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Eliminating cracks in 3D-printed metal components

Researchers at EPFL have developed a new laser 3D-printing technique to manufacture metal components with unprecedented resistance to high temperature, damage and corrosion. The method has applications in fields ranging from aerospace to power-generating turbines. (Click to read on)… ...

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Maartje Bastings Featured as Emerging Investigator in Two Journals

Maartje Bastings, head of the Programmable Biomaterials Laboratory at the School of Engineering (double affiliation in the Institute of Materials IMX and the Institute of Bioengineering IBI), appears in the respective Emerging Investigators 2019 issues of Journal of Materials Chemistry B and Biomaterials Science. (Click to read on)… ...

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Pierre-Etienne Bourban received the 2019 Rodolphe and Renée Haenny Prize

Pierre-Etienne Bourban received the 2019 Rodolphe and Renée Haenny Prize for his original contributions to the processing of hybrid materials for biomedical applications and of bio-sourced composites as well as for his crucial role in implementing discovery labs dedicated to practical and interdisciplinary teaching of materials science to students. ...

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The Institute of Materials Science is now ranked #6 worldwide

Two programs are now ranked in the top ten worldwide. According to the most recent QS World University Rankings, the Institute of Materials Science is now ranked #6 up from #10, and the Institute of Electrical Engineering is now ranked #9 up from #16. The Institute of Mechanical Engineering has moved up 9 positions to ...

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