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28.11.13 — Prizes and awards Tobias Kippenberg has received the 2013 International Commission for Optics (ICO) prize, an important international award presented each year to an outstanding researcher under the age of 40 in the field of optics. Read the whole article
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27.11.13 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies David Pascal Müller's Master Project, carried out at the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST), has been honored by the 2013 Durabilis Award. This distinction, awarded jointly by the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), rewards students' projects presenting an exemplary approach of sustainable issues. As part of a research for alternatives to urban sprawl, the approach focused on the design of a new type of Alpine bioclimatic habitat and its application in a proposed new district in Château d'Oex (Switzerland). Read the whole article
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27.11.13 — IT Services DIT Last issue Read the whole article
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27.11.13 — IC - Prizes & Awards Michele Catasta and Jean-Eudes Ranvier (with Prof. Karl Aberer and co-authors), who are PhD students at the Distributed Information Systems Laboratory (LSIR), received 3rd prize at the Semantic Web Challenge 2013 for building software systems concerning browser history. The competition is open to large companies and thus harder for universities given their limited developer resources. The researchers share the podium with BBC and IBM. Read the whole article
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27.11.13 — EPFL Publications Infoscience October 1, 2013, the Center for Research in Plasma Physics uploaded the 100,000th Infoscience publication in the EPFL institutional repository! Moreover, for the past few weeks, each researcher can access a personal page, "My Profile", which allows to see for example his most downloaded publications. Read the whole article
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27.11.13 — Mediacom How cities will grow in the future depends on fundamental laws, which have been uncovered by EPFL researchers. Read the whole article
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26.11.13 — EssentialTech The EssentialTech Team of CODEV was present at the 2nd Global Forum on Medical Devices, organized by the World Health Organization in Geneva on Nov 22 to 24th. Read the whole article
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26.11.13 — Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory Martin Joly, Andreas Schüler and co-authors of the EPFL Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory have received the Solar Energy Journal Best Paper Award 2012-2013 in Collector Technology for their paper entitled "Novel black selective coating for tubular solar absorbers based on a sol-gel method". Read the whole article
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25.11.13 — Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship Prof. Matthias Finger has published a new article entitled "A strategic energy technology policy towards 2050: no-regret strategies for European technology push" in the International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy. Read the whole article
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25.11.13 — Softrobotics Ludovic Daler received an award for the 2nd best student paper at IROS 2013. Read the whole article