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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Business - Dec 13
Nexthink, an EPFL spin-off that leads the market in software for managing employees' digital experience, has just completed an $85 million fundraising round. The proceeds will be used to fuel the company's international expansion - particularly in key markets like the US.
Architecture - Dec 13

Throughout his 50-year-long career, architect Mario Botta has seen his profession undergo profound change, from the introduction of modern styles to the advent of post-modernism.

Life Sciences - Dec 11

EPFL researchers have developed a method to observe the electrical activity of neurons by analyzing the behavior of surrounding water molecules.

Computer Science - Dec 7
Computer Science

A new EU regulation that went into effect in May has prompted consumers to pay more attention to how websites use the personal data they collect.

Microtechnics - Dec 12
Microtechnics

A research team from the University of Zurich and EPFL have developed a new drone that can retract its propeller arms in flight and make itself small to fit through narrow gaps and holes.

Transport - Dec 10

For his thesis, EPFL PhD student Raphaël Lamotte studied rush-hour traffic congestion.

Careers - Dec 7
Careers

Maurice Cosandey, EPFL's founder and its president from 1963 to 1978, died on Tuesday in his 101st year.







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