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    20.09.18 — CDM | Management of Technology The core role of a bank is to accept deposits from agents with excess liquidity and loan the resulting capital to agents with a lack of it. For these services, banks pay their creditors and charge their debtors. The remuneration for these services depends on macroeconomic factors, such as the real risk-free rate and expected inflation, as well as investment specific factors, such as liquidity, default risk, and maturity. If a bank overprices its lending activities, it will likely relinquish opportunities to a competitor. Reversely, if a bank underprices its loans, it will likely not be remunerated for the risk it is bearing. Read the whole article
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    20.09.18 — STI | School of Engineering EPFL researchers have developed floating, solar-powered robots to help protect Chile’s water reservoirs. These low-cost robots can be assembled together in a variety of ways on the water surface to prevent the water from evaporating – thereby preserving a precious resource in this arid country and one that’s crucial to its biggest industry: winemaking. Read the whole article
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    20.09.18 — Mediacom EPFL researchers have developed floating, solar-powered robots to help protect Chile’s water reservoirs. These low-cost robots can be assembled together in a variety of ways on the water surface to prevent the water from evaporating – thereby preserving a precious resource in this arid country and one that’s crucial to its biggest industry: winemaking. Read the whole article
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    20.09.18 — Institute of Digital Humanities DHI and the DHLAB are happy to congratulate Giovanni Colavizza for passing his PhD. After passing the private defense, Giovanni presented publicly on 28 August 2018 the results of his thesis titled “The Intellectual Organisation of History”. Read the whole article
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    19.09.18 — Structural Xploration Lab September 27-28, 2018 - FATUK, Faculty of Architecture TU Kaiserslautern Read the whole article
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    19.09.18 — Chair of Timber Construction Prof. Yves Weinand will give a lecture on November 5th at the 2018 Joint Convention, organized by the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) and The Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS). Read the whole article
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    19.09.18 — Massive open online courses Moocs Basic image analysis for life scientists with a non-engineering background. The main goal is to teach how to address and solve scientific questions by state of the art image analysis strategies. Read the whole article
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    19.09.18 — Massive open online courses Moocs Explore how geography, cartography, urbanization and spatial justice play a role in shaping the notion of human space. Read the whole article
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    19.09.18 — Chair of Timber Construction AIE highlight papers of exceptional scientific importance to a broad science and engineering audience Read the whole article
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    19.09.18 — Institute of Mechanical Engineering Design, Fabrication, and Control of Biologically Inspired Soft Robots Robotics has the potential to address many of today’s pressing problems in fields ranging from healthcare to manufacturing to disaster relief. Read the whole article