Lightweight, ultra-connected seaborne containers
The composite containers developed by AELER, an EPFL startup, deliver better performance across the board: they’re stronger, have a bigger payload, are better insulated, allow for enhanced tracking and can help cut carbon emissions. More than 60 of the containers are currently crossing oceans around the world, and the firm hopes to grow this number substantially starting next year.
Best Teaching Award caps a career educating tomorrow's physicists
EPFL physics professor Jean-Philippe Ansermet has won the 2022 Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching – a crowning achievement that comes just before he retires. For thirty years he taught with passion and an unshakeable enthusiasm.