Conferences - Seminars

25APR
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: Mining, smelting, and use of tungsten (W) have increased rapidly in the past few decades, but recently the US EPA declared this element an “emerging contaminant of concern,” because it is likely a carcinogen. Despite the health concerns, remarkably little research has yet addressed the environmental transport and fate of tungsten. As dissolved tungsten ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Tungsten isotopes as a probe of reactions governing environmental transport of a toxic heavy metal""
By Dr Laura Wasylenki, associate professor (visiting professor @EML-EPFL), Sesame Lab ...
25APR
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  13:15-14:10 GC D0 386

For this presentation Renaud Haerlingen will bring up a series of stories in order to share with the audience a constellation of levels at which Rotor found relevance in pursuing its endeavors. The sensitive relation to the existing materials and contingencies is certainly feeding the design projects, but it is also the underlying force that ... Read more about "Multi-Level Game - reuse and deconstruction in the building industry (conf. in French)"
By Renaud Haerlingen (°1976, Brussels) studied architecture at the Saint-Luc Institute ...
25APR
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  14:15-15:15 ME B10

The dynamics of confined droplets has been extensively studied during the last decades, in the footsteps of the development of digital microfluidics. In the field of oil recovery, numerous phenomena lead to the emulsification of petroleum while transported across a reservoir, e.g. viscous fingering or snap-off. The understanding of the peculiar dynamics of confined droplets ... Read more about "The dynamics of confined droplets"
By Etienne Reyssat and Ludovic Keiser Laboratoire de Physique et Mécanique ...

Cultural events

24APR
28APR
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  08:00-20:00 EPFL

Pour les trente ans d'Ingénieurs du Monde, la Semaine du Monde va battre son plein comme chaque année! Elle animera notre campus du 24 au 28 avril 2017! Rendez vous tous les midis sur l'esplanade (sauf lundi sur place Nord) pour d'incroyables repas du monde servis par les différentes associations des pays de notre campus. ... Read more about "Semaine du Monde 2017"

Exhibitions

20MAR
24JUN
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  Archizoom

En dépit de sa disponibilité et de sa durabilité la terre comme matériau de construction reste encore méconnue et n’est pas vraiment ancrée dans notre culture, alors qu’elle possède une tradition sous nos latitudes. Cette exposition veut rappeler l’histoire européenne du matériau terre, notamment la construction en pisé en France et son influence sur la ... Read more about "PISÉ - Tradition et potentiel"

Miscellaneous

25APR
07MAY
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  00:01-23:59

This year, the annual mobility survey takes place between Tuesday, 25 April and Sunday, 7 May 2017. Everyone will receive an invitation e-mail with a link to participate. The survey only takes a few minutes to answer and all contributors will participate in a random draw. Prizes are: 1x bike BMC Alpenchallenge AC01 105 worth ... Read more about "EPFL Mobility Survey 2017"
25APR
  15:00-17:30 BC420

The Doctoral School, the Study Programs Promotion Department and the Student Affairs Service are delighted to invite all newly enrolled PhD students for this gathering in order to meet and talk about all services available for them on the campus. At 3pm, we will meet in room BC 420. Prof. Pierre Vandergheynst, Vice-President for Education, ... Read more about "PhD Welcome Event"
By Pierre Vandergheynst, Vice-president for Education, and representatives of other services ...
25APR
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  19:15-22:00 MED 32215

Octanis provides a place for curious and creative minds to embark on exploratory, technical missions around the world. Our objective is to distill our findings into pragmatic solutions and inventions, accessible to everyone. Come to join us every Tuesday, on the third floor of the MED building. To see what we have done (rover, owl ... Read more about "Octanis Open Night"

Internal trainings

25APR
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  13:00-18:30 EPFL - Room CO 123

InnoSeed ENAC offers the opportunity to 8 ENAC researchers (PhD students, post-docs and scientific collaborators) to: Participate to an intensive pitch training session mentored by Paperboy Agency (25.04.17) Show their pitch at a public contest session mentored by Patrick Biro from Venture Kick (09.05.17) This a friendly but challenging workshop tailored for ENAC researchers (PhD ... Read more about "InnoSeed ENAC workshop: PITCH YOUR IMPACT in 120sec - THE TRAINING"

Call for proposal

13MAR
30APR
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Please take note that PSI (Paul Scherrer Institute) takes the responsibility to promote talented young scientists and engineers after a career break by providing fellowships for returning to science. This program was launched in 2009 for women as “Förderprogramm für Wiedereinsteigerinnen”. In 2015 it was also awarded to the first male fellow and is now ... Read more about "PSI Career Return Program - open call"