Tour of the Signal Processing Laboratory 5

 

On January 28, 2020, the alumni discovered the EPFL Signal Processing Laboratory 5, directed by Prof. Jean-Philippe Thiran. The following research topics were presented during the visit: Neural networks to reconstruct ultra-fast and higher quality ultrasound images Magnetic resonance imaging for in vivo analysis of brain connectivity Super-resolution: how to create very high-resolution video images… Read more »

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Visit of the water research institute Eawag in Dübendorf

 

On January 23rd, 2020, the EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland chapter organized a guided tour, in English and French, of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag).  This tour was an opportunity to visit the aquaticum, a cutting edge water treatment laboratory, and the market building dedicated to research on wastewater treament. The… Read more »

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Conference in Shanghai: TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE SPACE ECOSYSTEM:

 

On January 14th, 2020, and for their first reunion of the year, alumni living in Shanghai gathered for an insightful lecture with Prof. Jean-Paul Kneib, Director of EPFL Space Center (eSpace). He addressed the looming crisis with space debris and potential solutions, while introducing the Clean Space One project, a Swiss initiative to clean space. The… Read more »

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GUIDED TOUR OF URANIA-STERNWARTE’S ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY

 

For its last event of 2019, the EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland chapter invited alumni to dive into the stars with a visit to the Urania-Sternwarte Observatory in Zurich on Tuesday, December 3. Urania-Sternwarte is Zurich’s popular astronomical observatory, located in the heart of the city since 1907. Within it is a 12-ton telescope with a… Read more »

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AN OVERVIEW OF EMERGING JPEG STANDARDS WITH PROF. TOURADJ EBRAHIMI, EPFL

 

On October 29, 2019, the alumni from the Bay area had the opportunity to meet Professor Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL, Head of Multimedia Signal Processing Group, and Convenor (Chairman) of JPEG Standardization Committee. In this talk, Prof. Ebrahimi started with an overview of the design choices that led to the popular JPEG and JPEG 2000 image… Read more »

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Conference on the future of Milan 2015 World’s Fair site

 

Dans la continuité des liens tissés avec le Club IMD Italy, l’invitation à l’événement qu’il organisait à Milan le 22 novembre 2019 a été étendue au Alumni EPFL. La conférence-visite concernait le réaménagement et la stratégie de développement et marketing territorial du site de l’exposition universelle de MILAN2015. De l’urbanisme et à la mobilité de… Read more »

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Networking afterfork in Lausanne – november 2019

 

The monthly afterwork aperitif organized by the EPFL Alumni Vaud-Valais chapter took place n November 26th, 2019, at the bar Le Nomade. It was the opportunity for 30 graduates to share a nice moment before the end of year break.

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Visit of BrainServe

 

(Visit was in French) Ce sont 25 alumni qui ont eu la chance de visiter la société BrainServe à Crissier le 25 novembre 2019, et ont été accueillis par la direction au complet, dont les deux fondateurs, eux-mêmes alumni EPFL, Patrick Segu (MT’93) et Gabriel Boissonard (SC’03). Que fait au juste BrainServe ? Les données constituent… Read more »

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EPFL Connect

 

On November 18th, 2019, EPFL Alumni and EPFL Vice-Presidency for Innovation organized a networking event for EPFL entrepreneurs and innovation enthusiasts to significantly extend their network over the course of one evening. The event was animated by professional facilitators, who had a lot of playful tricks to help everyone meet a lot of people in a short… Read more »

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