Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

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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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Environment - Nov 13
Environment
The next generation of ultra high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) has just been created at EPFL. The new material will be used to strengthen bridges and other structures - both new and old.
Materials Science - Nov 12
Materials Science

Chemical engineers at EPFL have developed a new method for atomic layer deposition, a technique commonly used in high-quality microelectronics.

Business - Nov 8

A new research program will combine the specialist knowledge of the Swiss Finance Institute @ EPFL with insights from the School's data scientists and digital trust experts. The financial markets affect pensions, investments and other major life decisions in often unexpected ways.

Innovation - Nov 7

Impresso Labs, a startup based at EPFL's Innovation Park, has developed a professional networking app that contains only verified profiles. It is one of five Swiss startups selected to be showcased at the Web Summit 2019 - and the only one from French-speaking Switzerland.

Environment - Nov 11
Environment

The acidification of the Pacific Ocean in northern Japan is increasing the natural production rate of N2O, an ozone-depleting greenhouse gas.

Computer Science - Nov 8
Computer Science

Researchers at EPFL have developed a novel way of predicting lightning strikes to the nearest 10 to 30 minutes and within a radius of 30 kilometers.

Environment - Nov 6
Environment

The EPFL-WISH Foundation will award this year's Erna Hamburger Prize to German marine biologist Antje Boetius.







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