Conferences - Seminars

06FEB
04DEC
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  11:00-13:00 EPFL Fribourg

The smart living lunches take place every first Tuesday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm at the smart living lab in Fribourg. Two researchers present during 20 minutes their work related to the smart living lab's research fields that can range from construction technologies, to material sciences and renewable energy production systems, ... Read more about "smart living lunches"
24APR
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  09:00-10:00 GC B1 10

The effective isolation of high-level radioactive waste emplaced in deep geological repositories is based upon the multi-barrier principle (the KBS-3V concept). It is assumed that bentonites and montmorillonitic clays, which will be used as the buffer and backfill material, will provide for the stabilisation and mechanical protection of the container, limit advective transfer, reduce the ... Read more about "The research of buffer and backfill clays in the Czech Republic."
By Dr. I. Hanusová, SÚRAO
24APR
  10:15-11:15 CM 1 113

In this talk I will fill in an analogy between Verdier duality for sheaves and Koszul duality for algebras over operads. To make this analogy precise we will consider the underlying categorical structure present in both situations. Time permitting I will explain how understanding Koszul duality for modular operads from this perspective can be used ... Read more about "Topology Seminar: Six operations formalism for generalized operads"
By Benjamin Ward (Stockholm University)
24APR
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  12:15-13:00 DIA 005

Abstract: Apix-Analytics, the leader in Nano-Sensor (NEMS) based gas chromatography (GC) system is a start-up company from CEA-LETI and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) founded in December 2011. The presentation will present why NEMS resonators offer a unique breakthrough technology in the GC field and will discuss how the key challenges such as industrialization, ... Read more about "APIX: NEMS-based gas chromatograph"
24APR
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  12:15-13:15 GR A3 32

Abstract: Methanogenic archaea are among the biochemically and physiologically best studied groups of microorganisms and, by producing the greenhouse gas methane, play an important role in regulating global climate. Research has shown these Archaea to be widespread in anoxic freshwater and marine sediments. Yet, many open questions remain. Genomic analyses on recently discovered archaeal phyla ... Read more about "EESS talk on "A fresh look at microbial methane cycling in lacustrine and marine sediments""
24APR
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  12:15-13:15 MED01418

In the 16th century Thomas More described an ideal and sustainable city in his book Utopia. Today´s an ideal city should comply with the Near Zero Energy Building directive (nick name for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2010/31/EU)) and going beyond. PV electricity is already today the cheapest if produced in countries with high ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Solar energy harvesting and storage - an integrated approach"
24APR
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  12:15-13:15 Campus Biotech, H8 Auditorium D

I will show that continuous optogenetic stimulation of excitatory neurons in visual cortex results in strong gamma-band oscillations, and respective white-noise stimulation reveals gamma-band resonance. Correspondingly, visual stimulation with artificial or natural stimuli induces gamma-band synchronization. Gamma in visual area V4 entails gamma-rhythmic modulation of the gain of spike responses and of behavioral reaction times. ... Read more about "Rhythms for Cognition: Communication through Coherence"
By Prof Pascal Fries, Ernst Strüngmann Institute, Frankfurt, GE.
24APR
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  16:15-17:30 MA A3 31

The finite element system framework captures essential features of known mixed finite element spaces and has enabled the construction of new spaces of vector fields for PDEs with variational formulations in H(curl) and H(div), or, more generally, sequences of spaces of differential forms with such regularity. In joint work with Kaibo Hu we have generalized ... Read more about "Finite element systems and complexes of differential forms for the Stokes equation"
By Prof. Snorre CHRISTIANSEN (University of Oslo)
24APR
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  18:00-20:00 MXF 1

First event organized by Polyquity, the newest commission of Agepoly. The Awareness team invite you to a conference for a better understanding of gender inequality in different domains and how to react. The event will be followed by a nice apero where we will all be able to share our ideas, opinions and thoughts. We ... Read more about "Gender Inequality in the Workplace and Academia"
By - Eglantine Jamet et Sigolène Chavane, venant de la société Artemia ...

Cultural events

20MAR
04MAY
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Hi! You haven't bought your ticket for the EPFL's major event Festival Balélec? Do not wait too long - come and get it at our stands! 35CHF, at Balélec Stands on ESPLANADE, every WEDNESDAY from 12H to 13H30 ! => all the ticket counter information here! Every year in May, Festival Balélec turn EPFL's campus ... Read more about "Festival Balélec Ticket selling"
24APR
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  12:00-13:00 Salle Polyvalente

With this programme, the musicians present a selection of the finest melodies on the theme of wandering. In the accompaniment resonates the sound trace of the wanderer’s steps. One hears quarter notes, sometimes heavy and sometimes cheerful, which either reflect the feelings of the narrator or the nature that surrounds them, one hears sixteenth notes ... Read more about "Midday-concert - Musical peregrinations"
By Matthias Geissbühler (baryton) & Stephanie Gurga (piano)

Exhibitions

21FEB
17AUG
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  10:00-13:00 Rolex Learning Center

For the start of the semester of Spring 2018, the EPFL Library is putting Mathematics in the spotlight and offers from Wednesday, February 21, a selection of documents at the Espace Découverte "Mathematics and Music", as well as an exhibition of Ancient Books "Les Mathématiques sous toutes leurs formes". "Mathematics and Music", February-April 2018, Espace ... Read more about "Mathematics expose themselves"
26FEB
01JUN
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  Espace Archizoom

Les designers Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec se vouent pour la première fois à l’espace public. Leur objectif consiste à apporter une magie nouvelle aux lieux dans lesquels nous évoluons et nous nous rencontrons. Read more about "Rêveries Urbaines - Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec"
12APR
04MAY
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  Project Room

Dès les années 1970, Bernard Gachet n’a eu de cesse de parcourir le monde et d’en dessiner les vestiges architecturaux, en particulier ceux du Moyen-Orient et de l’Indochine. Cette quête l’amène à cultiver l’idée d’une parole donnée entre l’Occident et l’Orient méditerranéen, antique et contemporain. Read more about "REGARDS DESSINÉS SUR LE MONDE"

Thesis defenses

24APR
By Konstantin KARANDASHEV

Miscellaneous

20FEB
29MAY
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  19:00-21:00 CM1104

Le club d'échecs "La Dame Blanche" vous invite tous les mardi du semestre en CM 1104 de 19 à 21h. De débutant à confirmé vous êtes tous bienvenus pour jouer, apprendre et faire connaissance. Site web : chess.epfl.ch Facebook : fb.com/chess.epfl Read more about "Club d'échecs EPFL : tous les mardis"
21FEB
30MAY
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  19:00-22:00 CM 1 221

The EPFL Go Club Ishigo invites you every Wednesday of the semester in CM 1221 at 7pm. From beginner to advanced you are all welcome to play, learn and get to know each other! Read more about "EPFL Go Club: every Wednesdays"
27FEB
29MAY
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  19:30-22:00 MED 3 2215

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Open Night @ Octanis"
17APR
28MAY
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PLACE Idiap Research Institute, rue Marconi 19, 1920 Martigny Date of the event: August 28 to Sept 18 2018 Register to receive more info till: 26th of May 2018 http://www.createchallenge.org/register Submit your project proposal, deadline: 28 May 2018 OUR MISSION The International Create Challenge provides the ideal breeding space and resources to drive early stage ... Read more about "ICC'2018 7th Edition, from Idea to startup"
24APR
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  19:30-20:30 MED 3 2215

Are you an explorer of the world looking for your next learning adventure? Do you enjoy working on open questions and global interdisciplinary problems? Are you searching for a non-formal program where you can meet like-minded people and develop your research and transversal skills? Science Survival Kit program might be exactly for you! Come talk ... Read more about "Science Survival Kit Summer Camp in Croatia - Info Session"
By Tamara Milosević

Internal trainings

23APR
24APR
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  08:30-17:30 MA B0 426

En utilisant le logiciel NI LabVIEW, des matériels d'acquisition de données DAQ enfichables et du matériel NI CompactDAQ, explorez les principes fondamentaux de l'acquisition de données et du conditionnement de signaux sur PC. Pendant ce cours, vous faites l'acquisition d'une expérience pratique de l'installation et de la configuration du matériel DAQ et vous apprenez à ... Read more about "LabVIEW, DAQ (FR)"
By National Instruments    
24APR
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  08:30-11:30 MA B0 424

L’application permet le suivi des commandes de votre unité, le suivi des engagements intégrés à la comptabilité, la consultation de l’historique des commandes en passant par la liste des fournisseurs agréés. A travers cette application, vous serez instruits sur l’utilisation de l’e-procurement (catalogues en ligne) et les approbations électroniques. Vous aurez également l’occasion de vous ... Read more about "Formation SESAME ACHATS"
By Aline Villars & Anna Lucciarini
24APR
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  09:30-17:00 BI A0 398

Interactive Workshop. All staff members who wish to understand the positive impact of networking on their job search, and to practice effective techniques to improve their effectiveness. Read more about "Networking to enhance your job search"
By Career Center
24APR
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  11:30-13:00 BM 5202

Ces séances sont prévues pour tout le personnel administratif. Le domaine de la recherche (DAR), comprenant le Research Office, le Technology Transfer Office et l’Equipment & Centers Managent Office, a le plaisir de vous inviter à une séance d’information et d’échanges. Au programme : Présentation par Matthias Gäumann, Délégué à la Recherche : Organisation du ... Read more about "[Séances d'information du Domaine de la recherche]"
24APR
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Information Session: Teaching requirement for PhD students & Productive Hours on Research Projects These sessions, intended for professors, will inform you about new EPFL PhD regulations (currently under consultation) that make teaching assistantship a PhD requirement, and will introduce you to the new CHRONOS tool (new tool for timekeeping), which will be used for funded ... Read more about "[Info. Sessions: Teaching Requirement for PhD Students & Productive Hours]"

Call for proposal

18MAR
15MAY
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The annual Development Impact Grants competition challenges EPFL students to identify and develop innovative solutions for real-world social and environmental problems. Who can apply? This competition was launched by CODEV in March 2018 and currently offers grants of CHF 5’000 - 10’000 for project proposals submitted by Bachelor, Master or PhD students. CODEV will provide ... Read more about "NEW ! Development Impact Grants"
17APR
25APR
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The SwissCompanyMaker workshop Bern 2018 is launching a call for applications to all idea champions. The workshop specifically targets very early to early high-technology entrepreneurial ideas from all fields and from all over Switzerland. Over a condensed two-and-a-half-day, the workshop prepares participants for the entry into the existing Swiss start-up promotion ecosystem. Individuals or teams ... Read more about "Call for applications: SwissCompanyMaker workshop Bern 2018"

Deadline

09FEB
24APR
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  CHUV, César Roux Auditorium, BH 08 Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne

The symposium will be dedicated to students and post-docs, who will have the opportunity to present their work, either via poster or oral presentation after abstracts selection by the organizing committee. Registration is free for LIMNA members but mandatory (http://www.limna.ch/events/581). Deadline for abstracts submission: April 3, 2018. Registration deadline: April 24, 2018. 10 abstracts will ... Read more about "REGISTRATION IS OPEN: 11th Lausanne Integrative Metabolism and Nutrition Alliance (LIMNA) symposium"
By Prof. Béatrice Desvergne, Center for Integrative Genomics, UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland ...