The Section


The Physics Section awards the following prizes:

Ch.-E. Guye Prize Rewards the best physics bachelor’s degree in physics every year (CHF 1,500)
J. Wurth 1 Prize Rewards the best master’s project in physics every year (CHF 2,000)
J. Wurth 2 Prize Rewards the best physics thesis every year (CHF 2,500) 
Vacheron Constantin Prize  rewards the best work carried out during the year in astronomy, physics or mathematics (wristwatch)

The decisions are made in October-November every year.

In 2016-2017 the prizes were awarded to

Ch.-E. Guye Prize J. Wurth 1 Prize J. Wurth 2 Prize
Bastien Lapierre Chloé Béguin Nicolas Berti

Random Boolean Networks as a toy 

model for the brain 



Champ fort et rétro-propagation en 

filamentation Laser