Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne has an enviable position for the quality of its research, spanning cancer research, image recognition, molecular dynamics calculations, high efficiency solar cells and architecture. The professors leading research activities are given the freedom to teach, search and transfer knowledge to the outside world.
Research activities include innovative solutions for environmental issues; collaborative trans-disciplinary projects using scientific knowledge on design processes and findings from other fields; modelling molecular materials and advanced silicon photovoltaics for a solar-powered future. The School of Computer and Communication Sciences is one of the main European centres in the field.
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