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Civil Engineering - 21.12.2017
A bench out of glass that's as resistant as steel
A bench out of glass that's as resistant as steel
A PhD student in civil engineering at EPFL and a recent architecture graduate joined forces to make a bench out of exceptionally resistant glass.

Civil Engineering - 16.10.2017

Civil Engineering - Environment - 16.06.2017
A tram to revitalize downtown Neuchâtel
A tram to revitalize downtown Neuchâtel
Downtown areas of mid-sized cities are facing a growing challenge in maintaining their appeal. Taking Neuchâtel as an example, EPFL researchers have identified concrete steps these cities can take to make sure their downtown area remains attractive for years to come.

Civil Engineering - Materials Science - 09.05.2017
EPFL to participate in a concrete canoe race for the first time
EPFL to participate in a concrete canoe race for the first time
This semester, eight civil engineering students at EPFL will take part in a slightly off-the-wall challenge: they are building a reinforced-concrete canoe that they will then race in a university regatta in Germany.

Civil Engineering - 18.04.2012
LASIG and street networks evolution in the Scientific American
LASIG and street networks evolution in the Scientific American
Emanuele Strano, a doctoral candidate at LASIG, authored a study published in Nature's Scientific Reports to examine how a group of Italian villages evolved into suburbs outside Milan today. Such a study may eventually help urban planners optimize future developments. The magazine " Scientific American " devoted a popularization article to this study.

Civil Engineering - 22.09.2011
The mobility of the canton's
The mobility of the canton's "second city" under the microscope
No less than 25000 people travel between the University of Lausanne and EPFL in the week, making the two campuses the canton's second largest city in the daytime.