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Education

22.12.13 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory CEO of BG and Professor at EPFL, Laurent Vulliet has been appointed to the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). The graduation will be held in Neuchâtel on May 15th, 2014. Read the whole article
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21.12.13 — Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship This year, the IML has awarded 25 Executive Masters Executifs in Global Supply Chain and 8 CAS (Certificate of Advanced Studies), representing 18 nationalities. Read the whole article
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20.12.13 — Swiss Space Center The GAIA satellite was launched yesterday. Placed on one of Earth’s outermost orbits, it will survey more than one billion stars in our galactic neighborhood and help us know more about the Universe. Federico Belloni and Christophe Paccolat, scientific assistants at the Swiss Space Center, explain why this mission is exceptional. Read the whole article
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20.12.13 — Mediacom Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard put his mental and physiological limits to the test during a 72 hour simulated flight across the Atlantic Ocean which ended today. EPFL scientists monitored his mental states and cardiac rhythm throughout the flight. Read the whole article
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20.12.13 — Swiss Space Center The Chinese probe Chang’e-3 landed on the Moon on Saturday. The chief commander of this mission is an EPFL alumni. Read the whole article
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20.12.13 — Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship The first Deloitte OES Prize for the best student project in Prof. Weber’s graduate course “Operations: Economics and Strategy” was awarded to Dimitri Cordenier and Alexis Dubil Read the whole article
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19.12.13 — IEEE Student Branch The EPFL IEEE Student Branch successfully organized the local Student Paper Contest. Five students submitted their papers, which were rigorously reviewed. The best paper has been already submitted as the official entry from EPFL to the IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest 2014. Read the whole article
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19.12.13 — Environmental Chemistry Modeling Laboratory "Peter Tentscher finds surprisingly strong interactions between radical molecules and water" Read the whole article
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19.12.13 — Environmental Microbiology Lab Reduced uranium was found to be mobile in a natural wetland. Read the whole article
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19.12.13 — Mediacom EPFL researchers studying a natural wetland near a decommissioned uranium mine in Limousin, France, have shown that under certain circumstances the uranium present in the wetland could be more mobile than previously believed. Read the whole article