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    23.05.16 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory SBER at conferences this summer: at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Freshwater Society in Sacramento, at the ASLO Meeting in Santa Fe, at the ASM Meeting in Boston, at the Biofilms 7 Meeting in Porto and at the Swiss Society of Microbiology in Bern. Read the whole article
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    23.05.16 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory The importance of fluid flow in the world of microbes: From the transport of bacteria to the formation of biofilms. Dr. Roberto Rusconi's talk on Wednesday June 1st, 2016 at 16h00 at EPFL, room BS170. Read the whole article
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    23.05.16 — Mediacom EPFL spin-off Gamaya has just raised 3.2 million francs for its agricultural drone system. The system combines a miniature hyperspectral camera and artificial intelligence to give farmers very precise information on the health of their crops. It can also be used to ensure fertilizer, pesticides and other treatments are used sparingly. Read the whole article
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    23.05.16 — Prizes and awards CSEM and EPFL wish to congratulate Professor Christophe Ballif, the winner of the 2016 Becquerel Prize. This award was created by the European Commission to recognize outstanding contributions by an individual to the development of solar power. Winning one of the world’s two most prestigious awards in this field is a crowning achievement for Ballif, who has devoted 20 years to harnessing the sun’s energy. Read the whole article
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    20.05.16 — Mediacom The first Swiss Cyber Risk Research Conference, being held today at EPFL, brings together Swiss and international IT security specialists. EPFL researcher Bryan Ford explains the challenges they face. Read the whole article
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    19.05.16 — IC in the news The Hebdo magazine interviewed future EPFL President and IC Professor Martin Vetterli concerning the digital transition in Switzerland. Martin Vetterli highlighted that the success of the digital transformation in Switzerland would have to entail an emphasis on education in computer science, the adoption of framework conditions promoting innovation and more risk-taking in investments. Read the full article here. Read the whole article
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    19.05.16 — Transportation Center Le 1er juin, le tunnel de base du Gothard sera officiellement inauguré en grande pompe. Suivra un week-end de festivités populaires au cours duquel l’EPFL présentera quelques-unes des recherches menées dans le domaine de la mobilité et des transports du futur. Read the whole article
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    19.05.16 — CDM | Management of Technology Prof. Semyon Malamud, from the SFI@EPFL, received a Lamfalussy Fellowship from the European Central Bank aimed at promising young economists in academia, central banks and research institutions. The Lamfalussy Fellows program aims to promote high-quality, policy-relevant research on the structure, integration and performance of the European financial system and links with other financial systems. Read the whole article
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    19.05.16 — IC in the news One of Professor Pascal Fua's (Computer Vision Laboratory) projects was shown on the RTS's - 19h30 program with a reference to equestrian sport. His project PlayfulVision was used to demonstrate and analyse the trajectory of the horses during a sporting event in Geneva. Should you wish to find out more about the project - please refer to the PlayfulVision website. Read the whole article
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    19.05.16 — Chair in Operations, Economics and Strategy In “Product Pricing in a Peer-to-Peer Economy,” to appear later this year in the Journal of Management Information Systems, Prof. Thomas Weber discusses the impact of sharing on the prices of new products and on the well-being of firms and consumers in the economy. Read the whole article