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    LIS releases RoboGen™ open source platform for evolutionary robotics

    today - Laboratory of Intelligent Systems The Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at EPFL has publicly released RoboGen™: an open source software and hardware platform for the co-evolution of robot bodies and brains.

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    Two EPFL mathematicians elected members of the Academia Europaea

    today - SB | Basic Sciences The School of Basic Sciences is pleased to report on the election of János Pach and Alfio Quarteroni -along with 7 other distinguished mathematicians- to the Academia Europaea during its annual plenary conference on July 18 in Barcelona.

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    "Protecting privacy also means preserving democracy"

    today - IC | Computer and Communication Sciences What impact does the proliferation of new mobile technologies have? How does the sharing of personal data over the Internet threaten our society? Interview with Professor Jean-Pierre Hubaux, a specialist in communication networks and privacy protection, a major field of IT security.

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    Effectiveness of multisensory teaching methods demonstrated

    yesterday - NCCR-Synapsy The research team lead by Micah Murray, project leader of the NCCR Synapsy and professor at the University of Lausanne, has shown that your memory abilities can be predicted by how easily you put together auditory and visual information.

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    New publication in the journal Science and Public Policy

    yesterday - Institute of Technology and Public Policy Dr. Viviana Munoz & Dr. Fabiana Visentin have published a new article with Prof. Dominique Foray and Dr. Patrick Gaulé in Science & Public Policy entitled "Can medical products be developed on a non-profit basis? Exploring product development partnerships for neglected diseases".

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    Wrestling with SUMO to combat atherosclerosis

    yesterday - SV | Life Sciences Atherosclerosis is a complex disease that develops from the interplay between hypercholesterolemia, dyslipidemia and chronic inflammation and encompasses several tissues and organs. The disease remains asymptomatic for decades, but eventually an atherosclerotic plaque may rupture, leading to atherothrombosis and in worst case causing a myocardial infarction or stroke, two of the primary causes of morbidity and mortality in the world.

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    Prof. Mancini awarded the Sinergia Grant

    27.08.14 - Swiss Finance Institute Congratulations to Professors Loriano Mancini (Swiss Finance Institute@EPFL), Harald Hau (University of Geneva), Norman Schürhoff (University of Lausanne), Angelo Ranaldo and Jan Wrampelmeyer (University of St. Gallen) who have been awarded the prestigious Sinergia Grant from the Swiss National Fund of CHF 2.1m for their project “The Empirics of Financial Stability”.

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    Dismantling Ships and the Trajectory of Steel

    27.08.14 - Mediacom Summer series, student work (8): Tell me how you dismantle a ship, and I'll tell how a region can prosper from its steel! This could be the motto of this master’s cycle at ENAC during which the projects of two civil engineering students gathered extensive data on the largest dismantling port in the world: Alang in India.

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    Paul Bottinelli's paper accepted to Africacrypt 2014

    25.08.14 - IC - Student awards and publications Paul Bottinelli, who has collaborated with the Security and Cryptography Laboratory (LASEC), headed by Prof. Serge Vaudenay, had his paper accepted to Africacrypt 2014. The title of the paper is "Breaking the IOC Authenticated Encryption Mode". It was written together with Reza Reyhanitabar and Serge Vaudenay.

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    Inkjet Printed Superparamagnetic Polymer Composite Hemispheres

    25.08.14 - Microsystems Laboratory Congratulations to Loic Jacot-Descombes, Massimo Mastrangeli and Maurizio R. Gullo who co-authored a nice paper in collaboration with ETH that also made it to the cover page of Nanoscale

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