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    today — Mediacom Cargo ships are among the leading sources of pollution on the planet. Starting in 2020, however, stricter sulfur emission standards will take effect. A low-cost solution for reaching the new targets may come from an EPFL start-up, which is developing a nanostructured filter for use in a ship’s exhaust stacks. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Laboratory of Ultrafast Spectroscopy Inauguration of the Lausanne Center for Utrafast Science, Friday June 3rd 2016 - Forum Rolex Read the whole article
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    Education

    yesterday — Institute of Digital Humanities Prof. Dominique Boullier Director of the SocialMediaLab and affiliated to the Institute of Digital Humanities at EPFL has published his new book "Sociologie du Nomerique". Read the whole article
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    yesterday — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Shadi Sharif Azadeh, a postdoc at ENAC’s Transport and Mobility Laboratory, has received a Marie Curie Postdoctoral fellowship for her project entitled: A new approach to transportation demand modeling using aggregated data. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory In case of strong earthquake combined with a flood, what are the consequences for a so-called infrastructure "critical", such as a dam? Scientists are considering the worst to better prevent any risks. They participate in a large European research project called STREST. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — EPFL Publications Infoscience The EPFL Library is the main partner in the organisation of the conference “Opendata.ch/2016”, next June 14th in Lausanne. This event will bring together national and international actors in government, research, civil society and private sectors, and provide through the morning plenary session a wide overview on the main open data issues. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Transportation and Mobility Laboratory Shadi Sharif Azadeh, postdoc at the Transport and Mobility Laboratory (ENAC) has received a fellowship from the EPFL Fellows international postdoctoral fellowship programme co-funded by Marie Curie. Her project is entitled: New approach to transportation demand modeling using aggregated data Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Brain Mind Institute Prof. Henry Markram, Head of the Neural Microcircuitry Laboratory and Frontiers’ Editor-in-chief and co-founder was honored with the Bell Labs Shannon Visionary Award at the Bell Labs Shannon Conference on the Future of the Information Age on April 28. The award recognizes global luminaries and visionaries for their work and contributions in advancing research.  Read the whole article
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    Education

    02.05.16 — Architecture Architectonic space engages several aspects of embodiment. While embodiment is a well-studied phenomenon in cognitive neuroscience, little is known about the impact of architecture on human behavior and self-consciousness. Here, we propose a symposium that promotes empirical scientific methods for architecture, studying the subjective experience of the body in space modulated by the facets of the environment. Read the whole article
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    02.05.16 — Library The referencing of master projects of the Architecture Section (SAR) has been completed and updated in Infoscience, the EPFL institutional repository. Read the whole article