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    25.09.18 — Urban Sociology Laboratory In an article published in La Côte, Vincent Kaufmann, EPFL urban sociology laboratory director, talks about the new expectations of users in terms of mobility. According to him, these are evolving very rapidly while the transport offer is trying to keep pace with the diversification of modes. Read the whole article
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    25.09.18 — Urban and Regional Planning Community In Africa, cities are unable to accommodate population growth within their current administrative limits, and land management remains a key issue in urban planning and urban management. Researchers from the Urban and Regional Planning Community at EPFL used the concept of ecosystem services to bring an alternative to current land management approaches by assessing changes in the benefits from ecosystems in two peripheral areas of Yaoundé, Cameroon. Read the whole article
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    25.09.18 — IC in the news Telecom suppliers are already testing 5G technology and the first antennas have been installed. Switzerland still has to overcome some obstacles before this new standard can be introduced in all domains. Jean-Pierre Hubaux, professor at EPFL, speaks on SRF1. Read the whole article
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    25.09.18 — Network Industry Management & e-governance Prof. Matthias Finger and PhD Student Maxime Audoin have published a new article in the Journal Research in Transportation Business & Management, entitled "The development of Mobility-as-a-Service in the Helsinki metropolitan area: A multi-level governance analysis". Read the whole article
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    24.09.18 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory Mike Styllas (GR), Matteo Tolosano (I) and Vincent de Staercke (CH) form the expedition team of the “Vanishing Glacier” project from the NOMIS Foundation Read the whole article
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    24.09.18 — Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory Christophe Ballif was invited to talk about photovoltaic and solar energy on the TV show "A bon entendeur".  Read the whole article
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    24.09.18 — Mediacom EPFL’s SolAce pilot unit was inaugurated today at the NEST R&D center on the Empa campus in Dübendorf, Switzerland. Researchers at this solar-powered unit will test out new technology designed to make buildings energy positive and carbon neutral – while providing maximum comfort for their occupants. Read the whole article
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    24.09.18 — IC - Prizes & Awards The Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation recognizes outstanding scientific work in selected fields in engineering sciences, medicine, and natural sciences. The winners are chosen each year from among the select list of graduating doctorate students submitted by the Foundation’s partner universities in Europe, North America, and Asia. One of this year’s awardees is Manos Karpathiotakis, who completed his PhD at EPFL’s Data-Intensive Applications and Systems (DIAS) Laboratory in 2017 and is currently a scientist at the laboratory. Read the whole article
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    24.09.18 — Civil Engineering Section 21.09.18 - Prof. Laloui gave an interview with RTS this morning about the current status of geothermal energy in Switzerland in relation to its progression in other countries.  Read the whole article
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    24.09.18 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory The SBER team in the press - from "Le Nouvelliste" to "24 Heures" and to "India Today”.  Read the whole article