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Note: The News Channel lists all of the news articles published since October 2016 – for older articles please refer to the EPFL News Archive.

Scaramuzza lab at IROS 2017

Scaramuzza lab was nominated for the Best Paper Award on Safety Security and Rescue Robotics Finalist and ranked 2nd at the IROS 2017 Autonomous Drone Race.

New NCCR Robotics Spin Fund

The NCCR Robotics Spin Fund committee has granted Hadrien Michaud the Spin Fund for Feeltronix, hosted at Lacour lab. Feeltronix recently received Venturekick stage 2. Read more

Over 1000 teachers trained to use Thymio in Switzerland

Over the past 4 years over 1000 teachers in Switzerland have been trained to use Thymio in the classroom, more than half of them were trained last year alone, showing the rapid growth in interest.

Announcement of a new NCCR Robotics associate PI: Laura Marchal Crespo

We are happy to announce that Prof. Laura Marchal-Crespo from ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern, has joined our NCCR Robotics community as associate PI in December 2017. Please join us welcoming Prof. Marchal-Crespo – her competences will be a great contribution to our research. – Dario Floreano (NCCR Director) and Robert Riener (NCCR Co-director) Laura Marchal-Crespo is an Assistant Professor at the …

Elias Mueggler PhD Defense

Elias Mueggler (Scaramuzza Lab), defended his PhD thesis about Event-based Vision for High-Speed Robotics in June with the final grade of Summa Cum Laude.

Prix Zonta for Margarita Chli

Professor Margarita Chli, NCCR Robotics Professor, was awarded the Prix Zonta 2017 for her research on machine vision. With this prize the Swiss Zonta Clubs honor women for their achievements in the scientific and technical field. Margarita Chli receives the prize from Anne Gerhards, President Zonta Switzerland (Picture: Clelia Zoller) The award ceremony under the …

EPFL will be involved in Switzerland’s first Digital Day

On 21 November, digitalswitzerland will organize this country’s first Digital Day with events in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Chur, as well as on EPFL’s campus. Over 40 supporting partners will be joined that day by Swiss President Doris Leuthard and Federal Councilors Johann Schneider-Ammann and Alain Berset. What does digitization mean for Switzerland and the …