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Astronomy / Space Science - Mathematics - 29.08.2021
New Mathematical Solutions to An Old Problem in Astronomy
The Bernese theoretical astrophysicist Kevin Heng has achieved a rare feat: On paper, he has derived novel solutions to an old mathematical problem needed to calculate light reflections from planets and moons.

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.

Campus - Mathematics - 09.03.2021

Campus - Mathematics - 05.03.2021

Mathematics - 28.08.2020
Infinite fun with the infinite worlds
Infinite fun with the infinite worlds
The fact that there are many different types of infinities is one of the big puzzles in mathematics.

Mathematics - 07.07.2020
Maryna Viazovska, explorer of mathematical dimensions
Maryna Viazovska, explorer of mathematical dimensions
Maryna Viazovska, who holds the Chair of Number Theory at EPFL, has resolved the problem of sphere packing in 8 and 24 dimensions.

Mathematics - 21.04.2020
Matheminecraft: when Mathematics merge with Minecraft
Matheminecraft: when Mathematics merge with Minecraft
Using the famous computer game Minecraft, Mathematicians at EPFL have developed a video game around Eulerian Cycles.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 02.04.2020
Olaf Schenk elected in the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics  has elected Professor Olaf Schenk as a SIAM Fellow in the class of 2020 for his contributions to applied mathematics and extreme-scale High-performance computing (HPC).

Earth Sciences - Mathematics - 01.01.2020

Mathematics - Computer Science - 17.12.2019

Mathematics - Physics - 25.11.2019
The random importance of clouds
The random importance of clouds
Juhan Aru is a new professor in Mathematics at EPFL where he holds the Chair of Random Geometry. His work aims at understanding geometric properties of models where randomness and geometry meet.

Mathematics - 13.11.2019

Mathematics - 02.09.2019

Computer Science - Mathematics - 04.06.2019
EPFL hosts first Swiss edition of youth cryptography competition
EPFL hosts first Swiss edition of youth cryptography competition
On May 28, the EPFL School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC) and Science Outreach Department (SPS) organized the final of the first Swiss edition of the Alkindi Competition, where more than 40 secondary school students from across the country put their code-cracking skills to the test.

Physics - Mathematics - 03.04.2019
ERC Grants for Research at UZH
ERC Grants for Research at UZH
Three researchers at the University of Zurich have received an ERC Advanced Grant. A physicist, a mathematician and a theologian will each receive up to 2.5 million euros from the European Research Council to continue their research.

Economics / Business - Mathematics - 06.02.2019

Computer Science - Mathematics - 04.07.2017
On fast track at ETH
On fast track at ETH
At the age of 29, Professor of Computer Science Mohsen Ghaffari is one of the youngest professors at ETH Zurich.

Life Sciences - Mathematics - 12.06.2017
Hidden patterns of brain activity
In a collaboration led by EPFLâ?'s Blue Brain, scientists discover patterns of brain activity â'' never before observed â?- with the help of mathematics, providing insight into how neurons collectively process information. Brains of healthy rats that are the same age share many features, such as similar numbers and types of neurons present in the six layers of the cortex.

Health - Mathematics - 07.06.2017
Your own virtual heart for non-invasive heart diagnostics
EPFL mathematician Alfio Quarteroni and his team are building a virtual heart model based on personalized medical images that may one day help cardiologists and cardiac surgeons non-invasively diagnose pathological heart conditions.

Mathematics - 06.04.2017
Number theory has no gender
Number theory has no gender
Özlem Imamoglu has been fascinated by the hidden properties of numbers since she was a child. The ETH professor is also committed to helping more women pursue careers in mathematics.

Mathematics - 03.03.2017
Mathematics as key competency
Mathematics as key competency
Data collection and analysis is becoming increasingly important in today's world. This is particularly true for the economic and societal development of poorer nations.

Mathematics - 10.09.2016
Are there decisive answers to undecidable questions?
Unsolvable problems, the nature of the infinite and the question of whether and how mathematics can be definitively substantiated - these issues are the focus of the Bernays Lectures 2016. The speaker for this year's honorary lectures at ETH Zurich is W. Hugh Woodin, Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics at Harvard University.

Mathematics - Event - 30.10.2015
Heinz Hopf Prize for Claire Voisin
Heinz Hopf Prize for Claire Voisin
In the field of research into algebraic geometry, French mathematician Claire Voisin is something of a legend: in recognition of her scientific breakthroughs, the Department of Mathematics at ETH Zurich will be awarding her the Heinz Hopf Prize on 2 November 2015.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 21.10.2015
Using applied mathematics to track down counterfeits
Using applied mathematics to track down counterfeits
At this year's Pauli Lectures, mathematics professor Ingrid Daubechies will offer an insight into her research on wavelets and digital signal processing.

Mathematics - Event - 03.12.2013

Mathematics - Physics - 30.04.2012
Modeling Avalanches:
Modeling Avalanches: "We're still in the kitchen."
Christophe Ancey warns against relying blindly on the output of computational avalanche models to evaluate the safety of alpine areas. Recent events prove him right. Christophe Ancey, head of EPFL's Laboratory for Environmental Hydraulics, is an expert in modeling avalanches and other environmental flows.

Mathematics - Environment - 18.01.2012
Climate and the statistics of extremes
Climate and the statistics of extremes
EPFL mathematicians have shown that the risk of extreme climate events is largely underestimated. They are developing a model for better understanding the impact of climate change.

Mathematics - 10.01.2012
Optimized 3D inkjet printing process of hydrogels.
Optimized 3D inkjet printing process of hydrogels.
Microdrop Printing of Hydrogel Bioinks into 3D Tissue-Like Geometries.

Mathematics - 01.01.2012
New TIP paper accepted
New TIP paper accepted
Scale-invariant features and novel descriptors for omnidirectional images accepted for publications in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. Scale Invariant Features and Polar Descriptors in Omnidirectional Images Zafer Arican and Pascal Frossard We propose a method to compute scale invariant features in omnidirectional images.