Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

Station 1, 1015 Lausanne
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL   link
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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Architecture - Apr 1
Architecture
The global lockdown caused by the coronavirus has brought the shortcomings and social inequality inherent in modern housing into stark relief. This presents architects with an opportunity to learn some important lessons for their future work.
Health - Mar 31
Health

An EPFL professor of Microbiology, Melanie Blokesch reminds us why we need to take infectious diseases more seriously - and be better prepared for future outbreaks.

Health - Mar 27
Health

EPFL researchers have developed a device that can zoom in on previously invisible cells at the back of the eye.

Physics - Mar 25
Physics

Researchers at EPFL have developed a nanodevice that operates more than 10 times faster than today's fastest transistors, and about 100 times faster than the transistors you have on your computers.

Health - Mar 30
Health

Jacques Fellay, a professor at EPFL's School of Life Sciences, talks about mutations of the novel coronavirus, variants in the human genome, and how they might affect the current pandemic.

Health - Mar 26
Health

Francesco Stellacci, a professor in EPFL's School of Engineering, discusses his research in the field of nanomedicine and how it could help us get past the coronavirus crisis.

Business - Mar 24

Jean-Pierre Danthine, an EPFL professor and the managing director of the Enterprise for Society Center ( E4S ), discusses the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis in Switzerland and worldwide, and argues that the future depends on government policy responses.







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