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    14.08.17 — SB | Basic Sciences EPFL scientists have developed a new method to efficiently measure electron transfer in dye-sensitized transition-metal oxide photovoltaics. Read the whole article
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    14.08.17 — Technology and Operations Management Prof. Ralf Seifert & Dr. Isik Biçer have published a new article in Production and Operations Management, which is one of the Financial Times Top 50 Journals. The article is entitled “Optimal dynamic order scheduling under capacity constraints given demand-forecast evolution”. Read the whole article
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    14.08.17 — Chair in Operations, Economics and Strategy Prof. Weber, together with several leading researchers in the field, identifies important directions of inquiry in the economics of information systems. In their paper on “Understanding the Information-Based Transformation of Strategy and Society,” in the fall issue of the Journal of Management Information Systems, the authors argue that the design of information flows is essential for economic agents and their viability across their various modes of interaction. Read the whole article
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    14.08.17 — Mediacom Summer series. A group of around 30 Master’s students in architecture from EPFL and other Swiss universities will spend a month constructing a rammed-earth mock-up in St. Gallen on a site devoted to the arts. Opposite the worksite, an exhibition about the history of rammed-earth construction will open on 20 August. Read the whole article
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    13.08.17 — Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling Second-harmonic Scattering is an exquisitely sensitive technique to probe molecular correlations in solutions, at interfaces and close to nanoparticles. Recent work, in collaboration between the Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling and the Laboratory for Fundamental Biophotonics have made progress towards quantitative modelling, by combining large-scale molecular dynamics simulations, mean-field models, and machine-learning predictions of the non-linear optical response of water molecules. Read the whole article
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    11.08.17 — IC in the news In a beauty contest judged by computers in Bangalore, the winners were chosen according to their skin color. IC Professor Nisheeth K. Vishnoi talks about the algorithmic bias behind these types of errors.  Read the whole article
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    11.08.17 — Swiss Plasma Center At the Conference on Plasma Physics of the European Physical Society (EPS), the 'Kyushu University Itoh Project Prize' was awarded to Matteo Fontana, PhD student at the SPC, for his poster on turbulence measurement in the TCV tokamak. Read the whole article
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    10.08.17 — Library A collection of journals in all scientific and technics fields for students and researchers. Read the whole article
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    10.08.17 — Mediacom Does clicking on a link or liking a product have an impact on your privacy and your personal information? An EPFL researcher has come up with a way to browse the internet without revealing too much about yourself and without having to forgo the convenience of online product recommendations. Read the whole article
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    10.08.17 — Molecular engineering of optoelectronic nanomaterials Lab Dr. Xiaoyun Yu's report on the effect of flake size on 2D nanoflake WSe2 photocathodes introduces a new separation technique and employs a photogenerated carrier transport model to gain new insights into the performance of this material toward solar energy conversion. Read the whole article