Patrick Aebischer – President of EPFL – Receives Honorary Degree from KAIST

Patrick Aebischer, the President of the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland received honorary degree from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and gave a speech at the 2016 commencement address accepting his honorary degree.

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Source: EPFL Alumni Page

President Aebischer received his degrees from University of Geneva (MD; 1980) and University of Fribourg (Dr.Med.; 1983) of Switzerland. He has been leading EPFL as one of the top institutions worldwide.

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He also has an outstanding background as a founder of three different start-ups.

He is also currently on the boards of Nestle Health Science since 2011 and Lonza Group since 2008.

To download Patrick Aebischer’s honorary doctorate acceptance speech, click here.