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    15.05.15 — Mediacom Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible with advanced electronics, this technology boasts exceptional accuracy – enough to manufacture mobile sensors that monitor health. Read the whole article
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    15.05.15 — Laboratory of Sustainable and Catalytic Processing Jessica obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Molecular & Biological Chemistry at EPFL, where she carried out her master project under the supervision of Prof. Vanicek (LCPT). She is joining the lab to pursue PhD studies. Welcome Jessica! Read the whole article
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    14.05.15 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies On the occasion of the presentation of the future RTS building on the campus of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, on May 12, the radio program "CQFD" on "RTS La Première" took place in live from Archizoom. Prof. Marilyne Andersen, Dean of the ENAC Faculty, Prof. Emmanuel Rey, Director of the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) and Thomas Jusselme, eco-design engineer in the Smart Living Lab group, were invited to explain the main issues related to the integration of sustainability in architecture. Read the whole article
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    14.05.15 — Swiss Finance Institute The joint prize committee of INQUIRE UK and INQUIRE Europe has awarded Prof. Malamud the 2015 INQUIRE JOINT SEMINAR prize for his presentation on 17th March 2015 at Inquire Coombe Abbey seminar of his paper on Portfolio Selection with Options. Read the whole article
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    13.05.15 — Chair of Timber Construction For the presentation of the future building of the RTS on the campus of the EPFL, "CQFD" (La Première) interviewed several teachers and employees of EPFL about sustainable architecture, including Professor Yves Weinand. Read the whole article
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    13.05.15 — Research Office On September 23rd 2015 the SNSF will welcome advanced researchers from all over Switzerland to its head office in Berne. Read the whole article
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    13.05.15 — Mediacom Models of the future “RTS Campus”, which will house Radio Télévision Suisse beside the Rolex Learning Center, have been on display in the lobby of the SG building since 12 May. We interviewed architects Kersten Geers (also an associate professor at EPFL) and David Van Severen, from the Belgian architecture firm OFFICE. Read the whole article
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    13.05.15 — CDM | Management of Technology Balancing conflicting interests can make risk management a challenge for organisations. Damir Filipovic and Mathieu Cambou show how external views on risk scenarios can be combined, and then used to fine tune internal risk models, providing a better perspective on risk. Read the whole article
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    11.05.15 — Cooperation The possibility to carry out applied research that has a positive impact on sustainable development and to encourage capacity development in the concerned countries inspires researchers to engage in North-South scientific cooperation. Read the whole article
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    11.05.15 — Research Office Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis and collaborative research projects Read the whole article