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Experts revive ancient techniques to make concrete more sustainable
A team of experts from EPFL, ETH Zurich and a Geneva-based architecture firm has developed a new type of non-reinforced concrete made from stone offcuts. Their method, which reduces the use of carbon-intensive cement-based binders, draws on ancient techniques uncovered in historical archives.
A medieval knight on the digital frontline
Daniel Jacquet, a scientist and project manager at EPFL’s Laboratory for Experimental Museology+ (eM+), is an unconventional academic. A leading expert in European martial arts, he often gives talks wearing a suit of armor.
“I enjoy getting my hands dirty”
Adil Koukab spends most of his time with the hundreds of students who attend his classes and lab sessions each semester. His aim? To help prepare them for a “dazzling career.” His efforts are appreciated, as he has been named the best teacher in the electrical engineering section for 2023.
The brilliant careers of two Euler course alumni
Fifteen years ago, a group of talented children in French-speaking Switzerland were chosen to participate in EPFL’s first Euler course, an advanced course in mathematics. Two of them, Renaud Rivier and Shirley Ye, bear testimony to the program.
Campus Lecture: Jennifer Lewis
“Printing Soft and Living Matter in Three Dimensions” Jennifer Lewis Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences The ability to pattern soft and…
With: Jennifer Lewis
Professor of Biologically Inspired Engineering
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Place and room: Forum Rolex
Category: Conferences – Seminars