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    04.11.15 — Prizes and awards Special distinction from the selection committee to Bastien Dalla Piazza for his thesis "Theories of Experimentally Observed Excitation Spectra of Square Lattice Antiferromagnets". Thesis n° 6090 (2014). Thesis directors: Prof. H. M. Rønnow, Dr D. Ivanov Read the whole article
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    04.11.15 — Prizes and awards Special distinction from the selection committee to Julian Burschka for his thesis "High performance solid-state mesoscopic solar cells". Thesis n° 6006 (2013). Thesis director: Prof. M. Graetzel Read the whole article
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    03.11.15 — Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design The 31st International PLEA Conference held in Bologna (Italy) on September 9th to 11th, 2015 gathered over 350 researchers and professionals from 40 countries in the field of passive and low-energy architecture. The LIPID Lab was represented by PhD students Emilie Nault, Giuseppe Peronato and Parag Rastogi, who presented two papers based on their ongoing research. Read the whole article
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    03.11.15 — Risk Analytics and Optimization Chair Phebe Vayanos, a former PhD Student of Prof. Daniel Kuhn has been appointed Professor at the University of Southern California. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — SB | Basic Sciences EPFL scientists have determined the mechanism of a hydrogenase enzyme that can be used for hydrogen processing. The work can potentially improve future hydrogen-energy technologies like fuel cells and hydrogenation plants. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — Research Office Requests for ethical clearance of research projects involving humans can be submitted electronically to the Swiss Ethics Committees as of 2 November 2015. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — SV | Life Sciences EPFL scientists have discovered that the cholera bacterium can hitchhike aquatic amoebas, which might allow it to bypass threats in the surrounding water as well as the human stomach. The finding could have major implications for cholera transmission to humans. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — Technology and Operations Management The article entitled "Dynamic Product Portfolio Management with Life Cycle Considerations" has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Production Economics. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — Swiss Space Center Enthusiastic robot-developing students from OS Progymatte Thun visited the Swiss Space Center to learn more about robots for space and get an insight into research and atmosphere at EPFL. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — Chaire Gaz Naturel On October 26th, 2015, EPFL organized its first edition of «My thesis in 180 seconds». Dimitrios Terzis, PhD student in the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics, was among the 14 finalists for this first ever EPFL edition. The goal? To popularize his PhD thesis and explain it, in a clear, concise and compelling manner Read the whole article