July 2019

EPFL researchers crack an enduring physics enigma

Researchers from EPFL have found the mechanism that lies behind a mysterious physics phenomenon in fluid mechanics: the fact that turbulence in fluids spontaneously self-organizes into parallel patterns of oblique turbulent bands – an example of order emerging spontaneously from chaos. In so doing, they solved a problem that had stumped generations of physicists.

EPFLoop team unveils bold and ultralight capsule

On Wednesday, 29 May, a team of EPFL students – who qualified for this summer’s Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles – unveiled a prototype they hope will bring home a win.

A new approach to modeling tumors

Researchers at EPFL and the University of Lyon have developed a device for creating cell aggregates in a fully controlled manner. Their aim is to model tumors more accurately in order to test potential new treatments. 

A new 2D magnet draws future devices closer

EPFL scientists have discovered a new type of 2D magnetic material that can be integrated into spintronic devices.

Full house at NMC Engineering workshop

The 16th International Workshop on Nanomechanical Sensors took place on June 19-21 2019. This workshop has been organized every year gathering the most prominent figures in the nanomechanical sensing community. This 2019 edition focused on two of the most promising fields: quantum and bio-sensing.


Faculty Position in Cancer Bioengineering