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Computer Science - Microtechnics - 15.05.2019
New extracurricular activities at EPFL for Vaud schoolchildren
New extracurricular activities at EPFL for Vaud schoolchildren

Microtechnics - Innovation - 18.04.2019
Jamie Paik's robots to take the stage at the TED conference
Jamie Paik's robots to take the stage at the TED conference
Jamie Paik, the head of EPFL's Reconfigurable Robotics Lab, will present her reconfigurable robots at the TED2019 conference in Vancouver on 18 April.

Microtechnics - Environment - 20.03.2019
Johnson Moves Research to How Robots Climb Rocky Terrain
The desert is a tricky place for robots to navigate - just ask Aaron Johnson.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 04.03.2019
Mini cheetah is the first four-legged robot to do a backflip
Mini cheetah is the first four-legged robot to do a backflip
Robot's lightweight, high-power design is the perfect platform to share and play, developers say. The four-legged powerpack can bend and swing its legs wide, enabling it to walk either right-side up or upside down. The robot can also trot over uneven terrain about twice as fast as an average person's walking speed.

Transport - Microtechnics - 01.03.2019
Drone Delivery Research Picks Up
Department of Energy funds interdisciplinary project studying implications of the future of autonomous robots In the future, fleets of drones may carry packages overhead while autonomous robots as small as a dog or as large as a box truck may roll along our sidewalks and streets.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 25.01.2019
Team Uses Drones To Inspect Irrigation Canals for Japanese Rice Farms
Kenji Shimada, professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, and his team of engineers are using unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, to detect damage to agricultural water canals in a town in Niigata, an agricultural district on the northwest coast of Japan's main island.

Microtechnics - 22.01.2019
Increasing Skepticism Against Robots
01/22/2019 In Europe, people are more reserved regarding robots than they were five years ago. This is shown in a new study published by scientists from Linz and Würzburg.

Microtechnics - Life Sciences - 16.01.2019
Stanford’s Robot Makers: David Lentink
David Lentink is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University. His lab is known for its work on aerial vehicles - drones and winged robots - that are inspired by birds, bats and flying insects.

Microtechnics - 16.01.2019
Walking robots made more affordable
Walking robots made more affordable

Microtechnics - Transport - 09.01.2019
NREC Building Its Largest Robot
Massive machine will use automated system to protect Mighty Mississippi with concrete mats A yellow, steel structure constructed this fall in front of Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics E

Microtechnics - Materials Science - 03.12.2018
Our new roommate, the drone
Our new roommate, the drone

Microtechnics - 25.10.2018
Creating curious robots: UW researchers get Honda grant to build a mathematical model of curiosity
Creating curious robots: UW researchers get Honda grant to build a mathematical model of curiosity
Administrative affairs Arts and entertainment Buildings and grounds For UW employees Health and medicine Honors and awards Official notices Politics and government UW and the community Curious Minded Machine is a new initiative by Honda Research Institute USA, Inc. to design a system that learns continuously in a humanlike, curiosity-driven way.

Microtechnics - 24.10.2018
Small flying robots haul heavy loads
Small flying robots can perch and move objects 40 times their weight with the help of powerful winches and two previous inventions - gecko adhesives and microspines.

Electroengineering - Microtechnics - 19.10.2018
Microelectronics: The unsung hero of everyday life
Microelectronics: The unsung hero of everyday life

Microtechnics - 19.09.2018
Hocus pocus with a robotic focus
UCLA roboticist Dennis Hong and his robot magician, MAGI, shine on the Netflix show 'Magic for Humans' Amy Akmal Dennis Hong, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of RoMeLa

Microtechnics - Event - 03.09.2018
Visitors of all ages try their hand at flying a drone at EPFL
Visitors of all ages try their hand at flying a drone at EPFL

Microtechnics - Event - 20.08.2018
Be a drone pilot for a weekend
Be a drone pilot for a weekend

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 09.08.2018
Human and Machine Interaction in Complex Systems
Human and Machine Interaction in Complex Systems
By Birgit Baustädter Progress in the fields of automation, communication, Internet of Things and artificial intelligence increasingly invites the question of what role humans will play in factories of the future.

Microtechnics - 02.08.2018
Siemens supports cutting-edge research
Siemens supports cutting-edge research

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 22.06.2018
RoboCup 2018 Canada: GRIPS Team from TU Graz are World-Champions
RoboCup 2018 Canada: GRIPS Team from TU Graz are World-Champions
Major success for a student team from TU Graz: GRIPS RoboCup team becomes world champion in the "Logistics" league of the RoboCup 2018 in Montreal, Canada.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 09.05.2018
The TU Graz Field Robotics Team TEDUSAR
The TU Graz Field Robotics Team TEDUSAR
By Michael Müller How do you build robot systems which can explore the environment autonomously? The field robotics team TEDUSAR deals with this question and many others.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 22.03.2018
Robotic collaboration in timber construction
Robotic collaboration in timber construction
Researchers from ETH Zurich are using a new method for digital timber construction in a real project for the first time.

Microtechnics - 23.02.2018
Meet Tribot, the Swiss Army knife of robots for rescue missions

Microtechnics - Innovation - 19.01.2018
Using haptic feedback joysticks to fly drones
A new joystick developed by startup MotionPilot lets users fly drones with just one hand in a fun, intuitive way.

Microtechnics - Materials Science - 28.09.2017
Biodegradable microsensors for food monitoring
A new generation of microsensors could provide the vital link between food products and the Internet of Things. ETH researchers have developed an ultra-thin temperature sensor that is both biocompatible and biodegradable. Nowadays microsensors are already used in many different applications, such as the detection of poisonous gases.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 20.09.2017
Drones can almost see in the dark
A conventional camera and an event camera (on the right) picture the same building. The latter reports changes in brightness for each pixel.

Microtechnics - 04.09.2017
First-ever EPFL Drone Days a runaway success

Microtechnics - Event - 29.08.2017
Drones will take center stage this weekend at EPFL
Drones will take center stage this weekend at EPFL

Microtechnics - 28.08.2017
A drone to rescue fawns
A drone to rescue fawns
Using a thermal camera mounted on a drone, an EPFL student has found a way to spot fawns before the harvester passes through.

Health - Microtechnics - 10.08.2017
An expert in tiny medical helpers
An expert in tiny medical helpers
Simone Schürle likes to get to the bottom of things. Since August, the microand nanotechnology expert has been working as Assistant Professor of Responsive Biomedical Systems at ETH Zurich to develop tiny machines for medical applications in the human body.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 31.07.2017
RoboCup Japan 2017: GRIPS Team from TU Graz are Vice-Champions
RoboCup Japan 2017: GRIPS Team from TU Graz are Vice-Champions
Another major success for a student team from TU Graz: GRIPS RoboCup team wins second place in the "Logistics" league of the RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya, Japan.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 10.07.2017
TU Graz tests autonomous transport logistics in the 'last mile'
TU Graz tests autonomous transport logistics in the ’last mile’
Drones as modern carrier pigeons and autonomous electric vehicles as urban suppliers: TU Graz's expertise is at a premium in trialling of new delivery methods.

Microtechnics - Innovation - 19.06.2017
EPFL to become drone central in early September
EPFL to become drone central in early September

Microtechnics - 24.05.2017
Educative robotics at IFÉ

Innovation - Microtechnics - 05.05.2017
Construction start for NEST unit 'dfab
Construction start for NEST unit ’dfab
On May 2, at the ground-breaking ceremony for the NEST unit 'dfab house', the project team, consisting of the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) 'Digital Fabrication', ETH Zurich and nu

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 19.04.2017
10 years of RoboCupJunior in Austria: A playground and career ladder for budding technologists
10 years of RoboCupJunior in Austria: A playground and career ladder for budding technologists

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 09.03.2017
A cyborg as robotics teacher
A cyborg as robotics teacher

Microtechnics - Materials Science - 16.12.2016
A drone that flies (almost) like a bird
A drone has been equipped with feathers to increase its precision during flight. The bio-inspired device can spread or close its wings while flying, making it easier to maneuver and more resistant in high winds.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 09.11.2016
Robotic encounters
Visitors are flocking to Treffpunkt Science City. Around 3,600 captivated visitors attended the Sunday Special 'Die Roboter sind los' (Robots on the loose) to see ETH Zurich's various robotics projects in action.

Materials Science - Microtechnics - 27.10.2016
A Composite Thread that Varies in Rigidity
A Composite Thread that Varies in Rigidity
EPFL scientists have developed a new type of composite thread that varies in stiffness depending on its temperature.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 04.07.2016
World champions: TU Graz teams secure victory at RoboCup
World champions: TU Graz teams secure victory at RoboCup
Two TU Graz teams achieve success at the RoboCup2016: Team TEDUSAR becomes world champion in Autonomous Exploration in the Rescue Robot league; Team GRIPS wins third place in the Logistics league and is Rookie of the Year Photographic material available for download at the end of the report.

Microtechnics - 10.05.2016
EPFL inaugurates a building for teaching and research
EPFL inaugurates a building for teaching and research
10. The new Mechanical Engineering building designed by architect Dominique Perrault hosts the Discovery Learning Labs, an innovative teaching project meant to encourage students to engage in experimentation and learning through discovery.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 26.04.2016
Orientation for robots: TU Graz launches Christian Doppler-Lab for Semantic 3D Computer Vision
Orientation for robots: TU Graz launches Christian Doppler-Lab for Semantic 3D Computer Vision
Funded by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and the Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, the team wants to enable computers to orientate themselves in a non-standard environment.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 17.02.2016
"Alan Turing’s ideas still influence research"
Founded in 2015, the new Turing Centre at ETH Zurich brings together researchers and students of science, engineering and humanities.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 10.02.2016
Drones Learn To Search Forest Trails for Lost People
Drones Learn To Search Forest Trails for Lost People
Researchers at the University of Zurich, the Università della Svizzera italiana, and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland have developed software enabling drones to autonomously detect and follow forest paths.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 05.11.2015
EPFL hosts robots from all over Switzerland
05. They fly, crawl, swim or sift through rubble after a disaster: robots from all across Switzerland were brought to EPFL on Wednesday for the first ever Swiss Robotics Industry Day (video report).

Microtechnics - 28.09.2015
A folding robot weighing 4 grams that crawls and jumps
28. Researchers at EPFL have come up with a folding, reconfigurable robot that is capable of crawling and jumping.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 12.08.2015
An insect eye for drones
An insect eye for drones
12. Inspired by the compound eyes of fruit flies, a team of researchers from EPFL has developed an artificial eye that allows robots to detect and avoid obstacles.

Innovation - Microtechnics - 09.02.2015
Gimball takes off in the Middle East
Gimball takes off in the Middle East

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 21.05.2014
Robots transform into furniture at EPFL
EPFL scientists are creating futuristic furniture that can move around and autonomously change its shape.