Discuss the venture of starting an academic career as a tenure track professor, as well as tips to approach this challenge with Corentin Fivet of the Structural Xploration Lab, EPFL and Dusan Licina of the Human-Oriented Built Environment Lab, EPFL, both tenure track assistant professors.

This round table is organised by the EPFL Postdoc Association for the first time at bluefactory in Fribourg. The discussion will be followed by a socializing apéro.

ROUND TABLE | The Ups and Downs of the Tenure Track Bluefactory, Fribourg | Halle bleue, Room HBL0 21A | 16:00-18:00



Corentin Fivet

Head of Structural Xploration Lab (SXL)
Academic Director Smart Living Lab & EPFL Fribourg - Associate Professor - EPFL- EPFL
-low carbon and reusable
-load-bearing systems
-design and construction processes

Dusan Licina

Head of Human-Oriented Built Environment Lab (HOBEL)
Tenure Track Assistant Professor- EPFL
-human-building interaction
-heating, ventilation and air-conditioning HVAC
-health and comfort in buildings


Structural Xploration Lab

Human-Oriented Built Environment Lab