EPFL Transportation Center acts as the interface between EPFL and the outside world for all topics related to transport and mobility of people and goods.
The Transportation Centre will help you to carry out a research or study thanks to the unique skills and expertise of EPFL scientists.
We can organise a conference or seminar with experts on a theme related to transport and mobility.
We offer tailor-made training with our experts, to keep your knowledge up to date in rapidly evolving fields.
The latest news
EPFLoop races to third place in Los Angeles
Using similar propulsion technology, the Hyperloop pods developed by EPFL and ETH Zurich turned in a solid performance in Los Angeles: EPFLoop topped out at 238 km/h in the airless tube set up by SpaceX, while Swissloop peaked at 259km/h. The Technical University of Munich hit a top speed of 463km/h, demolishing the record – and its capsule – in the process.
EPFLoop ready to roll in Los Angeles
The finals of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition will take place this Sunday. The crowning race will play out in an airless tube, and EPFL’s student team is among the top three contenders.
An autonomous car algorithm runs robots
Two dozen EPFL Master’s students recently took part in a unique race where the competitors were tandems of students and robots. This challenge put the students’ programming skills to the test, in pursuit of enhanced methods of human-machine interaction.