Graduate School Track on Global Computing at EPFL Lausanne

The graduate school of computer and communication sciences at EPFL
Lausanne starts a new track on global computing, with a strong
emphasis on types and calculi for programming languages in a
distributed environment.  I append the announcement below. Uwe Nestman
and I are both teaching in this track.  For other information on
faculty, see http://globalcomputing.epfl.ch.

 -- Martin Odersky


This Graduate School is the first phase of the PhD program
in Computer and Communication Sciences at the Swiss Federal
Institute of Technology in Lausanne. It covers topics in
applied mathematics, computer science and electrical
engineering, through three orientations:

- Communication Systems,
- >>> Global Computing <<<,
- Computing and Multimedia Systems.


The one-year program consists of
- several core courses out of a proposed choice in a given orientation,
- a minimum of two optional courses covering advanced topics,
- a project that initiates the student to independent research.
All courses are in English.


Financial support will be granted, for the duration of the courses, to the
best candidates on a competitive basis.


Deadline for applications: 30 April 2002
Courses: October 2002 - July 2003

About EPFL

EPFL is one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology and is located
in Lausanne, on Lake Geneva and close to the Swiss Alps. It comprises six
Schools, among which the School of Computer and Communication Sciences.


The full Information/Application Package is available at