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    A faculty promotion and a new assistant professor - PATT

    today - SB | Basic Sciences At its September session the ETH Board nominated two professors at the School of Basic Sciences. Professor Clémence Corminboeuf have been promoted to Associate Professor from the 1st of October 2014 and Dr. Wendy Queen has been appointed Tenure Track Assistant Professor - PATT from the 1st of May 2015.

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    New Paper on Learning Dictionaries for Fast Classification

    today - Signal Processing Laboratory 4 Dictionary learning for fast classification based on soft-thresholding, accepted for publication in International Journal on Computer Vision.

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    Antioxidants to reduce schizophrenia risk

    today - NCCR-Synapsy In an article published in Neuron, Kim Do and her group reveal that deficits related to schizophrenia can be corrected by protecting a specific group of vulnerable neurons from oxidative stress.

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    A safer approach for diagnostic medical imaging

    yesterday - Mediacom A collaborative effort between EPFL, CNRS, ENS Lyon, CPE Lyon and ETH Zürich has led to the development of a novel approach that can considerably improve the capabilities of medical imaging with safer procedures for the patient.

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    Professional Training in Airborne Mapping

    yesterday - Geodetic Engineering Laboratory Continuous Education: Jan Skaloud delivered couple days of training to mapping professionals.

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    Raphaël Thiébaud (ICOM) receives PhD degree

    yesterday - Steel Structures Laboratory ICOM congratulates Raphaël Thiébaud for achieving his PhD degree on the topic "Résistance au déversement des poutres métalliques de pont".

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    SNSF Research Council: New president of division and council members

    yesterday - Research Office The Executive Committee of the SNSF Foundation Council has elected the physicist Harald Brune as the new president of the Mathematics, Natural and Engineering Sciences division of the Research Council. In addition, the Executive Committee elected five new members of the Research Council.

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    Nouvelle édition de la Promenade des "Pourquoi?" le 1er novembre

    yesterday - Equal Opportunities Office (only in French) Un événement organisé par Floriane Nikles dans le cadre des initiatives "J'explore ma ville"

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    Detecting Hotspots in Daylighting and Solar Technology

    yesterday - Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory Step back, think twice, launch ideas. This was the objective of the interdisciplinary workshop "Detecting Hotspots in Daylighting and Solar Technology" organised by the EPFL Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory on behalf of VELUX Stiftung Switzerland on 11 September 2014 in "Les Bois Chamblard", Buchillon.

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    Memory effects in geological faults linger on for years

    yesterday - ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering New investigations on the friction between two plastic plates suggest that, at much larger scales, future earthquakes can depend on past ones, with a “memory” reaching several earthquakes into the past.

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