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Renovating 19th-century buildings without losing their character
Researcher and architect Catarina Wall Gago has published a guide to renovation best practices, drawing on a study of historic housing in Lisbon, Oporto and Geneva. In her book, she explains how to make these homes fit for modern living while retaining their original features.
EPFL Innovation Park to expand with a focus on co-creation
EPFL Innovation Park is turning 30 this year and poised to expand with a new site, called Ecotope, where startups, researchers and outside companies will be able to pool their resources in order to explore groundbreaking ideas. The Canton of Vaud is its main partner.
MARVEL team wins an award for ground-breaking work on 2D materials
A team led by Nicola Marzari has won the inaugural PRACE award for investigations into a fascinating class of novel materials that could underpin next-generation electronic and optoelectronic applications and quantum computing.
“I'd love to solve the biggest challenges in materials science”
Anirudh Raju Natarajan, recently appointed as a tenure-track assistant professor at EPFL’s School of Engineering, is passionate about materials. His interests are in using computational methods to design high-performance engineering alloys. In this interview, Prof. Natarajan shares insights into his unbridled curiosity.
“My role is like that of a mountain guide”
Juhan Aru, who holds the Chair of Random Geometry at EPFL, has been named best teacher in the mathematics section for 2020. While he usually prefers to teach on a chalkboard, the pandemic forced him to adapt the methods and content he uses for his Bachelor’s classes. An adjustment that Aru, who’s always up for a challenge, took in stride.
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L'EPFL à la Nuit de la Science à Genève
Le week-end du 9 et 10 juillet, l'EPFL participe à la Nuit de la science à Genève, au Parc de la Perle du Lac. L’EPFL animera un grand stand sous tente avec des activités tout public. Démonstrations de…
With: Service de promotion des sciences, Laboratoires de l’EPFL
Place and room: Genève
Category: Public Science Events
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