Ivo Furno

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Adjunct Professor

ivo.furno@epfl.ch +41 21 693 19 07

PPB 119 (Bâtiment PPB)
Station 13
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site: https://spc.epfl.ch/

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Teaching & PhD



PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Physics

Doctoral Program in Biotechnology and Bioengineering


Global issues: energy A

This course offers an overview of global issues related to energy: basic concepts, needs and resources, societal and political implications. The combination of scientific and SHS approaches will provide the students with quantitative tools as well as an o...

General physics : thermodynamics

Give the student the basic notions that will allow him or her to have a better understanding of physical phenomena, such as the mechanic of point masses. Acquire the capacity to analyse quantitatively the consequences of these effects with appropriate the...

Plasma physics III

This course completes the knowledge in plasma physics that students have acquired in the previous two courses, with a discussion of different applications, in the fields of controlled fusion and magnetic confinement, astrophysical and space plasmas, and s...

Plasma Diagnostics in Basic Plasma Physics Devices and Tokamaks: from Principles to Practice

The programme will allow students to learn plasma diagnostics and data processing methods of modern fusion experiments and to bridge the gap between diagnostics theory and experimental practice.