Army of robots pushes the limits of astrophysics
One thousand newly-minted microrobots created in EPFL labs will soon be deployed at two large-scale telescopes in Chile and the United States. These high-precision instruments, capable of positioning optical fibers to within a micron, will vastly increase the quantity of astrophysics data that can be gathered – and expand our understanding of the Universe.
"Oxygen must become a service for all"
To improve the treatment of pneumonia – the number one cause of childhood death in sub-Saharan Africa – EPFL engineers are working with a Kenya-based NGO to develop an oxygen concentrator that can withstand the region’s weather conditions and be deployed sustainably. Their project, called Global O2, has just been awarded $1.6 million in funding over two years from Unitaid, global health agency hosted by the World Health Organisation.
"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.
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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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