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    today — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies Prof. Emmanuel Rey of the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) was invited on February 10 to give a lecture within the framework of the Specialized Master "Real Estate, Building, Energy" organized by the Ecole des Ponts (ENPC) in partnership with the Scientific and Technical Centre for Building (CSTB). His talk dealt with the strategies favoring the sustainable urban regeneration of disused railway areas. Read the whole article
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    today — Geodetic Engineering Laboratory The International conference on Sensor Calibration & Orientation (EuroCOW) takes place at Polydome, EPFL between Feb 10-12, 2016. It brings together the world experts, both from public and private sectors, to present and discuss the recent findings and developments in sensor calibration, orientation, navigation and mobile mapping. Read the whole article
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    today — EPFL Publications Infoscience “Experimental investigation of electrical domestic heat pumps equipped with a twin-stage oil-free radial compressor” is the first thesis published under a Creative Commons (CC) License at EPFL. After many years of research, Jean-Baptiste Carré gives access in 2015 to his whole PhD work, under CC BY license and shows the numerous advantages of these licenses for research and researchers. Read the whole article
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    today — NCCR-Robotics Drones learn to follow forest trails in search of lost people A team of Swiss researchers have taught drones how to recognise and follow forest trails all by themselves. This research unlocks application of drones for search and rescue of people lost in wilderness areas. The research has been published on the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters and will be presented in May at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Stockholm. Read the whole article
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    today — Mediacom Using a new computer program, EPFL researchers offer unusual insight into the universe of Star Wars, which includes more than 20,000 characters spread among 640 communities over a period of 36,000 years. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Library The EPFL library organizes the « Beyond Open Access» challenge. Have you already freed contents or softwares under a free license as part of your work or leisure ? Share it with us and the EPFL Library will reward the ten first participants having fulfilled all the participation conditions. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Library “Experimental investigation of electrical domestic heat pumps equipped with a twin-stage oil-free radial compressor” is the first thesis published under a Creative Commons (CC) License at EPFL. After many years of research, Jean-Baptiste Carré gives access in 2015 to his whole PhD work, under CC BY license and shows the numerous advantages of these licenses for research and researchers. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Library Next Spring the "Festival du Film Vert" blossoms! Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory Pierre Amey joins SBER on February 1st, 2016, to work as a computer scientist. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Urban water networks could host micro-hydropower plants to cover their growing energy needs. Now researchers have tested a new strategy to optimally locate turbines without sacrificing the reliability of the network on the city of Lausanne’s drinking water network. Read the whole article