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    19.01.18 — STI | School of Engineering Professors Camille Brès and Georg Fantner, from EPFL’s School of Engineering, have both been awarded European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grants. These highly prestigious grants are designed to support young researchers with seven to twelve years of experience who have a solid track record and a top-notch research project. Read the whole article
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    19.01.18 — Power Electronics Laboratory Power Electronics Laboratory receives research funding from the Swiss Federal Office of Energy Read the whole article
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    19.01.18 — Project EPFL Valais Wallis Avec l’avènement des énergies renouvelables, le stockage représente un défi technique et économique majeur, en particulier le stockage longue durée. On pense aux barrages, mais le Valais pourrait bientôt voir apparaître une autre option proposée par GRZ Technologies, une start-up issue de l’EPFL Valais. Read the whole article
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    19.01.18 — Mediacom A new joystick developed by startup MotionPilot lets users fly drones with just one hand in a fun, intuitive way. One version of this device includes a haptic feedback mechanism that gives users a sense of the drone’s position as it moves through the air. Drone aficionados were recently impressed by a prototype, and the device could hit the market soon. Read the whole article
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    18.01.18 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory The TGC 18 - Mécanique des sols et des roches - avec écoulements souterrains et transferts de chaleur - is the winner of the 30th edition of the Roberval Prize! Read the whole article
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    18.01.18 — IC - Prizes & Awards Marco Mondelli was awarded the Patrick Denantes Memorial Prize 2017 for his P.h.D thesis “From Polar to Reed-Muller Codes: Unified Scaling, Non-standard Channels, and a Proven Conjecture.” Marco, who works presently as a research scholar at Stanford University, elaborated his thesis in the Communication Theory Laboratory lead by Prof. Rüdiger Urbanke. Read the whole article
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    18.01.18 — Laboratory of Organometallic and Medicinal Chemistry Konstantinos joins LCOM as a master project student. Read the whole article
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    18.01.18 — Transportation Center We spoke with Alexandre Alahi, a new Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Transportation Engineering at EPFL’s School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC). Read the whole article
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    18.01.18 — Mediacom In cells, proteins tightly package the long thread of DNA into pearl necklace-like complexes known as chromatin. Scientists at EPFL show for the first time how chromatin moves, answering longstanding questions about how its structure helps regulate gene expression. The study is published in Nature Communications. Read the whole article
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    17.01.18 — Gaznat Chair for advanced separations Prof. Agrawal is invited to talk at Indian Institutes of Technology. Read the whole article