) which took place remotely on 12-16 July 2021, young researchers and renowned experts from around the wo...
PhD Defense: Design and synthesis of novel benzoxazines to replace traditional reinforcing resins in rubber compounds
Event date: Friday, 23 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belvaux – LIST – Room F011A
Speaker: TREJO MACHÍN Acerina
Data Science Summer School: success for the first edition
Summer School
Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021
The first edition of the Data Science Summer School gathered 12 secondary school students from 19 to 23 July 2021 on Belval campus to learn more about data science. They enjoyed a lot the interacti...
Huawei Seeds for the Future: a great experience
Pietro
Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021
Pietro Sgobba, doctoral student in mathematics at the University of Luxembourg, participated in the virtual session Huawei Seeds for the Future, which offers students a full immersion into Chinese...
Towards a global flood monitoring system
Flooding
Published on Thursday, 29 July 2021
Severe flooding following the heavy rainstorms of recent weeks caused devastating damages in central Europe. Situational awareness on the ground is crucial for effective disaster response, and toda...
PhD Defense: Enhancement of Vegetable Oil Functionality for Rubber-Composite Processing and Properties
Event date: Thursday, 29 July 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Belvaux – LIST – Room F011A
Speaker: DATTA SARMA Arpan
Luxembourg Olympiads in natural sciences: congrats to the winners!
Olympiades
Published on Friday, 30 July 2021
On 1 July 2021, 18 secondary school students who won the Luxembourg Biology Olympiad, the Luxembourg Chemistry Olympiad and the Luxembourg Physics Olympiad were congratulated during the award cerem...
Improving Security in Future Automotive Networks
SETICA
Published on Monday, 02 August 2021
The University of Luxembourg and Honda R&D Europe have decided to work together to investigate and develop new efficient and secure in-vehicle communication technology. The three-year research...
European scientists develop technology for protein identification
Published on Thursday, 05 August 2021
The University of Luxembourg participates in PROTEIN-ID, a research consortium that aspires to create device able to generate a proteins identity card. The newly funded project will develop a metho...
LUX:plorations science comic nominated for GINCO Award 2021
Published on Wednesday, 18 August 2021
The science comic "LUX:plorations - A Universe of Research Volume 1" is nominated for the GINCO Award 2021. The collection of short stories is on the shortlist for the “Best Shortform Com...
In memory of Nelly Kieffer
Published on Thursday, 19 August 2021
Nelly Kieffer passed away on August 3, 2021. She was professor for biology at the University of Luxembourg and its Faculty of Science, Technology, and Communication until 2007.
PhD Defense: Optimal Motion Planning and Control with Safety Guarantees for Aerial Robots
Event date: Thursday, 19 August 2021
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – JFK – Online
Speaker: CASTILLO LOPEZ Manuel
Mathematician receives prestigious grant in machine learning
Mikolaj
Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
Mikołaj Kasprzak, postdoctoral researcher within the Department of Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg has been recently selected for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship programme....
New Professor in Algebra joins the Department of Mathematics
Pieter
Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
Pieter Belmans has recently joined the University of Luxembourg as Assistant Professor, specialised in algebraic geometry.
Can AI help with data protection risk assessment?
legAI
Published on Thursday, 02 September 2021
By combining machine reasoning, data analysis and legal expertise, computer scientists from the University of Luxembourg have developed a solution which enables companies to automate essential task...
DyProSo 2021: International Symposium on Dynamical Properties of Solids
Limpertsberg
Event date: Monday, 06 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 08-09 | 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg 162a rue de la Faïencerie Luxembourg.
Math Camp 2021
Math Camp
Event date: Monday, 06 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 17-09 | 16:00
Place:  Belval campus Maison du Savoir
PhD Defense: Dynamic Pricing Strategies in the Carsharing Business: Profit Maximisation and Equity Considerations
Event date: Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval – MSA – Room 3.500
Speaker: GIORGIONE Giulio
PhD Defense: Computational guided frameworks to identify signaling perturbations: application to cellular conversion, disease and regeneration
Event date: Thursday, 09 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belvaux - Maison de la Biomédecine II, Biotech II – Riken B
Speaker: ZHENG Menglin
PhD Defense: Tumour Immune Evasion Promoted by Actin Cytoskeleton-Driven Polarization of Inhibitory Signals to the Immunological Synapse
Event date: Thursday, 09 September 2021
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Place: Luxembourg – LIH – Webex – Room Marie Curie/Louis Pasteur
Speaker: WURZER Hannah
PhD Defense: Structuration of piezotronic junctions for ultrasensitive strain sensors
Event date: Friday, 10 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belvaux - LIST – Conference Room F0.11A
Speaker: JOLY Raoul
Physicists exchange about dynamical properties of solids
Mael
Published on Monday, 13 September 2021
From 6 to 8 September 2021, the university of Luxembourg hosted the 38th International Symposium on Dynamical Properties of Solids (DyProSo 2021) on the campus Limpertsberg. The event,...
PhD Defense: FATIGUE LIFE OPTIMIZATION OF A HIGH-PRESSURE LOADED ALUMINUM VALVE BODY AND LEAKAGE INVESTIGATION FOR ELASTOMERIC SEALS AT LOW TEMPERATURE
Event date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg – Central Building – Room D10E
Speaker: REPPLINGER Christian
PhD Defense: Verification of Design Models of Cyber-Physical Systems Specified in Simulink
Event date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Kirchberg – JFK Building – E004/005
Speaker: GAALOUL Khouloud
PhD Defense: Attacks and Proofs for PAKE Protocols
Event date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Belval – MNO - E01-0146010
Speaker: SALA Petra
Winners of Science Writing Competition
Published on Thursday, 16 September 2021
Following the launch of the first Science Writing Competition by the University of Luxembourg in June 2021, the Jury congratulates the five winners for their excellent writing: Daniele Proverbio, L...
Welcome, new students 2021-2022!
Published on Thursday, 16 September 2021
The University of Luxembourg welcomed over 1,000 new students on its traditional Welcome Day, on 16 September, on Belval Campus.
Welcome Day 2021
Welcome Day 2021
Event date: Thursday, 16 September 2021
Hour:  11:00 15:00
Place:  To be announced
PhD Defense: On the Maintenance of System User Interactive Tests
Event date: Thursday, 16 September 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Kirchberg – Building E - Ground floor meeting room (BLE-E00-012)
Speaker: RWEMALIKA Renaud
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021: discover the magic of science!
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg
Event date: Sunday, 19 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg: 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg: 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg
PhD Defense: Communication Algorithms for 5G Internet of Things Systems via Satellites
Event date: Monday, 20 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 11:00
Place:  Kirchberg – JFK Building – E004
Speaker: KODHELI Oltjon
"Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021": 560 Visitors Discover Our Labs
Portes Ouvertes
Published on Tuesday, 21 September 2021
On 19 September 2021, the University of Luxembourg welcomed 560 visitors on Kirchberg and Limpertsberg campus sites to discover the laboratories in engineering, space, mobility and physics in the f...
New courses in medicine launched
Published on Wednesday, 22 September 2021
On 20 September 2021, the University of Luxembourg honoured students of medicine and launched the new medical specialiations. More than 70 people attended the event in Belval.
PhD Defense: Transport in topological condensed matter systems
Event date: Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Limpertsberg – Bât des Sciences
Speaker: EKSTRÖM Carl
Second edition of Math Camp: for a good start in mathematics
Math Camp
Published on Thursday, 23 September 2021
The second Math Camp, organised by the University of Luxembourg from 6 to 17 September 2021, gathered more than 150 new students who were interested in being well prepared to start their bachelor d...
Statistical physics provides novel strategies for low-power computers
Novel
Published on Thursday, 23 September 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the University of Louvain have reported a comprehensive theory on how to construct rigorous stochastic models of complex electroni...
PhD Defense: Development of a Decision Support System for Incorporating Risk Assessments during the System Design of Microsatellites
Event date: Friday, 24 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Kirchberg – JFK Building – Online
Speaker: PANDI PERUMAL Raja
PhD Defense: Reference Measurements and Simulations of Static and Dynamic Characteristics of Prestressed Concrete Bridges under Outdoor Conditions for Structural Health Monitoring
Event date: Friday, 24 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg – Bât Central – Salle D10E
Speaker: KEBIG Tanja
PhD Defense: TERT Homeostasis: Understanding and targeting the Telomerase promoter in anti-cancer strategies
Event date: Monday, 27 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval – MSA – Room 4.350
Speaker: HAFEZI François
AIFA21 – AI and the future of arts
Event date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 30-09 | 17:00
Place:  AI Pavilion: Computational Creativity Hub, MSA ground floor
PhD Defense: Investigation of the function of the antioxidant gluathione in B cells
Event date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Limpertsberg – Bât des Sciences – BSC 0.03
Speaker: FRANCHINA Davide
PhD Defense: Predictive Assistance for Security Risk Assessments
Event date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Place: Kirchberg – JFK Building – E004/005
Speaker: BETTAIEB Seifeddine
Mathematical Careers Day 2021
math careers day
Event date: Thursday, 30 September 2021
Hour:  16:15 19:00
Place:  Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir 2, avenue de l’Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
PhD Defense: Study of resorcinol formaldehyde latex adhesive in flexible rubber composites: Multiscale characterization of initial structure and its evolution upon thermal treatment
Event date: Friday, 01 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  LIST – Belvaux – Room F011
Speaker: ENGANATI Sachin Kumar
University launches a website for its Esch2022 projects
Published on Monday, 04 October 2021
In February 2022, the University’s hometown Esch-sur-Alzette will launch the European Capital of Culture 2022, under the leitmotiv REMIX. The University will support Esch2022 with eight diverse and...
PhD Defense: A Distributed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Traffic Management System
Event date: Tuesday, 05 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – Room 3.180
Speaker: SAMIR LABIB Nader Nashaat
Discovering mathematical careers: a wide range of job opportunities
MathCareers
Published on Wednesday, 06 October 2021
On 30 September 2021, around 70 participants attended the third edition of the Mathematical Careers Day at the University of Luxembourg, on Belval campus. Bachelor, Master and PhD students in mathe...
Life Sciences PhD Days
Life Sciences PhD Days
Event date: Thursday, 07 October 2021
Hour:  9:00 08-10 | 18:00
Place:  Online
PhD Defense: Advanced characterization of silica surface networks in rubber compounds
Event date: Thursday, 07 October 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belvaux - LIST – Room F001
Speaker: YAN Chuanyu
Journée d’introduction pour les médecins en voie de spécialisation
DES carre
Published on Friday, 08 October 2021
Le 30 septembre 2021, l’Université du Luxembourg a accueilli les jeunes médecins qui entament des études spécialisées en médecine générale, neurologie et oncologie médicale sur le campus de Limpert...
A new kind of creativity: Artificial Intelligence for the Arts
AIFA
Published on Friday, 08 October 2021
From 28 to 30 September 2021, the hybrid workshop AI and the Future of Art (AIFA) gathered more than 100 experts in artificial intelligence and artists to exchange about the growing interactions be...
New academic year 2021-2022 opens with optimism and hope
Published on Friday, 08 October 2021
The University of Luxembourg held its Rentrée Académique 2021-2022 on 7 October on Belval Campus.
PhD Defense: Spinning Functional Fibers : An Interplay of Rheology, Miscibility & Crosslinking
Event date: Friday, 08 October 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg – Bât de Science – Room 0.03
Speaker: VATS Shameek
PhD Defense: Investigating T cells in the context of Neuroimmunology: Molecular and cellular mechanisms during a stress response and a patient-based study in Parkinson's disease
Event date: Monday, 11 October 2021
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Place:  Esch-sur-Alzette – LIH - HoBH Dpt. Of Infection and Immunity – Room Françoise BARRE SINOUSSI
Speaker: CAPELLE Christophe
University to lead the first European Master’s programme in HPC
Published on Tuesday, 12 October 2021
A consortium of European partners led by the University of Luxembourg has been selected by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking to design and implement the first pan-European High Performance Compu...
Launch of the Luxembourgish EPS Young Minds team
Young Minds Lux
Published on Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) have recently launched a national section of the European Physical Society (EPS) Young Mi...
PhD Defense: Ozone gas sensors based on off-stoichiometric copper-chromium-oxide thin films
Event date: Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belvaux – LIST – Conference room
Speaker: ANTUNES AFONSO João Ricardo
What make statistics robust?
Zebra carre
Published on Monday, 18 October 2021
Robustness has become a major issue in statistical learning and deep learning today. Mathematician Yannick Baraud from the University of Luxembourg has recently published a paper in the prestigious...
Potential production of hydrogen in Luxembourg
Hydrogen
Published on Wednesday, 20 October 2021
On 15 October 2021, the University of Luxembourg gathered representatives from academia, government and industry to exchange about the implementation of the hydrogen strategy published in September...
Teaching Awards 2021: congrats to Gabor Wiese and Sebastiano Tronto
Gabor & Sebastiano
Published on Thursday, 21 October 2021
At the Rentrée Académique, Gabor Wiese, Professor in Mathematics and Sebastiano Tronto, Doctoral Researcher in Mathematics, received the Teaching Awards for their outstanding wo...
Secondary school students learn more about energy
Energy
Published on Friday, 22 October 2021
Students from the Lycée Michel Lucius participated in the energy balance workshop conceived by physicists and computer scientists from the University of Luxembourg. By doing experiments with renewa...
Inauguration of Exploratis at the Luxembourg Science Center
Dés
Event date: Saturday, 23 October 2021
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 1 Rue John Ernest Dolibois, 4573 Differdange
FNR Awards 2021: two researchers in mathematics & physics shortlisted
Hugo & Martin
Published on Monday, 25 October 2021
Mathematician Hugo Parlier and physicist Martin Stöhr from the University of Luxembourg have been shorlisted at the 13th edition of the FNR Awards.
Exploratis: a new experimental station at the Science Center
Exploratis
Published on Thursday, 28 October 2021
The Luxembourg Science Center in Differdange now boasts a new experimental station called Exploratis. Faced with intriguing puzzles, visitors can either try them by themselves, race against ea...
Uni.lu @ Foire de l'Étudiant 2021
Event date: Thursday, 28 October 2021
Hour:  9:00 29-10 | 17:00
Place:  online
PhD Defense: Australian Indigenous life writing: a discourse analysis with word embedding modelling
Event date: Thursday, 28 October 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO – Room 1.020
Speaker: KAMLOVSKAYA Ekaterina
PhD Defense: Quantizations and moduli stacks of curves
Event date: Friday, 29 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO – Room 1050
Speaker: KALUGIN Alexey
PhD Defense: Analysis of flow induced texturing in complex fluids with Brillouin Rheology - a proof of concept
Event date: Wednesday, 03 November 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus – Bâtiment des Sciences – Room 1.04
Speaker: LEHR Claudius Moritz
Science Comic LUX:plorations Vol. 2 out now
Published on Friday, 05 November 2021
The University of Luxembourg just published Volume 2 of LUX:plorations, an award-nominated science comic. Local scientists and artists have teamed up to create eight short stories about science and...
Exhibition Science Comic LUX:plorations Vol. 2 @MSA
Event date: Friday, 05 November 2021
Hour:  8:00 27-12 | 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Auditoires
Robotix-Academy Summer School 2021 in Luxembourg
Robotix Academy
Published on Wednesday, 10 November 2021
The 2021 edition of the Robotix-Academy took place at the University of Luxembourg on 7-8 October 2021. The two-day training gathered 14 participants from the Universities of Birkenfeld, Liège and...
University inaugurates its AION supercomputer
Published on Wednesday, 10 November 2021
The University of Luxembourg officially inaugurated its AION High Performance Computer (HPC) during a ceremony on Belval Campus. The new supercomputer now provides state-of-the-art support to the U...
AI in Action: BNAIC/BENELEARN 2021
BNAIC
Event date: Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Hour:  8:00 12-11 | 17:00
Place:  Belval campus
ICCMA 2021
iccma
Event date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Hour:  9:00 14-11 | 18:00
Place:  Virtual via zoom
Science Festival 2021: participate in our workshops!
Science Festival
Event date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Hour:  9:00 14-11 | 19:00
Place:  Centre culturel de rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster + Musée national d’histoire naturelle
PhD Defense: Enhancing PV Hosting Capacity in Distribution Grid Configurations via Decentralized PV and Battery Inverter Control
Event date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – Weicker – Room A25
Speaker: TORCHYAN Khachatur
11th HPC School
hpc
Event date: Friday, 12 November 2021
Hour:  8:30 19-11 | 12:45
Place:  Hybrid (WebEx + MSA)
Fondation Enovos "Prix d'Excellence” 2021 awarded to Elisa Urbain
Elisa
Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Elisa Urbain who graduated from the Master en Efficacité Energétique et Economique at the University of Luxembourg recently received the "Prix d'Excellence" from the Fondation Enovos. She...
Prof. Anton Thalmaier receives the Grand Prix en Mathématiques
Anton
Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021
The "Grand Prix en Mathématiques de l’Institut Grand-ducal" also called “Prix de la Bourse de Luxembourg” was awarded to Anton Thalmaier, Professor in Stochastics Analysis within the Depa...
Science Festival 2021: researchers share their passion for science
Science Festival
Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021
On the occasion of the Science Festival Luxembourg which took place on 11-14 November 2021 at Neumünster Abbey, researchers from the University of Luxembourg interacted with the general public to e...
PhD Defense: Functional coatings based on MWCNT-Metal oxide nanocomposite for solar energy harvester application
Event date: Friday, 19 November 2021
Hour:  9:00 11:00
Place:  Belval, Maison du Savoir
Speaker: PRASADAM Vasu Prasad
PhD Defense: Interface Voc deficit in Cu(InGa)S2 solar cells: characterisation, simulation and mitigation
Event date: Friday, 19 November 2021
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Place:  Belval Campus – Maison du Savoir – Room 4.520
Speaker: SOOD Mohit
PhD Defense: Functional and phenotypical aspects of murine natural killer cells in the context of education
Event date: Friday, 19 November 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  LIH – House of BioHealth – Big Conference Room
Speaker: PATIL Neha
Information Day
Event date: Saturday, 20 November 2021
Hour:  10:00 16:00
Place:  online
Hyperbolic metamaterials provide a novel strategy for nanophotonics
Nanophotonics
Published on Monday, 22 November 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with international partners from Sweden, USA and Italy have reported on a novel magnetically tunable optical effect in a special kind o...
Scienteens Lab launches new workshops in computer science
Published on Monday, 22 November 2021
The Scienteens Lab, an extracurricular learning centre of the University of Luxembourg, is organising its first workshops in computer science for secondary school pupils. Designed to be an interact...
PhD Defense: The antioxidant Glutathione as a regulator of natural killer cell immunity
Event date: Monday, 22 November 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – Room 3.110
Speaker: FRIAS GUERRA Luana
PhD Defense: Copper-Carbon Nanotube Composites for Lightning Strike Protections
Event date: Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  LIST conference room F011A
Speaker: DUHAIN Antoine Edmond
PhD Defense: 5G and beyond networks with UAV: trajectory design and resource allocation
Event date: Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – JFK – Room 414
Speaker: TRAN DINH Hieu
PhD Defense: Co-Evaporation of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites and Their Characterization via Scanning Probe Microscopy
Event date: Friday, 26 November 2021
Hour:  13:00 15:00
Place:  Belval Campus – Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: GALLET Thibaut, Quentin
New Professor in Statistics
Christophe Ley
Published on Monday, 29 November 2021
Christophe Ley has recently joined the University of Luxembourg as Professor in Statistics. He will reinforce the growing team of statisticians in order to boost research and training in mathematic...
PhD Defense: The Th17 cell - IL22 axis depends on glutathione upon intestinal inflammation
Event date: Monday, 29 November 2021
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – Room 3.010
Speaker: BONETTI Lynn
Learning how to develop science workshops
Published on Wednesday, 01 December 2021
Scientists learned how to develop hands-on and brains-on science workshops for lay audiences in a training offered by the Luxembourg Science Center.
Les spécialistes en oncologie découvrent l’unité de simulation
Onco
Published on Friday, 03 December 2021
Dans le cadre de leur formation spécialisée en oncologie médicale, nos jeunes médecins en voie de spécialisation (MEVS) ont pu approfondir leurs connaissances et développer leurs compétences dans l...
Prestigious award for research work on steel construction
Award
Published on Friday, 03 December 2021
During the XIII Conference on Steel and Composite Construction which took place remotely on 25-26 November 2021, engineers from the University of Luxembourg received the Professor Eduardo de Arante...
PhD Defense: Signaling, function and modulation of CXCR3 variants
Event date: Friday, 03 December 2021
Hour:  9:30 11:30
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – MSA 4.180 / Webex
Speaker: REYNDERS Nathan
PhD Defense: Plasma-induced polymerization of liquid layers for the synthesis and deposition of Interpenetrating Polymer Network films
Event date: Friday, 03 December 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  LIST – Belvaux – Conference room F011A
Speaker: NIEMCZYK Edyta Monika
PhD Defense: Cellular Heterogeneity as Emergent Behavior in Systems Biology
Event date: Thursday, 09 December 2021
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belval Campus – Biothech II - Maison de la Biomédecine II – Room Riken
Speaker: MARTINA Silvia
PhD Defense: Selection of lipid accumulator Microthrix parvicella in municipal wastewater treatment plants for subsequent biodiesel production
Event date: Thursday, 09 December 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus – Bâtiment Central – D10 D
Speaker: UWIZEYE Marie Louise
AI in action: How to recommit in Private Equity
Private equity
Published on Friday, 10 December 2021
Recommitments are essential for limited partner investors to maintain a target exposure to private equity. However, recommitting to new funds is irrevocable and expose investors to cashflow uncerta...
PhD Defense: Thermodynamics of Quantum Collisions
Event date: Monday, 13 December 2021
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus - Bâtiment des Sciences – BS 0.03
Speaker: LOURENÇO JACOB Samuel
FSTM Graduation Ceremony 2021
Graduation
Event date: Tuesday, 14 December 2021
Hour:  14:00 20:00
Place:  Belval campus Maison du Savoir, Audimax (-1)
Working together with robots, how do you do that?
Robots
Event date: Tuesday, 14 December 2021
Hour:  14:30 16:00
Place:  2 Av. de l'Université, 4365 Esch-sur-Alzette Building MSA - Ground Floor - Computational Creativity Hub
Speaker: Egberdien van der Peijl
Accreditation for three study programmes in computer science
Acquin
Published on Wednesday, 15 December 2021
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine of the University announces the successful accreditation of three study programmes:
BRAINS - Uni students will conduct experiment in Space
Published on Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Five students from the University of Luxembourg will send mini brains to the International Space Station (ISS) to carry out research experiments under microgravity con...
Two University professors on Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list
Stéphane & Alex
Published on Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Professors Stéphane Bordas and Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine have been ranked among the world’s most influential academics on the “Highly Cited Researche...
PhD Defense: Sovability of systems invariant differential equations on symmetric spaces G/K
Event date: Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Hour:  10:30 12:30
Place:  Belval Campus – Maison du Nombre– MNO 1.050
Speaker: PALMIROTTA Guendalina
Developing new protocols to better understand quantum systems
Quantum
Published on Thursday, 16 December 2021
Aurélia Chenu, who joined the University of Luxembourg in January 2021, recently won the prestigious ATTRACT funding from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) to create her own group in quan...
Uni.lu “Simplicity of Complexity” showcased at Dubai World Expo
Published on Thursday, 16 December 2021
The University of Luxembourg’s project “the simplicity of complexity », initiated by the University’s Department of Mathematics, was featured at the Luxembourg’s Pavilion at the Dubai World Ex...
The Faculty celebrates its 2021 graduates in science
Graduation
Published on Thursday, 16 December 2021
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine has conferred diplomas to 337 new graduates, namely 129 Bachelors, 120 Masters, 58 doctorates as well as 30 students from vocational trainings.
University confers over 1850 diplomas for the 2020/2021 academic year
Published on Friday, 17 December 2021
The University of Luxembourg has conferred over 1850 diplomas for the 2020/2021 academic year. A series of graduation ceremonies took place between 14 and 16 December for the Bachelor, Master and U...
Prof. Danièle Waldmann takes up a new challenge
Danièle Waldmann
Published on Wednesday, 05 January 2022
Danièle Waldmann, Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Luxembourg, has decided to take up a new challenge. As of 15 January 2022, she will lead the Institute of Solid Structures (Ins...
New research on how race and gender shape science
Gender - Lina Castellanos
Published on Monday, 10 January 2022
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg together with scientists from the University of Montreal, Georgia Tech and Berry College have recently demonstrated that racial and gender identities s...
Benelux competition in programming: learning how to solve problems
Student BAPC competition
Published on Wednesday, 12 January 2022
For the first time, students from the University of Luxembourg participated in the 2021 Benelux Algorithm Programming Contest (BAPC) which consisted in solving the most algorithmic problems/puzzles...
University publishes a pocket guide about science communication
Published on Thursday, 13 January 2022
Interested scientists, researchers and science communicators can find theoretical knowledge as well as practical tips on science communication in this new publication of the University of Luxembourg.
Des diplômés en médecine pourront continuer leurs études en Belgique
Published on Thursday, 13 January 2022
Le gouvernement luxembourgeois et le gouvernement de la Communauté française de Belgique ont signé un accord garantissant l'accès de huit diplômés du Bachelor en médecine de l'Université du Luxembo...
Workshop: From materials innovation to autonomous robots
Workshop
Event date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Hour:  9:00 20:00
Place:  Online
PhD Defense: On Trustworthy AI and Localized Complex Network Analytics
Event date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus- MNO – Room 1.040
Speaker: ESMAEILZADEH DILMAGHANI Saharnaz
PhD Defense: Laser fusion welding of Cu to Al with spiral trajectory and monitoring of process signals
Event date: Monday, 17 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus- Bloc G - Salle des Conseils D 18
Speaker: MATHIVANAN Karthik
Physics department workshop: developing synergies!
DPhyMS Workshop
Published on Tuesday, 18 January 2022
After a hiatus of over two-years caused by the pandemic, the second edition of the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) workshop took place on 15 December 2021 at the Tramsscha...
PhD Defense: A tale of adversity: the impact of early life infection beyond the immune system
Event date: Thursday, 20 January 2022
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Place:  Esch-sur-Alzette - LIH - House of BioHealth - Room Salle Barré-Sinoussi / online
Speaker: MERZ Myriam Pia
PhD Defense: DAXX maintains heterochromatin at (peri)centromeres independently of ATRX, preventing R-loop-induced DNA double strand breaks and genomic instability
Event date: Friday, 21 January 2022
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Place:  Strassen - LIH - Edison - Room Salle Marie Curie & Louis Pasteur
Speaker: PINTO Lia
PhD Defense: Diet–gut microbiota axis in microbial B vitamin production, immune homeostasis, and food allergy
Event date: Monday, 24 January 2022
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Esch-sur-Alzette - LIH - House of BioHealth - Room Salle Barré-Sinoussi
Speaker: PARRISH Amy
Exhibition Science Comic LUX:plorations Vol. 2 @Luxembourg Science Center
Event date: Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Hour:  12:00 24-02 | 17:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 1 Rue John Ernest Dolibois L-4573 Differdange
PhD Defense: Quantifying some properties of curves and arcs on hyperbolic surfaces
Event date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – Room 3.110
Speaker: DOAN Nhât Minh
PhD Defense: Security, Scalability and Privacy in Applied Cryptography
Event date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Hour:  17:00 19:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO - Room 1.020
Speaker: VITTO Giuseppe
How to become the world record holder for solving the Rubik's cube
Sebastiano
Published on Monday, 31 January 2022
Sebastiano Tronto, doctoral student in Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg and 2021 World record holder for solving the Rubik's cube in the least amount of moves shares his passion about th...
PhD Defense: Oncometabolite 2-hydroxyglutarate regulates gene expression through preferential inhibition of specific histone demethylases
Event date: Friday, 04 February 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus Department of Life Sciences and Medicine Biotech 2 – Room BT2-E00-015
Speaker: GAVRIIL Marios
Math Day 2022
Math Day 2022
Event date: Saturday, 05 February 2022
Hour:  9:30 15:00
Place:  Online
Jan Lagerwall obtains ERC Grant to produce smart mechanical sensors
Published on Monday, 07 February 2022
Prof. Jan Lagerwall, physicist at the University of Luxembourg, has obtained a Proof-of-concept grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He will work on the production of sheets and fibres o...
Inaugural lecture Prof. Mark Podolskij: New developments in high dimensional statistics
Mark Podolskij
Event date: Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Hour:  11:00 14:00
Place:  Belval campus, Maison du Savoir, room 3.370
Speaker: Prof. Mark Podolskij
Shedding light into mechanics of biological systems
Published on Thursday, 10 February 2022
An interdisciplinary research article published in Nature Communications provides novel insights into collective mechanical forces induced by light absorbed in biological systems. This research is...
First Master student promotion in Data Science
Published on Friday, 11 February 2022
Launched in September 2021 with 17 students from all over the world, the Master of Data Science was officially inaugurated on 7 February 2022 at the University of Luxembourg on Belval campus. This...
Prof. Mark Podolskij gives inaugural lecture
Prof. Podolskij - inaugural lecture
Published on Monday, 14 February 2022
The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Technology (FSTM) and the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) came together on 8 February 2022 to officially welcome Prof. Mark Podolskij, full profess...
PhD Defense: Higher Supergeometry and Mathematical Physics
Event date: Tuesday, 15 February 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval campus MNO - Room 1050
Speaker: IBARGÜENGOYTIA ARIAS Eduardo
First edition of the Math Day Competition
Published on Wednesday, 16 February 2022
On 5 February, the Maths Team of the Department of Mathematics organised for the very first time a mathematical competition involving 50 pupils from various high-schools in Luxembourg.
Two QuantERA granted to reinforce quantum science and technology!
Published on Thursday, 17 February 2022
Prof. Thomas Schmidt, Prof. Adolfo Del Campo and Associate Prof. Aurelia Chenu from the Physics and Materials Science Department of the University of Luxembourg h...
Participate in the project ReCreate!
Published on Thursday, 17 February 2022
The University of Luxembourg, and more specifically the Department of Mathematics, will be at the Expo in Dubai from 22 February to 5 March 2022 with their project ReCreate. This is the second time...
JEO award winner for findings in machine learning methods in sports
Published on Friday, 18 February 2022
PhD student Hans Van Eetveld has won the JEO Award for Young Researcher in Basic Science from the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy. His paper on “Machine learn...
Esch2022 European Capital of Culture: Launch with Uni.lu participation
Published on Friday, 25 February 2022
On Saturday 26 February, the Esch2022 European Capital of Culture will officially kick off in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg’s second-largest city and home of the University’s main campus. This major...
The FNR Smart Photo booth meets the public
Published on Monday, 28 February 2022
Discover AI through "Cutie" the robot 
A new academic cooperation
Published on Tuesday, 01 March 2022
The University of Luxembourg and the Freie Universität Berlin, ranked 83rd  by Times Higher Education,  have recently signed a 5 years agreement for academic cooperation and ex...
Uni contributes cutting-edge projects to Esch2022 capital of culture
Published on Thursday, 03 March 2022
The University of Luxembourg is proud to be a partner of the European Capital of Culture Esch2022. University researchers have designed cutting-edge projects blending art, science and research into...
PhD Defense: Machine Learning Force Fields of Flexible Molecules
Event date: Thursday, 03 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus- Bâtiment des Sciences – Room BS0.03
Speaker: VASSILEV GALINDO Valentin
PhD Defense: Automation of CAN Bus Reverse Engineering: Approaches, Opportunities and Security Threats
Event date: Friday, 04 March 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus- MSA – Room 4.300
Speaker: BUSCEMI Alessio
An aspiring career in Space
Published on Friday, 11 March 2022
Guendalina Palmirotta works at the European Space Agency (ESA) in Germany as a National Young Graduate Trainee in the Space Weather Office. She always dreamt of joining the space industry and after...
The Opening of the Living Lab of the AI&ART Pavilion
Event date: Friday, 11 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 20:00
Place:  Computational Creativity Hub (CCH) - MSA Administration Building (Ground Floor)
Tiny but Mighty: Atomic Forces at the Engineering Scale
Published on Monday, 14 March 2022
An interdisciplinary manuscript reporting on a collaboration between physicists and computational engineers from the University of Luxembourg and Padova (Italy) has been published in Physical Revie...
The Rubik Show
Event date: Monday, 14 March 2022
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Speaker: Sebastiano Tronto
The University of Luxembourg leading research in thermodynamics
Published on Friday, 18 March 2022
Molecular machines are the smallest machines ever built by mankind and such outstanding result has been sealed by the 2016 Nobel prize in Chemistry. But how do such machines really work?
Open Day 2022
Open Day 2022
Event date: Saturday, 19 March 2022
Hour:  9:00 17:00
Place:  Belval Campus Esch-sur-Alzette
Contextual Importance and Utility: how Could it Change Explainable AI?
Event date: Monday, 21 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online - Webex
Sara Vatavu named best student in Applied Information Technology
Published on Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Prof. Franck Leprévost offered to award free copies of his two latest books to the best BINFO student of the first semester. This year the winning candidate is Sara Vatavu with an average grade of...
WOW End Conference
Event date: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Hour:  9:15 16:15
Place:  LocHal Tilburg, Burgemeester Brokxlaan 1000
Evade the Machines
Event date: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Hour:  10:00 26-03 | 17:00
Place:  Luxembourg Learning Centre (Belval)
Information session: Master in Information Systems Security Management
Master MISSM
Event date: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Hour:  17:30 19:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Maison du Savoir, Room 3.040
ReCreate at the Expo - Shapes from the collective imagination
Published on Thursday, 24 March 2022
Hugo Parlier and Bruno Teheux from the Department of Mathematics of the University of Luxembourg recently came back from the Expo in Dubai where their project ReCreate was showcased at the Luxembou...
PhD Defense: A posteriori error estimation for finite element approximations of fractional Laplacian problems and applications to poro–elasticity
Event date: Friday, 25 March 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MNO – Room 1.010
Speaker: BULLE Raphaël
Science Fair: Science meets music
Sound event
Event date: Sunday, 27 March 2022
Hour:  10:00 18:00
Place:  Rockhal
A new Doctoral Training Unit
Published on Monday, 28 March 2022

Discipline of history from an “age of scarcity” to an “age of abundance”

Making sense of such “big data of the past” requires new approaches...

Mitacs Globalink Research awarded to Claudia Bandiera
Published on Wednesday, 30 March 2022
PhD student Claudia Bandiera, supervised by Prof. Viti and belonging to the FNR Bridges Maas4All, received the important Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) for research in Canada. She will be sp...
PhD Defense: Thermodynamics of chemical engines: A chemical reaction network approach
Event date: Wednesday, 30 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus- Bâtiment des Sciences – Room BS0.03
Speaker: PENOCCHIO Emanuele
D4H: Data Science meets Digital History
DEEP DATA SCIENCE of DIGITAL HISTORY
Published on Friday, 01 April 2022
The mass digitisation of historical sources and the exponential growth native digital online sources have catapulted the discipline of history from an “age of scarcity” to an “age of abundance”. Ma...
Prof. Ladewig appointed to Paul Wurth Energy Process Engineering Chair
Published on Monday, 04 April 2022
On 4 March 2022, the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg-based company Paul Wurth, part of SMS Group, renewed their agreement on a teaching and research collaboration and appointed Bradley...
2022 Pelican Grant: five doctoral students awarded
Published on Friday, 08 April 2022
Susanne Gonder, Elisa Gomez De Lope, Kyriaki Barmpa, Andrea Scafidi, Catherine Delbrouck have recently been awarded the Pelican Grant from the Fondation du Pélican de Mie et Pierre Hippert-Faber.&n...
LUX:plorations at the LuxCon 2022
Event date: Friday, 08 April 2022
Hour:  10:00 10-04 | 18:00
Place:  Centre culturel régional “opderschmelz” 1a, rue du Centenaire L-3475 Dudelange
Uni's “ReCreate” Project draws over 1,000 visitors/day at Dubai Expo 
people using digital gadgets
Published on Monday, 11 April 2022
University researchers Hugo Parlier and Bruno Teheux from the Department of Mathematics (DMATH) of the University of Luxembourg transformed mathematics into mind-bending gameplay experiences and sh...
Uni.lu and LuxProvide sign MeluXina supercomputer framework agreement
Published on Thursday, 14 April 2022
The University of Luxembourg and LuxProvide, operator of the Luxembourg supercomputer MeluXina, have signed a framework agreement to cooperate through the participation in common research and innov...
PhD presentation event of Doctoral Programme in Computational Sciences
Published on Tuesday, 19 April 2022
On 22 March 2022, 20 promising doctoral students from the DTU DRIVEN presented their research in the field of computational sciences and...
Fruitful collaboration with the University of Namur
Published on Thursday, 21 April 2022
Over two meetings, the University of Luxembourg and the University of Namur have intensified their collaboration, especially in the area of medical education.
FNR PRIDE grants awarded to Cancer and Immunology research projects
Published on Monday, 25 April 2022
Following the 2021 PRIDE call, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has retained for funding two Doctoral Training Units (DTUs) working on cancer and immunology research. Within the D...
ERC Advanced Grant on Quantum Materials for Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko, head of the Department of Physics and Materials Science and professor of theoretical chemical physics at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded an Advanced G...
Virtual Reality Workshop for Bachelor in Engineering students
Published on Thursday, 28 April 2022
In order for students to not only learn specific knowledge related to one area but to be able to identify more interrelated problems, the value stream management (VSM) topic is an integral part of...
The Sound of Data – Science meets Music
Event date: Sunday, 01 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 19:30
Place:  Rockhal, Belval, Esch-sur-Alzette
PhD Defense: Digital Twin framework for Human-Robot Interaction by means of Industry 4.0 enabling technologies
Event date: Monday, 02 May 2022
Hour:  10:30 12:30
Place:  Kirchberg Campus - Bloc G - Room D 17, Salle des Professeurs
Speaker: GALLALA Abir
Dept. of Physics & Materials Science and LIST/MRT cohost PhD gathering
Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2022
In the framework of the Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science (DPPM), the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) of the University of Luxembourg and the Department...
University researcher receives the first EIC grant in Luxembourg
Philip Dale
Published on Wednesday, 04 May 2022
A consortium including the University of Luxembourg has been awarded a prestigious PathFinder Open grant of the European Innovation Council (EIC) that supports innovative and disruptive t...
PhD Defense: Investigation in reusable composite flooring systems in steel and concrete based on composite behaviour by friction
Event date: Thursday, 05 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus - Room D 17
Speaker: FODOR Jovan
PhD Defense: Optical measurement under space conditions
Event date: Friday, 06 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus
Speaker: BREMER Mats Wilhelm
PhD Defense: Characterization of the surface properties of polycrystalline Cu(In,Ga)Se2 using a combination of scanning probe microscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Event date: Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus - Bâtiment des Sciences - Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: KAMENI BOUMENOU Christian
A day for high school students to discover medical studies
Published on Thursday, 12 May 2022
Contemplating a medical career requires an early immersion, to navigate numerous challenges ranging from admission processes to rigorous scientific background requirements.
Luxembourg Supercomputing Day 2022
Event date: Thursday, 12 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Place:  Chamber of Commerce
A First Step to Space for High School Students
Published on Friday, 13 May 2022
On 23 April a select group of Luxembourgish high school students gathered at the Elsenborn Airbase in Belgium to experience the satisfaction of launching a satellite for themselves. The students we...
Art & AI: Meet Artist/Student - student workshop
Event date: Friday, 13 May 2022
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Computational Creativity Hub
Art & AI: Meet Artist/Student - artist workshop
Event date: Saturday, 14 May 2022
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Computational Creativity Hub
Science Workshops at the Nuit de la Culture 2022
Event date: Saturday, 14 May 2022
Hour:  18:30 21:30
Place:  Centre Omnisports Henri Schmitz Hall 2
PhD Defense: Lengths and intersections of curves on surfaces
Event date: Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Belval Campus - Maison du Nombre (MNO) - Room 1.050
Speaker: VO Thi Hanh
PhD Defense: INTERROGATING INTRA-TUMORAL HETEROGENEITY AND TREATMENT RESISTANCE IN GLIOBLASTOMA PATIENT-DERIVED XENOGRAFT MODELS USING SINGLE CELL RNA SEQUENCING
Event date: Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Hour:  13:30 15:30
Place:  Place: Belval Campus - Maison du Savoir - Room MSA 3.370
Speaker: YABO Yahaya Abubakar
Girls Exploring Math: the fight for more women in STEM begins early
Published on Thursday, 19 May 2022
Girls are often victims of stereotypes and gendered behaviours which keep them from choosing mathematics and other scientific disciplines in their higher studies.
Exhibition opening and demos - Imaginary Landscapes
Event date: Thursday, 19 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Computational Creativity Hub
ISED 2022: Demystifying the Dark Web: Challenges & Threats
ISED 2022
Event date: Friday, 20 May 2022
Hour:  9:00 12:30
Place:  Belval campus Maison du Savoir, room 3.350 (3rd floor)
PhD Defense: Crack initiation and early growth in silica-filled Solution Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SSBR)
Event date: Friday, 20 May 2022
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Place: LIST - Belvaux site - Room F-011A
Speaker: PADMANATHAN Hiron Raja
PhD Defense: Fractal dimension and pointwise properties of trajectories of fractional processes
Event date: Friday, 20 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Place: Belval Campus - Maison du Savoir - Room MSA 3.520
Speaker: DAW Lara
FNR PRIDE grants to boost research in math and sustainable composites
Published on Monday, 23 May 2022
Two new doctoral training units (DTUs) at the University of Luxembourg (UL) receive the 2021 PRIDE grants awarded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR). 

PRIDE is the FNR’s ma...

Exoplanets: observation, diversity and habitability
Event date: Monday, 23 May 2022
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  Belval Campus, MSH Room 0.200
Speaker: Franck Selsis, LAB (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux, Université de Bordeaux)
Exoplanets: observation, diversity and habitability
Exoplanets
Event date: Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  Belval Campus, MSA Room 3.370
Speaker: Franck Selsis, LAB (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux, Université de Bordeaux)
Department of Engineering digitizes extensive library
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2022
As part of the Gilbert Trausch Project, carried out by the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) and the Institut d’Histoire (IHist) of the University of Luxembourg, the Geodesy and Ge...
New Strategic Advisor to the Dean appointed
Published on Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Berta Rato has been appointed Strategic Advisor to the Dean, a position that was created recently.
Information Security Education Day (ISED) - 2022 Edition
Published on Monday, 30 May 2022
The seventh edition of the ISED took place 20 May 2022 in Maison du Savoir on Belval campus and tackled the topic “Demystifying the Dark Web: Challenges & Threats". Around 50 p...
Engineering students design and manufacture personal wind turbines
Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2022
A group of 45 students from the Bachelor in Engineering program at the University of Luxembourg has developed personal wind turbines as part of a competitive project-based learning course. The obje...
PhD Defense: First-principles investigation of ferroelectricity and piezoelectricity in HfO2-based materials
Event date: Friday, 03 June 2022
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology - Belvaux building - Conference room F0.11A
Speaker: DUTTA Sangita
Eco-Construction for Sustainable Development (ECON4SD) - closing workshop
Event date: Friday, 03 June 2022
Hour:  14:00 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Room 4.520
Art & AI: Automatic Mixed Painting - student workshop
Event date: Friday, 03 June 2022
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Computational Creativity Hub
Art & AI: Automatic Mixed Painting - artist workshop
Event date: Saturday, 04 June 2022
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Computational Creativity Hub
BSc Physics student publishes breakthrough article on quantum chaos
Published on Tuesday, 07 June 2022
The quest for the understanding of complex quantum systems and their properties occupies a central stage at the frontiers of physics, with applications ranging from material science to black holes....
EuADS Summer School on Data Science for Social Media
Event date: Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Hour:  12:00 17-06 | 12:00
Place:  Where: Chambre de Commerce, Kirchberg, Luxembourg
PhD Defense: FABRICATION AND INVESTIGATION OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND STRUCTURAL GRADIENTS FOR BIOSENSING
Event date: Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology - Belvaux building - Conference room F0.11A
Speaker: MALEKZADSANI NOBAR Hediyeh
PhD Defense: Environmental performance assessment of an innovative modular construction concept composed of a permanent structure and flexible modular units
Event date: Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Place: Kirchberg Campus - Salle D17 (Salle du conseil)
Speaker: RAKOTONJANAHARY Tahiana Roland Michael
Research on next-generation fitness tracker receives Lux-Quebec grant
Published on Thursday, 16 June 2022
NextStepEI (Next level step monitoring in health, sports and medicine by augmenting gait with meaningful environmental information), a new bilateral research project co-coordinated by teams at the...
PhD Defense: THE EUROPEAN LEGAL APPROACH TO OPEN SCIENCE AND RESEARCH DATA
Event date: Thursday, 16 June 2022
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Italy - University of Bologna
Speaker: PASERI Ludovica
PhD Defense: Methods and tools for analysis and management of Risks and Regulatory Compliance in the healthcare sector: the Hospital at Home
Event date: Thursday, 16 June 2022
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Italy - University of Bologna
Speaker: AMANTEA Ilaria Angela
PhD Defense: Hybrid Artificial Intelligence to Extract Patterns and Rules from Argumentative and Legal Texts
Event date: Thursday, 16 June 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Italy - University of Bologna
Speaker: LIGA Davide
PhD Defense: Digital Forensics-AI: on Practicality, Optimality, and Interpretability of Digital Evidence Mining Techniques
Event date: Friday, 17 June 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Italy - University of Bologna
Speaker: SOLANKE Abiodun Abdullahi
Study shows microbiome-derived formate promotes colorectal cancer
Published on Monday, 20 June 2022
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common and lethal malignancies in Western countries. It is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second most common cause of death from cancer...
PhD Defense: Design, Cryptanalysis and Protection of Symmetric Encryption Algorithms
Event date: Friday, 24 June 2022
Hour:  14:30 16:30
Place:  Place: Belval Campus – MNO - Room 10.030
Speaker: CARDOSO DOS SANTOS Luan
PhD Defense: Grain boundaries and potassium post-deposition treatments in chalcopyrite solar cells
Event date: Monday, 27 June 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Place: Limpertsberg Campus – Bâtiment des Sciences – BSC-003
Speaker: MARTIN LANZONI Evandro
Workshop “Space & Technical Standardization”
Event date: Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Hour:  9:30 14:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg (Belval Campus) Biotech II 6, avenue du Swing L-4367 Belvaux
Remix Culture: Interface Cultures @ the AI&Art Pavilion for Esch2022
Event date: Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Hour:  18:00 22-07 | 12:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Administration Building - Computational Creativity Hub (ground floor)
Super-resolution microscopy of living cells: Challenges and potentials
Event date: Thursday, 30 June 2022
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir, Room 4.510
Speaker: Prof. Christian Eggeling
FSTM General Assembly 2022
Event date: Thursday, 30 June 2022
Hour:  16:00 22:00
Place:  Belval campus
Médecine et fin de vie – expériences et réflexions
Das Warschauer Konzert
Event date: Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Maison des Arts et des Etudiants 4, Place de l’Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
3-Day Meeting of statisticians in Paris
Event date: Monday, 18 July 2022
Hour:  8:00 20-07 | 18:00
Place:  Institut Poincaré
ECOSS 35: The 35th European Conference on Surface Science
Event date: Monday, 29 August 2022
Hour:  8:00 02-09 | 18:00
Place:  Belval campus
Seeds for the Future program
Event date: Monday, 29 August 2022
Hour:  9:00 05-09 | 18:00