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    13.02.15 — Power Electronics Laboratory Power electronic converters are present in all devices that we use; from our mobile phones to large cargo ships traversing the oceans. Nowadays without them, the electrical energy would be unusable. They allow us to exploit renewable energy resources, integrate them into the power system and adapt to the needs of end users. Read the whole article
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    13.02.15 — Teaching Support Center A series of short video clips has been developed to support EPFL students in learning to work in and manage project teams. Read the whole article
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    13.02.15 — Mediacom Scientists at EPFL have developed a new lab-on-a-chip technique to analyze single cells from entire population. The new method, which uses beads and microfluidics can change the way we study mixed populations of cells, such as those of tumors. Read the whole article
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    12.02.15 — Mediacom The UNIL-EPFL Centre sport et santé (CSS), the CHUV and the Zoé4life association are teaming up. They launched a programme for the benefit of children with cancer. Read the whole article
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    12.02.15 — Research Office The "Fondation Latsis Internationale", a charitable organisation, was established in 1975 by the Greek family Latsis in Geneva. The Foundation currently awards four University Prizes, worth CHF 25,000 each, as well as a National and a European Latsis Prize of CHF 100,000 each. The "Fondation Latsis Internationale" Prize is awarded by the EPFL Research Commission on behalf of the Latsis Foundation. The purpose of the "Fondation Latsis Internationale" award is to distinguish scientific work of particular excellence from all EPFL research areas. The Prize is primarily meant to recognise postgraduate scientific contributions made independently by junior scientists at EPFL. On rare occasions it may also honour outstanding doctoral theses of high scientific impact. Read the whole article
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    11.02.15 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory EPFL ranked at the 12th position among the top 100 for engineering and technology in 2014-2015 Read the whole article
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    11.02.15 — Immersive Interaction Research Group Unleashing the creative power of graphic designer through 2D stroke analysis with the CTI WALT project Read the whole article
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    11.02.15 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies Prof. Emmanuel Rey of the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) was invited on February 11 to give a lecture within the framework of the Specialized Master "Real Estate, Building, Energy" organized by the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (ENPC) in scientific partnership with the Scientific and Technical Centre for Building (CSTB). His talk dealt with the strategies favoring the integration of sustainability at neighborhood scale. Read the whole article
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    11.02.15 — Information Systems Good news: the EPFL wifi network is now available in the restaurant and shopping area Les Arcades, in the EPFL Quartier Nord. Read the whole article
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    11.02.15 — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering EPFL researchers use numerical simulations to unravel the coupled effects of hydrological, thermal, and mechanical forces that would play out deep below the earth in the heart of long-term nuclear waste repositories. Read the whole article