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    13.06.18 — Mediacom Doris Leuthard, head of Switzerland’s Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, takes a hands-on approach. She rarely misses an opportunity to get personally involved, whether to attend the unveiling of NeighborHub in Fribourg in late April or to take part in the Forum des 100 conference on mobility at EPFL’s Dorigny campus. We spoke with her about the latest challenges in transport, energy and communication – three core areas of research at our school. Read the whole article
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    13.06.18 — Chaire Gaz Naturel Following the success of last year, the Laboratory of Soil Mechanics (LMS) of EPFL is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the Winter School on Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. Read the whole article
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    13.06.18 — Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory At the WCPEC-7 Jan Haschke et al. received the Best Poster Award in “Area 4: Silicon Material: Feedstock, Wafers and Films” for their work on “Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells on Quasi-mono Wafers” presenting a world record efficiency of 22.6% for casted n-type silicon absorber material. Read the whole article
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    12.06.18 — Visual Intelligence for Transportation VITA Who said kids don't like science?  Read the whole article
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    12.06.18 — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics The Arie van Weelden Award is presented to a member of EAGE who has made a highly significant contribution to one or more of the disciplines in our Association and who qualifies as an EAGE Young Professional. Read the whole article
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    12.06.18 — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics EGU is the biggest geoscience meeting in Europe, with more 15000 researchers participating from 106 countries in different geoscience's fields such as Rock Physics, Structural Geology, Seismology, Energy, etc. Read the whole article
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    11.06.18 — Mediacom In Neuchâtel (Switzerland), researchers from EPFL and CSEM have combined silicon- and perovskite-based solar cells. The resulting efficiency of 25.2% is a record for this type of tandem cell. Their innovative yet simple manufacturing technique could be directly integrated into existing production lines, and efficiency could eventually rise above 30%. Read the whole article
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    11.06.18 — Library The Library catalog BEAST evolves and provides you with news features and a responsive interface. Read the whole article
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    11.06.18 — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Drone software developed at EPFL lets surveyors generate high-precision maps of even the most inaccessible areas. This major breakthrough has just won the U.V. Helava Award for its novel approach. Read the whole article
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    11.06.18 — Group of Energy Materials At the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Gaznat company in Switzerland, a invitational theme day on natural gas took place in the EPFL Forum on May 18th. Read the whole article