Data centers need to consider their carbon footprint
Digital technology is running up against its physical limits. One solution is to build more data centers – but that needs to go hand in hand with a reduction in their carbon footprint.
“I never imagined I could use math to study nature”
Devis Tuia, who hails from Mendrisio in Ticino Canton, is a well-traveled man. His career has taken him to Spain, the Netherlands, and now back to Switzerland, where he’s just started a new role as head of the Environmental Computational Science and Earth Observation Laboratory at EPFL’s Valais campus. He discusses how remote sensing, image processing and machine learning can be used to protect the environment.
Sauradeep Majumdar, winner of FameLab Switzerland 2020
Sauradeep Majumdar from EPFL won FameLab 2020 Switzerland, a competition held between 10 finalists from EPFL, ETH Zurich, and the Universities of Lausanne, Basel and Zurich. He will next represent Switzerland in the International Final. Sauradeep is a PhD Student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (EDCH).
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