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    Pramod Rastogi Laureate of the Prestigious SPIE Dennis Gabor Award

    10.04.14 - ENAC Pramod Rastogi has been named the 2014 recipient of the SPIE Dennis Gabor Award. The Dennis Gabor award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in diffractive wavefront technologies, especially those, which further the development of holography and metrology applications.

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    EPFL Middle East bring academic educational roaming to the UAE

    09.04.14 - Information Systems A joint initiative by EPFL Middle East and Ankabut brings Eduroam, the world's leading educational roaming service, to the UAE - An important step forward fostering academic collaboration in the country and across its borders.

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    Toward new tests of quantum mechanics at macroscopic scale

    09.04.14 - SB Scientists at the University of Geneva (UniGe) and at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) propose a scheme to probe non-classical states of macroscopic systems.

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    LQM levitates at the opening of SwissTech convention center

    09.04.14 - Laboratory for Quantum Magnetism The opening of the SwissTech Convention center at the EPFL campus site was celebrated with a public robotic festival in the weekend 5-6th of April.

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    Online training on research ethics

    09.04.14 - Research-Office Thanks to the Research Office, all EPFL researchers and students on the campus of Lausanne* can now access online training on ethics-related topics for free. This training is available at the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program.

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    New EPFL policy on Conflicts of Interest applicable to U.S. grants

    09.04.14 - Research-Office The EPFL Direction has adopted a new EPFL policy on conflicts of interest in Public Health Service-funded research. The policy contains specific rules on the declaration of financial interests in research projects funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Susan G. Komen (among others).

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    New Models for Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines

    09.04.14 - ENAC Researchers from ENAC's WIRE Lab have developed computer models of vertical-axis wind turbines that could help increase the output of wind farms.

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    Education Office Newsletter - April 2014

    09.04.14 - Direction of Education The outcome of the vote on 9 February has deeply worried our students. The EPFL Direction and DAF services pooled their resources to provide them with support and consistent information about the future of Erasmus agreements. The Direction continues to strive to mitigate adverse effects and preserve benefits for our students. Despite this, DAF continues to deal with current business in order to offer the best possible services to the EPFL community. The Education Office brings you some news of this winter and wishes you all a bright spring and happy Easter! Happy reading! Albertine Kolendowska

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    Bolo Museum Virtual Tour

    09.04.14 - IC Want to visit the Bolo Museum, but a trip to Lausanne (Switzerland) is not on the cards? You can be there in a few clicks. A virtual tour now allows you to visit the Programmed Disappearance exhibition. You will also see many old computers in operation.

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    Trapping photons: a model for containing light

    09.04.14 - Mediacom The first model for capturing and condensing light under realistic conditions has been realized by a student at EPFL, and published in Physical Review A.

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