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    Sessions are announced - Submit your abstract!

    26.09.13 - Cooperation The 3rd International Conference on Technologies for Development: What is Essential? will take place at EPFL on 4-6 June 2014. The conference will offer a high-level platform to take part in cutting-edge discussions in the field of technologies for development.

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    LIONS @ SODA 2014

    26.09.13 - Laboratory for Information and Inference Systems The paper "Model-based Sketching and Recovery with Expanders" by Bubacarr Bah, Luca Baldassarre and Volkan Cevher has been accepted at the 2014 Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, among the top three conferences in theoretical computer science.

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    "Sustainable is beautiful" awards ceremony

    26.09.13 - Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The awards ceremony of the student competition entitled "Sustainable is beautiful" took place on 23rd September. On this occasion, the jury awarded a mention to the project "SIB" conceived by Ivan Lopes Ferreira and Ahmed Al-Atwi and the first prize to the project "Espace Verre", conceived by Christophe Alhanko and Simon Zangger. Organized by the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) in the framework of the course "Construction and sustainability (CCD), with the support of the Vaud section of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA) and the company Vetropack, this competition has allowed the award winners to develop in detail the conceptual vision and to realize it during the summer holidays.

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    Self-assembly of micro-capsules for liquid encapsulation and release

    26.09.13 - Microsystems Laboratory Congratulations to Loic Jacot-Descombes and co-authors for their paper on "Fluid-mediated parallel self-assembly of polymeric micro-capsules for liquid encapsulation and release" published in Soft Matter. (Link)

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    Venture 2014 is back!

    25.09.13 - Innovation and Technology Transfer Do you have an innovative and compelling business idea, but need help developing it? Then that help may be just around the corner. »venture», the Swiss-wide business plan competition, is back – and we’re once again looking for budding young entrepreneurs with ground-breaking ideas that are ready to take off! Kick-off meeting in Lausanne on October 1st, 7:30pm Auditorium EL A1

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    Sniffing out fake perfumes

    25.09.13 - Mediacom Scientists at EPFL have designed a quick method for detecting counterfeit perfumes, and have tested it on major brands like Givenchy, Hermes and D&G.

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    Lighting for humans showcased through The Photon Project in London

    24.09.13 - Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design The Photon Project is a four year study into the biological effects of light on human beings and the development of healthy living solutions for all types of buildings. Current research from the LIPID laboratory at EPFL on health, comfort and perceptual aspects of lighting in buildings was presented during a dedicated symposium, organized as part of the London Design Festival and involving professionals and researchers from Europe and the US.

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    "Best Presentation Award" at GNSS+ 2013

    24.09.13 - Geodetic Engineering Laboratory "Best Presentation Award" was received at GNSS+ 2013, the annual meeting of the Institute of Navigation held in Nashville, Tennessee Sep. 16-20, 2013 for the paper entitled "An algorithm for automatic inertial sensor calibration".

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    Nikolas Geroliminis awarded an ERC grant to unravel urban traffic

    23.09.13 - ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Real-time traffic models could become feasible by zooming out and studying traffic at the city scale. This should pave the way to smarter traffic management schemes.

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    Development impact of Indian skilled migration

    23.09.13 - Cooperation The project team explains the context of Indian skilled migration and its development impact.

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