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    Edar doctoral school among the most relevant European PhD Programmes

    15.04.13 - Architecture and Sciences of the City Architecture and Sciences of the City (Edar) doctoral programme is selected among the most relevant European PhD Programmes by Planum, the journal of Urbanism. 

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    New Interdisciplinary Minor IDEAS

    12.04.13 - Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The interdisciplinary Minor in Integrated design, Architecture and Sustainability (IDEAS) aims at reinforcing and valorizing the integration of sustainability issues into the Master Cycle of the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC). This new offer, initiated jointly by the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design (LIPID) and the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST), will start as from next fall semester 2013-2014.

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    Ricardo Hurtubia appointed Assistant Professor at University of Chile

    12.04.13 - Transportation and Mobility Laboratory Ricardo Hurtubia, who graduated from the Transport and Mobility Laboratory in November 2012 has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Urbanism Department at the University of Chile.

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    ALMA: Looking at the birth of the universe

    12.04.13 - SB | Basic Sciences Built five kilometers high on the Chajnantor plateau in the Andes, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) was inaugurated on March 13, 2013. Representing EPFL’s longstanding collaboration with the organizing institutes, Professor Georges Meylan attended the ceremony in Chile. Meanwhile, EPFL astrophysicists are preparing to join their colleagues on the site to study the birth of planets, stars and galaxies, reaching all the way back to the origin of the universe.

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    "Tapping into the vast potential of satellites"

    12.04.13 - Mediacom Satellites can be used in many applications, such as identifying micromovements in a dam, managing a fleet of vehicles, and monitoring logging operations in a protected forest or a coffee plantation. Helping Swiss companies and communities make better use of space technology is the mission of José Achache, the European Space Agency’s EPFL-based Ambassador.

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    Prof. Rachid Guerraoui received a Google Focused Award

    11.04.13 - IC - Prizes & Awards Professor Rachid Guerraoui was one of only two laureates of the prestigious Google Focused Award in Europe in 2013.

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    30 hours non-stop of coding?

    10.04.13 - IC | Computer and Communication Sciences Have you ever heard of Hackathons? Not yet an Olympic sport, they are nevertheless a mental and physical strain! Gather together dozens of programmers, order food, and code all day and all night long. Students from the School of Computer and Communication Sciences and Facebook engineers organized such an event on the EPFL campus. Let’s walk back through these 30 hours of hard work.

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    Glass-blowers at a nano scale

    10.04.13 - Mediacom EPFL researchers are using the electrical properties of a scanning electron microscope to change the size of glass capillary tubes. Their method has already been patented as it could pave the way to many novel applications.

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    The Bachelor / Master exam timetable for the summer session

    09.04.13 - Students Portal is now available on IS-Academia ...

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    Living Shell - Densify by roof raising

    09.04.13 - Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies With the support of the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI), the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) will go ahead with research in matters of sustainable construction. Entitled LIVING SHELL, this new research project is developed in collaboration with the Competence Centre for Typology and Planning in Architecture (CCTP) of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU), as well as with many private and public partners. The main objective is notably to develop a new light construction system specifically adapted to the raising of building roofs.

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