DHC | Data Sciences | May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

8:30 - 19:00


Auditoire BARB 94 / Place Sainte Barbe, 1

Professor Vincent Blondel,
Rector of the Université catholique de Louvain,
Professor Michel Devillers,
Vice Rector of the Science and Technology Sector
Professor Michel Verleysen,
Dean of the Louvain School of Engineering,
Professor Enrico Vitale,
Dean of the Faculty of Science,
Professor Philippe Chevalier,
Head of the IMMAQ institute,
Professor Jean-Didier Legat,
Head of the ICTEAM institute,

will be honoured to welcome you to the awards ceremony for the title of Doctor honoris causa

to Professor Stephen Boyd, Stanford University, USA
and Professor Peter Bühlmann, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
for their achievements in the field of « Data Sciences »

on Thursday, May 18, 2017

Academic Session:

2:00 pm |  Presentation by Stephen Boyd, Stanford University « Convex Optimization »
3:00 pm |  Presentation by Peter Bühlmann, ETH Zürich « The Statistics-"Machine" in Data Science »
4:30 pm |  Doctor Honoris Causa ceremony
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |  Drink (Hall Sainte Barbe Auditorium)

The ceremony will be held in the Auditorium BARB 94 - Place Sainte Barbe, 1 - 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve 
All professors are invited to wear their gown / The cortege will depart from the « décanat EPL » Rue Archimède, 1 at 4:15 pm.

Recommended parking: Baudouin 1er

Information and Registration:

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