• School of Engineering

    A multilayer cantilever for nanoscale sensing

    An innovative layered concept for nanoscale sensing devices, developed by an EPFL postdoc, promises to bring greater speed, sensitivity, and functionality to applications ranging from semiconductor manufacturing to medical diagnostics.

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  • School of Engineering

    “Trust in people, for people, is what makes my projects successful.”

    Mohamed Bouri is driven by a strong sense of doing good for people. He is known for leading the TWIICE exoskeleton project at EPFL and is developing devices that can assist doctors in medical procedures.

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  • School of Engineering

    “There is a bit of materials science in everything”

    EPFL PhD student Stella Laperrousaz’s crowd-pleasing comparison of her research on electronic fibers to one of Switzerland’s most famous exports won her the audience prize at the My Thesis in 180 Seconds Competition Switzerland 2024.

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  • School of Engineering

    Two prizes for Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

    Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, a professor in the School of Engineering and EPFL’s next president, has recently been awarded two different prizes that honor the achievements of women in science and engineering.

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  • School of Engineering

    Self-powered solar campervan embarks on Swiss tour

    The Swiss technology innovation center CSEM has announced that Soleva, a campervan powered by 100% self-produced solar energy, has begun a tour of Switzerland. The project of EPFL alumni, the campervan is equipped with lightweight solar panel technology developed by CSEM in collaboration with EPFL’s Thin-Film Photovoltaics Lab (PV-Lab). Read more

  • School of Engineering

    Five PhD students receive STI Teaching Assistant Awards

    Five engineering PhD students have been selected to receive a School of Engineering (STI) Teaching Assistant Award for their outstanding commitment to education in EPFL bachelor and master courses.

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116 Professors
3392 Bachelor and Master Students
771 PhD Students
13 Centers

Some highlights

RRL Demo Day: Discover how technologies can transform our daily lives

Since 2016, the RRL Demo Day has been an annual must-see event where students showcase their innovative soft robotic technologies. This event offers a unique opportunity to explore futuristic applications of these technologies in everyday life

Engineering discovery and fun at the EPFL Open Days

Members of the public enjoyed more than 20 engaging and educational activities on a wide variety of engineering topics, animated by researchers from the School of Engineering, at the 2023 edition of the EPFL Open Days on April 29 and 30.

Appointment of EPFL professors

The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment and promotion of professors at EPFL, including the School of Engineering (STI).

Upcoming Events

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Join the Fall Edition of Innosuisse Business Concept Training: A Decade of Transforming Ideas into Success! 10.6.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Deadline Read more
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QSE Quantum Seminars: ‘Quantum Walks’ and ‘Biasing the quantum vacuum to control macroscopic probability distributions’ 24.7.2024 – 11:00 > 13:30 Speaker: Yannick Salamin, UCF
Franklin de Lima Marquezino, UFRJ
Place: CE 1 104 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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SiGe Based Cryo-BiCMOS Architectures for Quantum Applications 25.7.2024 – 16:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Jad BENSERHIR Place: MC B0 302 Category Thesis defenses Read more
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Towards Sustainable Energy Futures – Infrastructure and Prosumer Integration, Decentralization and Sustainability in Renewables-based Energy System Modeling 26.7.2024 – 18:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Jonas SCHNIDRIG Place: I17 4 K2 Category Thesis defenses Read more
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The Future of Health Grant opens its fifth call for applications with a super-powered program for digital health startups! 26.7.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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IMX Talks – From nonlinear photonic crystals to biomimetic structural color 5.8.2024 – 11:00 > 12:00 Speaker: Dr. Viola V. Vogler-Neuling, Soft Matter Physics Group, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg Place: MXF 312 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Fullbright | Visiting Scholar Program 5.8.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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Leading House South Asia and Iran Academia-Industry Training: India 5.8.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Engineering Genetic Isolation 6.8.2024 – 14:00 > 15:00 Speaker: Jérôme Zürcher, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom Place: SV 1717 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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New developments and challenges in Stochastic Partial Differential Equations 12.8.2024 – 09:00 > 19:00 Speaker: The workshop includes mini-courses by Lubomir Banas (Bielefeld University): Numerical analysis of SPDEs; Benjamin Fehrman (Louisiana State University): The kinetic formulation of the skeleton equation and SPDEs of fluctuating hydrodynamics type; Julian Fischer (IST Austria): The Dean-Kawasaki equation; Benjamin Gess (Bielefeld University): From large deviations about porous media to PDEs with irregular coefficients, gradient flow structures, and SPDEs; Hendrik Weber (University of Münster): Large scale problems in singular SPDEs.  In addition, talks will be given by Yvain Bruned (Université de Lorraine); Seiichiro Kusuoka (Kyoto University); Khoa Le (University of Leeds); Lutz Weis (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie); Deng Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University). Place: Bernoulli Center, GA 3 21 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Additive Fabrication of Functional Microfluidic Devices 16.8.2024 – 17:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Mustafa Mohieldin FADLELMULA FADLELSEED Place: ELA 1 Category Thesis defenses Read more
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Idiap Create Challenge 13th Editon 20.8.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Public Science Events Read more
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Subwavelength resonators for performance enhancement in room-temperature solid-state masers 23.8.2024 – 17:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Rongrong XIANG Place: ELA 1 Category Thesis defenses Read more
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Exploring Longevity in the Future of Health 27.8.2024 – 16:30 > 18:30 Speaker: Place: RLC E1 240 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Future Health: Harnessing Multimodal Data and GenAI for Health Promotion 30.8.2024 – 11:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Amir M. Rahmani, PhD, MBA Affiliation: Professor of CS, EECS, and Nursing, Co-Director of the UCI Institute for Future Health, University of California, Irvine, USA

Biography:
Amir M. Rahmani is the founder of the Health SciTech Group at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the co-founder and Co-Director of the Institute for Future Health, a campus-wide Organized Research Unit at UCI. He is also a lifetime docent (Adjunct Professor) at the University of Turku (UTU), Finland.

His research includes AI in healthcare, ubiquitous computing, AI-powered bio-signal processing, health informatics, and big health data analytics. He has been leading several NSF, NIH, Academy of Finland, and European Commission-funded projects on Smart Pain Assessment, Community-Centered Care, Family-centered Maternity Care, Stress Management in Adolescents, and Remote Elderly and Family Caregivers Monitoring.
He is the co-author of more than 350 peer-reviewed publications and the associate editor-in-chief of ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare and Frontiers in Wearable Electronics journals and the Editorial Board of Nature Scientific Reports. He is a distinguished member of the ACM and a senior member of the IEEE.
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Accurate and agile flight with winged drones 30.8.2024 – 16:30 > 00:00 Speaker: Valentin WÜEST Place: MED 0 1418 Category Thesis defenses Read more
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BRIDGE Proof of Concept: 31st call 2.9.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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BRIDGE Proof of Concept: 3rd special call for BSc & MSc graduates 2.9.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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CECAM 55 : “Fostering computational science for societal progress” 2.9.2024 – 14:00 > 17:00 Speaker: Place: BCH 2201 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Open Science Days 2024 2.9.2024 – 08:30 > 19:00 Speaker: Place: Several places around Lausanne Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Co-optimising Design and Operation of Energy Systems using Reinforcement Learning 3.9.2024 – 17:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Marine Dominique C. CAUZ Place: MC A1 272 Category Thesis defenses Read more
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Volkswagen Stiftung | 2024 Pioneering Research 3.9.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships – Info Session 4.9.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Prof. Grançois Gallaire, Alessandra Rovero Michel Place: Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Journée « Apprendre à étudier à l’EPFL » 5.9.2024 – 08:45 > 17:00 Speaker: Bibliothèque de l’EPFL
Le Centre d’appui à l’enseignement (CAPE)
Place: Rolex Learning Center Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Inaugural Lectures | Nicolas Thomä and Fides Zenk 9.9.2024 – 17:15 > 19:00 Speaker: Nicolas Thomä
Fides Zenk
Place: SV 1717 Category Inaugural lectures – Honorary Lecture Read more
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CESS : Smart City Innovations and Experiments using New Climate and Energy Simulations (SCIENCES) 13.9.2024 – 11:00 > 12:00 Speaker: Dr. Miguel Martin, Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) and Carnegie Mellon University (United States) Place: Smart Living Lab (Bâtiment B, Salle Douglas) Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Managing Innovation in the Era of Data and AI 18.9.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Dr. Andrea Dunbar, Prof. Pierre Vandergheynst Place: Category Miscellaneous Read more
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Inaugural Lecture: Nako Nakatsuka – Chemical Nanotechnologies for Human Health 20.9.2024 – 17:00 > 18:00 Speaker:  Nako Nakatsuka Place: BM 5202 Category Inaugural lectures – Honorary Lecture Read more
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TransformTech: Drive innovation with new technologies 23.9.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Miscellaneous Read more
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Open Science – ETH Domain Open Research Data (ORD) program – Launch of 8th & final call of Contribute 30.9.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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EcoCloud Annual Event 8.10.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: There will be a range of speakers and two keynotes, from EPFL and Industry. Place: Lausanne Palace Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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CESS Seminar : Mechanics of Rapidly Compacted Granular Materials Across Length Scales: Insights from X-ray Imaging and Modeling 11.10.2024 – 12:15 > 13:15 Speaker: Prof. Ryan Hurley, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University Place: GC B1 10 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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Proof-of-Principle Positron Source for Future Colliders 11.10.2024 – 15:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Nicolas VALLIS Place: PSI -Paul Scherrer Institute Forschungsstrasse 111 5232 Villigen Switzerland Category Thesis defenses Read more
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Call for Abstracts: Hybrid Mind Conference, Geneva, 17-18 October 2024 17.10.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Marcello Ienca, Georg Starke Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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EPFL LATSIS SYMPOSIUM 2024 on Smart Microscopy 21.10.2024 – 09:00 > 18:00 Speaker: Speakers list  Place: RLC E1 240 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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SNSF – COST projects in Switzerland 2024 23.10.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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Showcase 2030: Embracing sufficiency in innovation 29.10.2024 – 09:00 > 18:00 Speaker: Around 30 speakers, among which: Julia Binder, Professor @ IMD  Maxime Blondeau, Cosmograph @ Sciences Po Paris & School of Mines  Guido Palazzo, Professor @ HEC – University of Lausanne, André Hoffmann Co-Founder and Co-Chair @ InTent Place: STCC 0 7127.1 Category Conferences – Seminars Read more
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PhD candidates: Welcome to EPFL! 4.11.2024 – 16:00 > 18:00 Speaker: Place: RLC E1 240 Category Convention Read more
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Marie Skłodovska-Curie Global Fellowships | Research and career funding 9.11.2024 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more
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Fondation Gelbert | Research funding 1.1.2025 – 00:00 > 00:00 Speaker: Place: Category Call for proposal Read more

Research

A 2D device for quantum cooling

EPFL engineers have created a device that can efficiently convert heat into electrical voltage at temperatures lower than that of outer space. The innovation could help overcome a significant obstacle to the advancement of quantum computing technologies, which require extremely low temperatures to function optimally.

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Education

Eco-mouse wins student prize of innovation and entrepreneurship

In the fifth anniversary edition of the graduate course “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Engineering,” students across many disciplines at EPFL tackled prototyping challenges related to the development of energy-efficient devices.

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Innovation

New technology can collect CO2 from a truck’s exhaust pipe

EPFL spin-off Qaptis has developed a system that can cut freight trucks’ carbon emissions by up to 90%. The company just installed a prototype of its technology at a freight carrier based in Tolochenaz in order to conduct pilot tests locally.

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