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

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.


Physics - Jun 17
EPFL's Laboratory for Ultrafast Microscopy and Electron Scattering has received a grant from Google to use shaped electron beams in the cutting-edge field of Nuclear Excitation by Electron Capture (NEEC). Dr Fabrizio Carbone's Laboratory for Ultrafast Microscopy and Electron Scattering (LUMES) today announced that Google has funded a 4-year research project in the lab.
Pharmacology - Jun 14

Urolithin A, a metabolite of biomolecules found in pomegranates and other fruits, could help slow certain aging processes.

Physics - Jun 13

The International Atomic Energy Agency has designated EPFL as one of its worldwide Collaborating Centers. On 12 June 2019, EPFL was officially designated as a Collaborating Centre of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the fields of open-source data and code development for nuclear applications.

Life Sciences - Jun 10
Life Sciences

The cholera bacterium uses a grappling hook-like appendage to take up DNA, bind to nutritious surfaces and recognise 'family' members, EPFL scientists have found.

Chemistry - Jun 13

Chemists at EPFL have developed an efficient process for converting carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide, a key ingredient of synthetic fuels and materials.

Health - Jun 11

Researchers at EPFL and the University of Lyon have developed a device for creating cell aggregates in a fully controlled manner.

Music - Jun 6

What makes Beethoven sound like Beethoven? EPFL researchers have completed a first analysis of Beethoven's writing style, applying statistical techniques to unlock recurring patterns.

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