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ALPOLE researchers win two EU research grants
Devis Tuia and Tom Ian Battin, two laboratory heads at EPFL’s Alpine and Polar Research Center (ALPOLE), in Sion, have obtained funding under the EU’s Horizon program. This funding is intended to sponsor PhD students within a network of doctoral students in Europe, thus enabling professors to embark on high-stakes projects with confidence.
Prof. Athanasios Nenes wins two prestigious grants
Professor Athanasios Nenes, the head of EPFL’s Laboratory of Atmospheric Processes and their Impacts (LAPI), has won EU and Swiss research grants for two large-scale projects. The first will look at how indoor air pollution, allergens and viruses affects children’s health, and the second will examine the complicated role of reactive nitrogen in our ecosystem and the response to the energy transition in Switzerland.
Appointment of two professors at ENAC
Professor Martin Ackermann, currently Full Professor at ETH Zurich, is additionally appointed as Full Professor of Microbial Systems Ecology in the ENAC School. Professor Jérôme Chappellaz, currently Director of Research at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France, will join the ENAC School as Full Professor of Environmental Engineering (Environmental Observation under Extreme Conditions), in Sion.