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Graduate Degree - Energy Environment : Science Technology & Management

Contexte

A global consensus on the urgency to enact measures to mitigate climate change has emerged in recent years, culminating in December 2015 with the Paris Agreement at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21). 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, global climate deal to limit to 2°C the rise in global temperatures. The agreement also states its aim of limiting the increase to 1.5°C, which would significantly reduce the risk of climate change for ecosystems and human populations. The future of energy production, and particularly renewable energy generation capacities, lies at the heart of efforts to reach these new goals.

The transformation in energy production is generally known as the “energy transition”. This shift away from fossil fuels and towards more sustainable alternatives has become not only a political and environmental imperative, but also an economic one. The technologies and business models of this changing energy landscape call for increasingly sophisticated expertise.

Even if several renewable energy sources (wind, solar, biomass,  hydro and marine power) are highly promising, there are still challenges involved with managing their intermittency and making accurate, reliable power generation forecasts. This, in turn, makes it difficult to determine their financial viability.

Finally, the capacity to manage environmental resources and to study the interactions between the geophysical environment, energy production and consumption will continue to grow more important. Corporations, research teams and public bodies alike will need experts that combine cutting-edge technical know-how, a complete understanding of the interactions between energy and the environment and a strong entrepreneurial streak to carry projects forward in this new landscape.

This is precisely the kind of rich, multidisciplinary training for which École Polytechnique is world-renowned. Treating energy and the environment as two equal parts that will determine our climate future, the Energy Environment: Science Technology and Management (STEEM) Graduate Degree provides a sophisticated understanding of energy in the 21st century. Based on a foundation of engineering and applied sciences training, the STEEM program offers graduates the tools to understand the socioeconomic context of climate change and to master the evolutions of our relationship with energy. 

Objectif

The Energy Environment: Science Technology and Management (STEEM) graduate degree program fosters real-world technical expertise at the intersection between environmental issues and the future of energy. In Ecole Polytechnique’s grand tradition of multidisciplinary education, this professionally-oriented program provides in-depth understanding of the scientific, economic and industrial context of renewable energy and the environment.

The STEEM program combines management experience with first-class engineering and scientific training, making our graduates highly sought after. The numerous industrial and research partnerships within this degree program ensure students will be suited to meet the 21st century’s energy and environmental challenges within a variety of sectors including industry, start-ups and public organizations. For photovoltaics you will take advantage of the new world major R&D institute IPVF close to the campus.

contenu

Courses include high-level scientific master classes taught by faculty from Ecole Polytechnique and our partner school ENSTA. The management component of coursework is taught by faculty from our partner HEC Paris, ranked by the Financial Times as the #2 business school in Europe. Students will also participate in company visits where leading figures from industry, research and regulatory bodies will provide further insight into the energy and environment landscape.

domaines d'enseignement

Mécanique, Physique, Mathématiques appliquées, Management, Innovation et Entrepreneuriat, Langues, Humanité et sciences sociales.

métiers

Comprising high-value industrial partnerships, internships and international academic exchanges, the Energy Environment: Science Technology and Management (STEEM) Graduate Degree is designed to ensure you are ready for a new professional world upon graduation.

As evidenced by the considerable amount of industry support for this degree, the skills you will acquire are increasingly in high demand across corporate, research and public sectors. The COP21 alone resulted in commitments from 195 countries to submit an assessment of their renewable energy capacities, along with a timeline for their transition to a low-carbon or carbon-free society.

Our graduates will be ideally suited to meet the needs for both technical know-how and managerial expertise to implement energy and environmental policies for leading manufacturers, innovative start-ups and public organizations.

During the two-year program, you will have a wide range of opportunities to build relationships with École Polytechnique’s local and international industrial and research partners. The management skills you acquire will be a significant asset in your career progression.

débouchés

The STEEM program is also a gateway to a research career, with our proximity to numerous research institutions providing an ideal platform to pursue a PhD with funding from our industrial or academic partners.

For the internationally focused, the perspectives offered by the STEEM Graduate Degree naturally carry over to career opportunities around the world. Our international partnerships in energy, environment, industry and research sectors provide you with the perfect platform from which to launch your global career.

Parcours

Unités d'enseignement

UE Type d'enseignement Domaines Catégorie d'UE Credit Ects Volume horaire Responsables Periode de programmation Site pédagogique
BIO653 Nature-based Solutions to Substitute Fossil Resources and... PA - C8 Biologie 4 Bernard Drévillon,
Benoît Gabrielle
AN3-P1
CHI661C Chemical Storage of Energy PA - C6 Chimie 4 Didier Dalmazzone AN3-P1
CHI661L Renewable Thermal Energy PA - C8 Chimie 4 Didier Dalmazzone AN3-P2
ECO564 Economics of Energy Sectors PA - C3B Economie 4 Tanguy Janssen AN3-P2
ECO567A Energy Economics with a Geography Focus PA - C8 Economie 4 Geoffrey Masters Barrows AN3-P2
ECO569 Environmental Economics 2 PA - C5B 4 Emeline Bezin,
Katrin Millock
AN3-P2
ECO663 The Economics of Energy and Sustainable Development PA - C8 4 Yannick Perez AN3-P2
English English PA - C8
French Français PA - C8
HFC550 Science and Technology Studies PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Fabrizio Li Vigni AN3-P1
HFC551 The Myth of Paris (1830-Present) PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Antoine Guibal AN3-P1
HFC552 Aspects of Comparative Commercial Law PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Sabine Sultan AN3-P1
HFC553 Multicultural France PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Sarah Bouttier AN3-P1
HFC554 Introduction to French literature PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Joanne Brueton AN3-P1
HFC555 Economic Sociology PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Olivier Pilmis AN3-P1
HFC556 Introduction to French Politics PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Pierre-Marc Renaudeau AN3-P1
HFC557 Sociology of energy transitions: innovation, socio-techni... PA - C8 1 Claire Le Renard AN3-P1
HFC558 Sociology of Gender and Work PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Marie Des Neiges Léonard AN3-P1
HFC560 Paris in the Jazz Age PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Antoine Guibal AN3-P2
HFC560B Science and Technology Studies PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Fabrizio Li Vigni AN3-P2
HFC561 Introduction to French Cinema PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Isabelle Schaffner AN3-P2
HFC562 Introduction to French Music PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Chantal Schütz AN3-P2
HFC563 X-citing the spark PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Sarah Bouttier AN3-P2
HFC564 Introduction to French literature PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales Joanne Brueton AN3-P2
HFC566 Introduction to French Politics PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Pierre-Marc Renaudeau AN3-P2
HFC566B Introduction to French politics (Advanced) PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Pierre-Marc Renaudeau AN3-P2
HFC567 Corporate Sustainability: How ethics & responsibility are... PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Alice Steenland AN3-P2
HFC567B Geopolitics PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Elsa SEN AN3-P2
HFC568 Sociology of Gender and Work PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Marie Des Neiges Léonard AN3-P2
HFC569 Philosophy of Science Fiction PA - C8 Humanité et sciences sociales 1 Jonathan Degenève AN3-P2
INF569 Decision theory, with applications to energy systems PA - C1 Informatique UE d'approfondissement, UE de base. 4 Claudia D'Ambrosio AN3-P2
INF569T Decision theory, with applications to energy systems - Tu... Tutorat Informatique AN3-P2
LAN451JAP Japonais niveau Intermédiaire B1B2 Langues Langues 0 Yuka Kito-Neubronner AN2 - P1
LAN531ALL Allemand niveau Faible 3 Langues Langues 3 Volker Klostius,
Heidi Knörzer,
Christine Pototschnig
AN3-P1P2
LAN572lFLE MA2 - Art et politique XIXe-XXe siècles - LAN572lFLE Langues Langues 3 Julie André AN3-P1P2
LAN573eFLE MA1 - La France des régions - LAN573eFLE Langues Langues 3 Julie André,
Olivier Bertrand
AN3-P1P2
LAN574dFLE MA2 - Les subtilités du français - LAN574dFLE Langues Langues 3 Julie André,
Olivier Bertrand
AN3-P1P2
LGD01ANG Cultural Agility Langues Langues 3 Julie Mc Donald,
Chantal Schütz
AN3-P1P2
LGD01ESP Actualidad en el mundo hispanico Langues Langues 3 Cristina Marinas,
Jean-Baptiste Thomas
AN3-P1P2
LGD01FLE Langue française et civilisation (A1) Langues Langues 3 Julie André,
Christine Le Saux
AN3-P1P2
LGD02ANG Scientific Writing Langues Langues 3 Divya Madhavan,
Chantal Schütz
AN3-P1P2
LGD02ESP Espagnol Débutant - MSc&T Langues 3 Cristina Marinas,
Tania Romero Barrios
AN3-P1P2
LGD02FLE Langue française et civilisation (A2) Langues Langues 3 Julie André,
Pascale Ribardière
AN3-P1P2
LGD03ANG Human Beans Langues Langues 3 Meghann Cassidy,
Chantal Schütz
AN3-P1P2
LGD03FLE Langue française et civilisation (B1) Langues Langues 3 Julie André,
Olivier Crepellière
AN3-P1P2
LGD04FLE Langue française et civilisation (C1/C2) Langues Langues 3 Julie André,
Antoine Guibal
AN3-P1P2
MAP502 Refresher Course in Math and a Project on Numerical Model... PA - C1B Mathématiques appliquées 4 Thomas Wick AN3-P1
MAP502T Refresher Course in Math and a Project on Numerical Model... Tutorat Mathématiques appliquées X
MEC558 Continental Hydrology and Water Resources Cours scientifique Mécanique 4 Jérôme Fortin AN3-P1
MEC559 Mechanics for Wind Energy, an introduction PA - C2B Mécanique 4 Riwal Plougonven AN3-P1
MEC561B Fluid-structure interactions PA - C6B Mécanique 4 Emmanuel de Langre AN3-P2
MEC565 Meteorology and Environment PA - C2B Mécanique 4 Thomas Dubos AN3-P2
MEC583 Projects on Solar and Wind Energy: Resource and Performan... PA - C7 Mécanique UE d'approfondissement. 4 Jordi Badosa,
Riwal Plougonven
AN3-P2
MEC652F Wind Power PA - C8 Mécanique 4 AN3-P1
MEC655B Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Challenges and Observations PA - C8 Mécanique 4 Cyril Crevoisier AN3-P1
MEC655C Introduction to Atmospheric Composition: from Processes t... PA - C3B Mécanique 4 Sylvain Mailler AN3-P1
MEC662 Hydro, Wind and Marine Resources PA - C6 Mécanique 4 Alexandre Stegner AN3-P2
MEC665 Sea States, Wave Propagation, and Ocean Wave Energy PA - C8 Mécanique 4 AN3-P2
MEC666 Climate Change and Energy Transition PA - C8 Mécanique 4 Philippe Drobinski AN3-P2
MIE559 Energy Industry Value Chain PA - C8 Management, Innovation et Entrepreneuriat 4 Jean-Michel Gauthier AN3-P1
MIE564B Technology-based entrepreneurship and new business creation PA - C8 4 Anna Souakri AN3-P2
MIE568 Sustainable development and systemic transition PA - C8 4 Cécile Chamaret AN3-P2
MIE569 Sustainable Strategy and Business Models PA - C3B Management, Innovation et Entrepreneuriat 4 Cécile Chamaret,
Benjamin Lehiany
AN3-P2
MIE609 A Collective Management Project PA - C8 Management, Innovation et Entrepreneuriat 4 Jean-Michel Gauthier AN3-P2
MIE669 Designing Projects and Managing Operations in the Energy ... PA - C8 Management, Innovation et Entrepreneuriat 4 Jean-Michel Gauthier AN3-P1
PHY530 Refresher Course in Physics PA - C8 Physique 0 Alexandre Stegner,
Daniel Suchet
AN3-P1
PHY555 Energy and Environment PA - C6 Physique 4 Mathieu De Naurois,
Michel Gonin
AN3-P1
PHY555T Energy and Environment - Tutorat Tutorat Physique AN3-P1
PHY556 Python for Beginners PA - C8 Tanguy Levent AN3-P1
PHY558A Réacteurs nucléaires PA - C1 Physique 4 Frédéric Damian,
Sylvain David
AN3-P1
PHY558B Physics and Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices PA - C4B Physique 4 Erik Johnson AN3-P1
PHY558BT Physics and Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices - Tutorat Tutorat Physique AN3-P1
PHY559B Power Electrical Engineering for Renewable Energy PA - C3B Physique 4 Yvan Bonnassieux,
Martin Hennebel
AN3-P1
PHY563 Material Science for Energy Conversion and Storage PA - C4B Physique 4 Jean-François Guillemoles AN3-P2
PHY585 Experimental Work in Environmental Physics PA - C7 Physique UE d'approfondissement. 4 Séréna Bastiani-Ceccotti AN3-P2
PHY589 Laboratory Course in Photovoltaics PA - C7 Physique UE d'approfondissement. 4 Pere Roca I Cabarrocas,
Jean-Charles Vanel
AN3-P2
PHY598 Internship for Energy Environment Stages Physique 26 Claude Basdevant,
Yvan Bonnassieux,
Bernard Drévillon
AN3-P3
PHY630 Physics Refresher Course PA - C8 Physique Bernard Drévillon AN3-P1
PHY652B Organic-based materials for the 3rd generation of solar c... PA - C7 Physique 4 Gael Zucchi AN3-P1
PHY657 Modeling the energy and climate transitions PA - C6B Physique 4 Jean-François Guillemoles AN3-P1
PHY661A Thin-Film Photovoltaics (PV II) PA - C3 Physique 4 Pere Roca I Cabarrocas AN3-P2
PHY661B Photovoltaic Technologies in Industry (PV Ind) PA - C8 Physique 4 Erik Johnson AN3-P2
PHY661I Smart Grid for Renewable Energy PA - C8 Physique 4 Jordi Badosa,
Yvan Bonnassieux
AN3-P2
PHY661K Advanced Experimental Smart Grid PA - C8 Physique 4 Jordi Badosa,
Yvan Bonnassieux
AN3-P2
PHY698 Internship for Energy Environment II Stages Physique 30 Claude Basdevant,
Yvan Bonnassieux,
Bernard Drévillon
AN3-P3
SPO501 Sports - 501 Sport Formation humaine, militaire et sportive 2 Renan Cuzon,
François Lésin,
Alexandre Rosinski,
Alain Truong Thang Dang
AN3-SP
SPO502 Sports - 502 Sport Formation humaine, militaire et sportive 2 Renan Cuzon,
François Lésin,
Alexandre Rosinski,
Alain Truong Thang Dang
AN3-P1P2
SPO601 Sports - 601 Sport Formation humaine, militaire et sportive Renan Cuzon,
Alexandre Rosinski,
Alain Truong Thang Dang
SPO602 Sports - 602 Sport Formation humaine, militaire et sportive 2 Renan Cuzon,
François Lésin,
Alexandre Rosinski,
Alain Truong Thang Dang
AN3-P1P2
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