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    20.06.17 — IC in the news The Apety startup, partly composed of IC School students, won the Prix des Jeunes Entrepreneurs awarded by the Foreign Trade Advisors of France. This young startup aims to save time for customers of restaurants by having developed a mobile application allowing clients to pre-order their meals, to invite their friends and to pay automatically online. Read the whole article
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    20.06.17 — Massive open online courses Moocs Learn the basics of cement chemistry and laboratory best practices for assessment of its key properties. Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Structural Xploration Lab Saturday, June 17th, at 'La Sucrière', Lyon Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Prizes and awards Prof. Giovanni de Micheli, head of the Integrated Systems Laboratory LSI (IC/STI), has been elected "Foreign Honorary Member" of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), in the Computer Sciences section. This Honor Society based in Cambridge, Massachusetts convenes leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to address critical challenges facing our global society. The Academy investigates global issues and proposes solutions to world leaders. Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Chair of Innovation and IP Policy The Chair of Innovation and IP Policy (IIPP) of Prof. G. de Rassenfosse will organise a workshop on the use of scientific publication data in social science research. Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Environmental Remote Sensing Laboratory LTE is pleased to inform you that the Board of the Foundation "Luce Grivat" has awarded its 2017 prize of CHF 5'000.- to Jacopo GRAZIOLI for his PhD thesis "Polarimetric weather radar: from signal processing to microphysical retrievals". This prize will be awarded during the ENAC Research Day 2017. The jury appreciated topic addressed, the scientific approach and the quality of the dissertation. Congratulations! Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Transportation Center Riccardo Scarinci, post-doc at the Transport and Mobility Laboratory, is one of the 12 winners of the European Transport Innovation Challenge 2017 with his feasibility study of accelerating moving walkways. Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies From June 2 to 3, 2017, the architectural design studios of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) opened their doors to the public. Entitled "Ubiquitous Exhibition", this event was conceived as a simultaneous exhibition of each design studio work during the past academic year. In this context, the studio of Prof. Emmanuel Rey presented the work done at different scales on the specific theme of the creation of new peri-urban neighborhoods. Read the whole article
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    19.06.17 — Mediacom From 1 to 3 September 2017, EPFL's Ecublens campus will host the first-ever EPFL Drone Days. This event, which will include the Swiss drone racing championship, a robotics showcase and related conferences, is expected to attract a broad public. Read the whole article