EPFL now has its own Hyperloop test track
Engineers at EPFL’s DESL lab, working in association with EPFL spin-off Swisspod, have built a Hyperloop test track on the Lausanne campus. They will use the loop – a large vacuum tube for ultra-high-speed travel – to test a linear induction motor. The research is being funded by an Innosuisse grant.
Cong Wang wins 2020 Patrick Denantes Memorial Prize
Cong Wang, whose work will be applied for the first time in 2021 in a smart grid development in southern Switzerland has won the annual Patrick Denantes Memorial Prize, awarded to a doctoral student in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences for their outstanding thesis.