Swiss Mobiliar Chair in Urban Ecology and Sustainable Living

The laboratory for Human-Environment Relations in Urban Systems (HERUS) develops innovative concepts and tools on how to integrate knowledge from both the social as well as the natural sciences in order to measure, analyze, interpret and optimize human-environment interactions in urban areas.

Chair Landolt & Cie

The Chair “Innovations for a Sustainable Future” was created as the result of a convergence of values between EPFL and the Banque Landolt & Cie: to contribute to build a sustainable world for the future generations. On one hand, EPFL is educating future leaders, as well as developing cross disciplinary research, both for facing sustainability challenges. On the other hand, the Banque Landolt & Cie is promoting high ethical standards and awareness of transmitting patrimony to the future generations.

Chair “Gaz naturel”

The chair Gaz Naturel aims at integrating and combining our state-of-art research capacities to understand the challenging geo-mechanical behaviour of CO2 geological injection and storage.

Chair EOS Holding

The research activities of the Distributed Electrical System laboratory (DESL) and of the Power Systems group (PWRS) refer to the research of new solutions able to manage the growing complexity of power networks related to the wide integration of renewable energy resources, dispersed generation, operation and control of electrical power systems under the liberalization of electricity markets.

Chair for Green Economy and Resource Governance (GERG)

The Chair for a Green Economy and Resource Governance (GERG) is a research laboratory led by Prof. Bruno Oberle to develop teaching and research in the area of Green Economy and Resource Governance. GERG strongly believes that a respected “Observatory” for the measurement of the Green Economy on different levels – micro, meso and macro – is a necessary first step towards evidence-based policy-making for the Green Economy.