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Physics - Computer Science - 31.08.2021
EPFL launches new Center for Quantum Science and Engineering
EPFL launches new Center for Quantum Science and Engineering
EPFL's new Center for Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE Center) , headed by Prof. Vincenzo Savona, will establish and promote programs for cross-disciplinary research, education and innovation in the fields of quantum science and engineering.

Computer Science - Sport - 30.08.2021
Software that helps us increase our mental strength
Software that helps us increase our mental strength
Which mental state do we need to be in to perform at our best? ETH Pioneer Fellow Marc Bächinger is working with Sarah Meissner to come up with the answer.

Event - Computer Science - 29.08.2021

Environment - Computer Science - 06.08.2021
New high-resolution models merge weather and climate
New high-resolution models merge weather and climate
Torrential rain and flooding have dominated the weather over the past few weeks.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 02.08.2021

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 30.07.2021
How will machine learning change science?
SUMMER SERIES: HOW SCIENCE WORKS - For millennia scientists have manually combed through data in a bid to find meaningful patterns to solve complex problems.

Computer Science - 12.07.2021
Midgard - a paradigm shift in data center technology
Researchers have pioneered an innovative approach to implementing virtual memory in data centers, which will greatly increase server efficiency.

Computer Science - 01.07.2021
’Trustworthy AI requires interdisciplinary collaboration’
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are key technologies for science, business, and society - but how transparent are their decisions?

Computer Science - Physics - 01.07.2021
New research division at PSI points to the future of data
New research division at PSI points to the future of data
The Paul Scherrer Institute, in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne EPFL, is establishing a new research division: Scientific Computing, Theory, and Data.

Computer Science - Agronomy / Food Science - 30.06.2021

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 29.06.2021
Robots for comfort and counsel
Robots for comfort and counsel
From robots that offer solace to algorithms that help judges make fact-based decisions, robotics and machine learning are entering new domains that were once the preserve of humans. Five years ago, while studying in Pennsylvania for a Master's degree in robotics, Alexis E. Block was asked to choose a topic for her thesis.

Computer Science - Campus - 16.06.2021
New Imaging Center Pools the Know-How of Five EPFL Schools
New Imaging Center Pools the Know-How of Five EPFL Schools
EPFL has just opened a new imaging center to serve as a hub for state-of-the-art technology in imaging systems.

Computer Science - Campus - 15.06.2021
Artificial intelligence speeds land-use classification
Artificial intelligence speeds land-use classification
An EPFL Master's student has shown that artificial intelligence can be used to further automate the process of land-use classification in Switzerland, especially for rare and complicated land categories that until now have been classified manually.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 11.06.2021
How ETH students established the first all-female Olympiad in Informatics
How ETH students established the first all-female Olympiad in Informatics
Next week, the first European Girls' Olympiad in Informatics will take place in Zurich. The competition, which will have around 160 participants from 43 countries, is being organised by ETH students, who also came up with the original idea and are the driving force behind the event.

Computer Science - Campus - 10.06.2021

Architecture - Computer Science - 27.05.2021

Computer Science - 19.05.2021

Computer Science - Physics - 17.05.2021

Innovation - Computer Science - 23.04.2021
3D models to explore the future of urban digitization
3D models to explore the future of urban digitization
A multidisciplinary Swiss team explored the future of urban digitization in its theoretical, technical, and legal dimensions by modeling the city of Sion with an innovative ScanVan.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 08.04.2021

Computer Science - 31.03.2021

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 29.03.2021

Computer Science - Administration - 25.03.2021

Computer Science - Environment - 23.03.2021

Computer Science - 17.03.2021
EPFL algorithm in the world's most popular deep learning software
EPFL algorithm in the world's most popular deep learning software
PyTorch is used for countless AI applications ranging from Tesla's Autopilot to Facebook's translation software and its latest version, just launched, features an EPFL communication-efficient training algorithm that even helps the planet.

Computer Science - Health - 01.03.2021

Computer Science - 22.02.2021
"Fantastic research is happening with the help of data analytics"
The Center for Data Analytics at the University of Basel helps researchers make the most of their data using cutting-edge techniques such as deep learning.

Computer Science - Innovation - 22.01.2021
Research at the forefront of next generation 3D printing and digital drawing
The relentless digitalisation of advanced economies makes the future look very bright for R&D in modern digital technologies, especially in the fascinating and vast world of computer graphics and interactive techniques - where USI academics consistently exhibits cutting-edge research.

Computer Science - Environment - 22.01.2021
Vision test for autonomous cars
Vision test for autonomous cars
Cars that autonomously navigate from A to B are expected to be a common sight in a few years from now.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 20.01.2021

Campus - Computer Science - 12.01.2021
EPFL student creates a new language-analysis program
Jonathan Besomi, a Master's student at EPFL, has developed a program called Texthero that lets users generate representations of textual data with just a few lines of code, thereby simplifying the analysis of natural languages.

Physics - Computer Science - 30.12.2020
Our top 10 articles from 2020
Our top 10 articles from 2020
2020 was a year unlike any other. Here at EPFL, COVID-19 upended our plans in the areas of education, research and innovation. And while we will remember this past year for its pandemic-related headlines, our ten most-read news articles once again reflect the wide diversity of science. The fully transparent surgical mask, called HelloMasks , combine transparency, resistance and porosity.

Computer Science - 28.12.2020
Statistics, data science and national data management: three tasks for a forward-looking FSO
Statistical production, data management and data science Statistics, data science and national data management: three tasks for a forward-looking FSO 28.12.2020 - The Federal Statistical

Computer Science - Health - 23.12.2020
Robots that cut, bees that bite
Robots that cut, bees that bite
An extraordinary year is drawing to a close. ETH News takes a look back at the highlights that emerged amidst difficult and unsettling times, at ingenious ideas, fascinating science and solidarity in action during - and despite - the coronavirus pandemic.

Computer Science - Politics - 22.12.2020
Crossing the artificial intelligence thin red line?
EPFL computer science professor tells conference that AI has no legitimate roll in defining, implementing, or enforcing public policy.

Physics - Computer Science - 17.12.2020
Raising the profile of quantum research
Raising the profile of quantum research
Quantum research has long since ceased to be an exclusive domain of physics. The purpose of the new ETH Quantum Center is to ensure ETH Zurich's various competences and activities in this area are networked even more closely and to raise their public profile.

Computer Science - 17.12.2020
Making industrial robots smarter and more versatile
EPFL spin-off Aica has developed AI-based software that makes industrial robots easier to program and more capable of adapting.

Health - Computer Science - 11.12.2020
Augmented reality in surgery
Augmented reality in surgery
A team at Balgrist University Hospital successfully completed the first holographically navigated spine surgery.

Innovation - Computer Science - 10.12.2020
Engineering at the service of humanitarian aid
Engineering at the service of humanitarian aid
The Engineering Humanitarian Aid initiative, officially launched on 10 December 2020, will harness the expertise of Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology to benefit humanitarian aid programs.

Innovation - Computer Science - 10.12.2020
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
The Engineering Humanitarian Aid initiative, officially launched on 10 December 2020, will harness the expertise of Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology to benefit humanitarian aid programs.

Computer Science - Art and Design - 09.12.2020
ETH app brings the Graphische Sammlung's artwork to life
ETH app brings the Graphische Sammlung’s artwork to life
The Graphische Sammlung opened a new exhibition on 9 December. What makes this latest exhibition special is its integration with an augmented reality app for mobile phones and tablets, which allows visitors to interact with the artwork on display.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 02.11.2020
Building artificial neural networks inspired by the brain
Building artificial neural networks inspired by the brain
The requirements of real biological neural networks are modest compared to the complex deep neural networks used in machine learning, which come with substantial memory and energy demands. The Zenke group have developed a new method in machine learning called Neural Tangent Transfer to make a sparse neural network which performs almost as well as densely connected deep neural network on various learning tasks, but at a heavily reduced computing cost.

Computer Science - Environment - 30.10.2020
Computational methods to ease the reuse of construction components
Computational methods to ease the reuse of construction components
Algorithms developed at EPFL can help architects to design building structures that incorporate both new and reused components, thereby lowering their environmental impact.
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