Bloom Biorenewables develops biomass-based plastics
Thanks to technology developed by start-up Bloom Biorenewables, plant materials can be used as an alternative to petroleum derivatives for producing a wide range of products, including bioplastics, textiles, cosmetics and even perfume. The firm recently raised €3.9 million in capital, bringing it one step closer to the manufacturing stage.
3D-printing perovskites on graphene makes next-gen X-ray detectors
By using 3D aerosol jet-printing to put perovskites on graphene, scientists at EPFL have made X-ray detectors with record sensitivity that can greatly improve the efficiency and reduce the cost and health hazard of medical imaging devices.
"I chose to pick an inherently difficult problem"
Michael Mark, joined the team of Prof. Thomas Weber at EPFL's College of Management in Technology in 2017 to pursue his studies and obtain his doctorate this year. He tells us about his experience so far.
How the EPFL community rescued a PhD thesis
EPFL scientists combined citizen science with machine learning to predict colors of millions of crystal structures of metal-organic frameworks, nanoporous materials with multiple applications in numerous fields, from carbon capture to water purification.
"Studying an interdisciplinary field is interesting, yet not so easy"
Haeeun Kim is a second-year student in the Master of Science in Digital Humanities program, offered by the Digital Humanities Institute in EPFL’s College of Humanities. As part of the 'Student stories' series, Haeeun describes her experience in the program, and what inspired her to enter this emerging and interdisciplinary field.
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International Women's Day @ EPFL
A day of inspirational talks organized by EPFL. This event will be streamed live on its webpage throughout the day. No advance registration is needed. Agenda 9.15-9:20am Opening message by Martin Vetterli,…
With: Martin Vetterli, Gisou van der Goot, Tatyana Franck, Farnaz Moser, Kristin Becker van Slooten, Andrea Wulf, Manon Schick, Manon Boissat, Madeleine von Holzen, Mirko Bischofberger, Luisa Lambertini, Felicitas Pauss, Aleksandra Radenovic, Leïla Ojjeh, Manon Poffet, Clara Migliarini, Hélène Füger
Place and room: Online
Category: Conferences – Seminars
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