The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of two professors at EPFL.
Professor Katerina Argyraki was named as Associate Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC)
Katerina Argyraki is a scientist who has attracted considerable international attention. Her research has a particular focus on the architecture of network systems and its practical application in IT networks. She has made significant contributions in areas which include the modular construction of routers with standard components and software, systems used today at a large scale in datacentres and large networks. Katerina Argyraki continues her research in the improvement of modern networks, with the objective to establish the innovations leading to digital trust, systems verification and stakeholder accountability.
Professor Julien Hugonnier was named as Full Professor of Finance in the College of Management of Technology (CDM)
Julien Hugonnier’s research is very varied in terms of both themes, methods and applications, and his findings attract worldwide interest from academics and practitioners alike. He has made significant contributions in a large number of different areas, including the general equilibrium model, insolvency risk modelling, corporate finance and the banking sector. By conducting the first rigorously quantitative analysis of banks’ liquidity and equity requirements, he recently tackled a highly topical theme and made an important contribution to the debate. Julien Hugonnier’s work is helping to enhance the way EPFL is perceived by industry and society in general.