Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
Station 1, 1015 Lausanne
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL  
Location: Lausanne
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat
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EPFL is one of the two federal technical schools (university) in Switzerland. Like the ETH in Zurich, it has three missions: education of students, scientific research and technology transfer. EPFL is located near Lausanne on the shores of the Lake Geneva. It has a campus of more than 10,000 people. The school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and work in science, technology and architecture.

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Health - Aug 23
Health
Researchers from EPFL and the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands have developed an extremely fast optical method for sculpting complex shapes in stem-cell-laden hydrogels and then vascularizing the resulting tissue. Their groundbreaking technique stands to change the field of tissue engineering.
Computer Science - Aug 23
Computer Science

During the 2018-2019 school year, teaching staff from ten pilot schools learned how to teach computer science and computational thinking to pupils aged 4-8 years, with a strong focus on unplugged activities.

Environment - Aug 20
Environment

Under a pilot project being spearheaded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), a team of experts - including civil and environmental engineers from EPFL - are studying methods to help protect a region of the Andes Mountains threatened by glacial retreat.

Life Sciences - Aug 19
Life Sciences

Scientists have demonstrated how chronic liver diseases cause molecular changes in the brain. They carried out their research using the 9.4 Tesla high-magnetic-field MRI machine at the Center for Biomedical Imaging (CIBM) at EPFL.

Life Sciences - Aug 22
Life Sciences

How does the brain find order amidst a sea of noise and chaos' Researchers at the EPFL Blue Brain Project have found the answer to this long-standing question by using advanced simulation techniques to investigate the way neurons talk to each other while submerged in a sea of noise and chaos.

Life Sciences - Aug 19
Life Sciences

EPFL scientists are investigating new ways to provide visual signals to the blind by directly stimulating the optic nerve.

Computer Science - Aug 14
Computer Science

Scientists at EPFL have developed a tiny pump that could play a big role in the development of autonomous soft robots, lightweight exoskeletons and smart clothing.







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