Materials News

AI and NMR spectroscopy determine atoms configuration in record time

EPFL scientists have developed a machine-learning approach that can be combined with experiments to determine, in record time, the location of atoms in powdered solids. Their method can be applied to complex molecules containing thousands of atoms and could be of particular interest to the pharmaceutical industry. ...

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Maartje Bastings received the 2018 Young Investigator Research Grant

Maartje Bastings (head of the Programmable Biomaterials Laboratory PBL, jointly appointed in the IMX and IBI institutes) has been awarded a highly competitive 2018 Young Investigator Research Grant by the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), for a proposal titled "Detecting inequity in dendritic cells through bio-inspired synthetic T cells" (submitted jointly with Ralf Jungmann from ...

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Nanoskyrmionics

Kick-off meeting of the Sinergia network "Discovery and Nanoengineering of Novel Skyrmion-hosting Materials" on November 9, 2017 at IMX. [Click to read on] ...

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Embark on a cognitive revolution at EPFL

This project conducted in collaboration with the Institute of Materials’ Workshop, l’ATMX first realized a prototype and then four machines that look like a science-fiction rendition of historical train wheels, equipped with apparent gears and moving parts, all of which are chromed to reflective perfection. These machines are are displayed at the ArtLab. The art-science ...

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IUPAP C10 Young Scientist Award for Michele Ceriotti

Dr Michele Ceriotti from the Institute of Materials, École Polytechnique, Switzerland has been awarded the C10 Young Scientist Award for 2018 "For his work on the development of novel and original algorithms to extend the scope and accuracy of molecular dynamics simulations, and to rationalize and predict the structure-property relations in complex materials. " Prof. ...

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SVMT Prize 2017 for Gauthier Depierre

Congratulations to Gauthier Depierre who won the SVMT Prize 2017 of the best Master thesis in industry in Materials science and engineering. This prize was given during the graduation Ceremony of October 7th, 2017 ...

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