Etienne Marclay

Vice President for Human Resources and Operations

After a scientific training, concluded with a doctorate in solid-state physics from EPFL and IBM’s research laboratory in Zurich, as well as a few years of post-docs in fundamental and applied research, Etienne Marclaystarted a consulting career, first in 1990 in the consulting engineering firm AWK Engineering in Zurich and Lausanne and then in 1996 in strategy and business organization consulting firms in Switzerland and abroad, such as ICME, Ernst & Young Consulting and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. In January 2003, he joined Swisscom in Bern where he held various senior management positions in the company’s strategy and business development unit.

In April 2008, he returned to Lausanne to take up the position of Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Technology (STI) at EPFL. In 2010, he took over the central function of EPFL’s Delegate for Planning and Finance and then became Deputy Secretary General for Planning and Logistics and a member of EPFL’s Extended Directorate, then in 2015 Delegate of the Vice-President for Resources and Infrastructures. Finally, he was appointed at the beginning of 2017 to his current position as Vice-President for Human Resources and Operations within the EPFL Department.

2018 Organization

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President

Martin Vetterli

Martin Vetterli holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from ETH Zurich, a Master of Science degree from Stanford Universi (...)

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Senior Management

Andreas Mortensen

Vice President for Research Andreas Mortensen holds an engineering degree from the Ecole des Mines de Paris and a PhD in materials eng (...)

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Caroline Kuyper

Vice President for Finances Caroline Kuyper holds a Master’s degree in economics and business administration from the University of La (...)

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Edouard Bugnion

Vice President for Information Systems Edouard Bugnion holds a PhD in computer science from Stanford University. He joined EPFL in 201 (...)

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Etienne Marclay

Vice President for Human Resources and Operations After a scientific training, concluded with a doctorate in solid-state physics from (...)

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Marc Gruber

Vice President for Innovation Marc Gruber holds a PhD in management from the University of St. Gallen. He served as vice director of t (...)

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Pierre Vandergheynst

Vice President for Education Pierre Vandergheynst holds a PhD in mathematical physics from Université Catholique de Louvain. He curren (...)

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School deans

Ali H. Sayed

School of Engineering (STI)

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Andrew Barry

ARCHITECTURE, CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (ENAC)

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Gisou van der Goot

LIFE SCIENCES (SV)

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James Larus

COMPUTER & COMMUNICATION SCIENCES (IC)

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Jan S. Hesthaven

BASIC SCIENCES (SB)

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College directors

Béla Kapossy

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (CDH)

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Dominique Foray

MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY (CDM)

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