Molecular device turns infrared into visible light
Researchers at EPFL, China, Spain and the Netherlands have built a micro-device that uses vibrating molecules to transform invisible mid-infrared light into visible light. The breakthrough ushers in a new class of compact sensors for thermal imaging and chemical or biological analysis.
The founder of EPFL's Bike Center leaves a lasting legacy
Sixteen years after setting up EPFL’s Bike Center, Jacques Simonin has downed tools and handed over the reins to Mayeul Barthes. EPFL President Martin Vetterli said a big thank you to Simonin, who will now head off to the Antilles to spend the winter working on solar energy projects.
"Engineering to me is a blend of magic and science"
Ali H. Sayed, dean of the School of Engineering at EPFL, talks about engineering today and how it impacts our daily life. He also explains the diversity of engineering and how the school works on today’s World main challenges.
Tribute to retired EPFL Professor André Faist
In the early 1980s, André Faist founded EPFL’s Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory (LESO-PB), which specializes in energy-efficient building designs and passive solar-energy systems. He headed the laboratory for more than ten years, and his work has helped shape generations of researchers, engineers and architects. Faist sadly passed away on 15 November 2021 at the age of 86.
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Campus Lecture with Carl Zimmer: Science and Policy During the Pandemic
Carl Zimmer is an award-winning New York Times columnist and the author of 14 books about science. His newest book is Life’s Edge: The Search For What It Means To Be Alive. Program 5:00pm : Introdution and welcoming…
With: Carl Zimmer, Mirko Bischofberger
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