Posts in other media about the School of Engineering

Digital Education made @EPFL in Benin12th September, 2018

(French) – A workshop for sciences and technology teachers in Benin has been organised in the frame of an H2020 european project for digital éducation for science and technologies. The project is driven by Prof. Denis Gillet.

Origami-Designed Drone Can Deform Upon Impact12th September, 2018

A drone developed by researchers at EPFL’s School of Engineering is undamaged during a crash because of its unique structure, which was inspired by both insect wings and origami.

Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics7th September, 2018

A team of eight EPFL students has come up with a portable biosensor that can measure the amount of vancomycin in a patient’s blood stream, enabling doctors to better control the dosage and reduce harmful side effects.

Sports Tech Roundup: Better Safety and Performance Through Sensors and GPS5th September, 2018

As sports become more competitive, accurately analyzing athletes’ bodies and movements becomes more important. All About Circuits lists some innovative products, among them the Magnetic Gates for Precise Time Tracking for Slalom Skiers developed in Prof. Aminian’s lab.

Amputees feel as though their prosthetic limb belongs to their own body28th August, 2018

This breakthrough approach combines virtual reality and artificial tactile sensations and is the work from a collaboration between different universities. It is featured in Science Daily.

An avatar uses your gait to predict how many calories you will burn24th August, 2018

Researchers from Prof. Auke Ijspeert laboratory developed an avatar that can predict how many calories you will burn. Their work is featured in Science Daily.

Smart Clothes with Electrodes10th August, 2018

Prof. Fabien Sorin is featured in Advanced Science News for his research on smart clothes.

Equipo internacional prueba tecnología de punta en tranques de Pencahue8th August, 2018

(Spanish) – School of Engineering researchers have developed floating, solar-powered robots to help protect Chile’s water reservoirs. These low-cost robots can be assembled together on the water surface to prevent the water from evaporating.

Switzerland: IoT Innovation Hub7th August, 2018

Prof. David Atienza, IoT expert and Professor at the School of Engineering explains to EETimes how EPFL is fast becoming an innovation hub.

Controlled naturally1st August, 2018

The spinal cord is a miracle of nature, and it is a long way from being full understood. Prof. Auke Ijspeert’s lab is building robot to explore the secrets of the spine.