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    04.07.18 — Urban Sociology Laboratory Pascal Viot, founder of ISSUE, the swiss institute for urban and event safety, is also a scientific associate at EPFL Urban Sociology Laboratory. The institute is particularly interested in the safety and management of the crowd in the organization of major events. Read the whole article
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    03.07.18 — SCCER - Future Swiss Electrical Infrastructure Prof. Rachidi (EPFL-EMC) and Prof. Franck (ETHZ-HVL) gave key note speaches at the highly recognised 14th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission (ACDC) Read the whole article
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    03.07.18 — EPFL Fribourg Dusan Licina was appointed as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Indoor Environmental Quality at the School for Architecture, Civil, and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) at EPFL. He leads the new smart living lab's research group Human-Oriented Built Environment Lab (HOBEL) in Fribourg since 1 June 2018. Read the whole article
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    03.07.18 — SB | Basic Sciences Professor Kumar Varoon Agrawal at EPFL’s Institute of Chemical Science and Engineering has been awarded a Young Membrane Scientist Award from the North American Membrane Society. Read the whole article
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    03.07.18 — Group for Functionalized Biomaterials Congratulation to Denis who passed his Master thesis defense. Read the whole article
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    02.07.18 — STI | School of Engineering The School of Engineering launches the E3 EPFL Excellence in Engineering internship program. It aims at Bachelor and Master students interested in research careers in any field of engineering, science and technology. The program offers an intensive research training opportunity to students during the summer months. Read the whole article
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    02.07.18 — Mediacom EPFL researchers have found a way to make materials that are normally opaque to sound waves completely transparent. Their system involves placing acoustic relays at strategic locations so that sound waves can propagate at a constant amplitude – regardless of what may lie in their path. This method could eventually be used to make it possible to hide objects like submarines. Read the whole article
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    02.07.18 — STI | School of Engineering Professor David Atienza is the recipient of two prestigious awards, the 2018 IEEE TCCPS Mid-Career Award, and the IEEE/ACM 2018 DAC under 40 Innovator Award. He officially received both prizes during the IEEE/ACM 2018 Design Automation Conference (DAC) in San Francisco. Read the whole article
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    02.07.18 — CDH | College of humanities The theme for the seventh edition of the Collaborative Research on Science and Society (CROSS) programme is resistance. The program will fund cross-disciplinary projects between UNIL and EPFL for the year 2019. Read the whole article
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    02.07.18 — Library EPFL Library stays open during summer. From July 9 to August 19, 2018, public services are provided from Monday to Friday, 12 pm - 6 pm. Read the whole article