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    Campus Life

    07.09.10 — CAMIPRO Card You are now able to use your CAMIPRO card to charge your electric vehicle in the Green Motion network. The first recharge stations is installed on the EPFL campus next to BC building and the Camupr Roule bike sharing station. Register now on the myCAMIPRO portal. Read the whole article
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    Innovation

    07.09.10 — Civil Engineering Dams are not eternal. Floods and sediments are more dangerous for the dams than earthquakes. The Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory (LCH) provides expert advice to builders all over the world. Read the whole article
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    Education

    07.09.10 — Mediacom The Kingdom of Bahrain’s first National participation at the International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, has been awarded the Golden Lion. The exhibition design was conducted by Prof. Harry Gugger and Leopold Banchini from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). An interview with Professor Gugger.   Read the whole article
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    Epfl

    06.09.10 — CDM | Management of Technology Professor Luisa Lambertini, Chair of International Finance at the College of Management of Technology (CDM), has been awarded a CHF 1’200’000 Sinergia Grant by the Swiss National Science Foundation together with research colleagues Prof. Philippe Bacchetta (University of Lausanne) and Prof. Cédric Tille (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva). Read the whole article
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    Research

    05.09.10 — Mediacom Piloting a wheelchair using only one’s mind—José de R. Millán’s laboratory in the EPFL Neuroprosthetic Center is accomplishing this seemingly impossible task. An artificial intelligence system called “shared control” is being developed to render the brain-machine interface more usable. Read the whole article
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    Innovation

    05.09.10 — Mediacom Researchers from the Robotics Systems Laboratory (LSRO) recently presented a novel miniature robot destined for the inner chambers of power generators. The patented design could save millions in repair costs and was awarded a prize in Japan.       Read the whole article
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    Research

    05.09.10 — Mediacom Biologists have taken cells from the thymus and transformed them into skin cells – a discovery that may have important ramifications for the field of organ regeneration.   Read the whole article
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    Epfl

    05.09.10 — Mediacom The celebrated German film maker and artist Wim Wenders turns the Rolex Learning Center into a futuristic installation at the Biennale of Venice.   Read the whole article
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    Research

    05.09.10 — Mediacom The EPFL’s Laboratory of Astrophysics has, for the first time ever, observed a quasar that is located between the earth and a more distant galaxy. Acting as a gravitational lens, it makes new kinds of observations possible.   Read the whole article
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    Research

    05.09.10 — Mediacom A swarm of flying robots soars into a blazing forest fire. With insect-like precision and agility, the machines land on tree trunks and bound over rough terrain before deploying crucial sensors and tools to track the inferno and its effects. This is a scenario that Mirko Kovac, from EPFL’s Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, thinks may not be so far off. Read the whole article