Professor Stéphanie P. Lacour holds the Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Neuroprosthetic Technology at the School of Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. She received her PhD in Electrical Engineering from INSA de Lyon, France, and completed postdoctoral research at Princeton University (USA) and the University of Cambridge (UK).
She joined EPFL in 2011. Her lab focuses on the design and technology for soft bioelectronic interfaces. In January 2017, she was made full professor in Microengineering and Bioengineering at EPFL. She is a co-founding member and current director of EPFL Center for Neuroprosthetics, now located at Campus Biotech in Geneva.
She is the recipient of the 2006 MIT TR35, the 2011 Zonta award, the 2014 WEF Young Scientist, and she was selected as one of the 2015 World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders.