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    23.06.16 — Mediacom Driverless vehicles will be tested on public roads – a first for Switzerland – starting today. EPFL is the research partner on the project. Read the whole article
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    23.06.16 — CDM | Management of Technology The CDM has released its main Facts & figures for the year 2015, including organizational chart, focal areas, list of Faculty members, CDM in rankings, personnal by category, education, expenditures and publication list. Read the whole article
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    22.06.16 — NCCR-Synapsy The autism spectrum disorders are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental disorders whose main characteristic alterations in social communication, restricted interests and repetitive behaviors. Read the whole article
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    22.06.16 — Mediacom Five robots developed by EPFL students faced off in the school's traditional robot competition. Their mission: to collect recyclable plastic bottles while dodging obstacles, and then deliver them to a collection point. The event, in its fifth year, was won by "Baby", a robot equipped with a cannon to shoot the bottles into the air. Read the whole article
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    22.06.16 — Chair of Innovation and IP Policy Prof. de Rassenfosse has just published an article in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, a highly regarded journal in the field, entitled "Venture Debt Financing: Determinants of the Lending Decision". Read the whole article
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    21.06.16 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The international conference "Sustainable Built Environment 2016" took place in Zurich from June 13 to June 17, under the title «Expanding Boundaries : Systems Thinking in the Built Environment». On that occasion, the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) presented four papers on its research on integration of sustainability criteria in the urban and architectural project. This event provided an interesting exchange platform to promote efforts to apprehend the built environment as a system. The poster entitled "Towards integrated design strategies for implementing BIPV systems into the urban renewal processes: First case study in Neuchatel, Switzerland" presented by Sergi Aguacil, Sophie Lufkin and Emmanuel Rey, also received the "Best Poster Award" of the conference. Read the whole article
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    21.06.16 — Risk Analytics and Optimization Chair Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani, currently postdoc with Prof. Daniel Kuhn, has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in Systems and Control at the Delft University of Technology. Read the whole article
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    21.06.16 — Swiss Plasma Center Ivo Furno has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society. Read the whole article
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    21.06.16 — Microsystems Laboratory Congratulations to Dr. Xiaosheng Zhang who gave an invited talk on "Self-Powered Smart Skin” at NGPT2016 Read the whole article
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    20.06.16 — Library The “Atlas of Switzerland” and the “Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland” are now available in digital format with 3D visualisations. Their development represents a global innovation on the part of Swiss cartography. The new atlases allow users to combine various spatial data sources and visualise them in a clear, accessible way. Read the whole article