Defying Gravity: students shooting for the Moon
EPFL's Asclepios project invites you to imagine what it would be like to travel to another world through a new exhibition hosted by EPFL Pavilions from May 4th through May 23rd.
3D detectors measure social distancing to help fight Covid-19
A team of EPFL researchers has repurposed an algorithm they initially developed for self-driving cars to help people comply with social distancing requirements. Their program, which works with a camera, can detect whether individuals are maintaining the right distance to prevent infection – without collecting any personal data. It could be useful for public transport systems, in shops and restaurants, and even in factories.
Vortex: “A really friendly atmosphere”
The Vortex student housing complex officially opened last fall. With a capacity of over 1,200 students, Vortex provides a warm, welcoming environment where residents can interact. We decided to go see for ourselves
“Network neutrality is a buzzword but there is no agreed definition"
EPFL Associate Professor Katerina Argyraki works on computer networks and neutrality, a notion she believes is critical to ensuring that the internet continues to foster competition and innovation.
"It's amazing to drive through a city and end up with a 3D model!”
Albane Descombes, a young member of EPFL’s Digital Humanities Laboratory (DHLAB) had a wide-ranging and unconventional research experience helping with the final implementation of a four-year project in urban digitization, ScanVan.
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Campus Lecture : Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way we Live
Using up-to-the-moment information, and drawing on epidemiology, medicine, public health, sociology, economics, history, virology, and other fields, Nicholas Christakis explores what it means to live in a time of plague —…
With: Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University, USA
Category: Conferences – Seminars
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