Research Projects

Project Portfolio

 

Pre-competitive projects

 

(1) Food-Allergy-Chip: Bacterial/epitelial cell-culture platform to investigate the effect of

     probiotic foods on treatment of food allergy

            Dr. Sandro Carrara: Integrated system laboratory, EPFL

 

(2) Social Food and People: Characterizing Food Consumption Behaviour on Visual Social Media

            Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez: LIDIAP Social Computing Group, EPFL

 

(3) Exploring the interdependence between scientific and public opinion on nutrition through

      large-scale semantic analysis

            Prof. Karl Aberer: EPFL, Distributed Information Systems (LSIR)

 

(4) Towards enhanced food information labels applying augmented reality to provide personalised        nutritional and environmental information to consumers

            Dr. Nicolas Henchoz: EPFL+ECAL Lab

           Prof. Erckman Suren: Industrial Ecology Group, Institute for Earth Surface Dynamics (IDYST),             Faculty of Geosciences and Environment

            Arnaud Deriaz: Quantis

 

(5) Bioinspired self-cleaning surfaces for novel food packaging concepts

            Dr. Yves Leterrier, LPAC-IMX-EPFL

            Dr. Nicolas Henchoz: EPFL+ECAL Lab

 

(6) Understanding the role of dietary fibers in the gut on hydrogen sulfide production in young/old

            Prof. Elena Dubikovskaya, ISIC/Laboratory of Biomolecular Imaging

 

(7) Wireless  biocompatible acoustic biosensor for detection of bacteria in food packages

            Dr. Danick Briand, EPFL-LTMS

            Dr. Sandro Carrara: Integrated system laboratory, EPFL

 

(8) Healthiness and sustainability of food: how can we integrate people’s criteria to guide their             choices?

            Dr. Stefanie J. Krauth, EPFL-ENAC, HERUS

            Arnaud Deriaz: Quantis

 

(9) Multi-Panel Lab-on-a-Chip System based on Electrochemical Sensors for Allergens Testing on       Real Milk Samples in-the-field

            Dr. Sandro Carrara: Integrated system laboratory, EPFL

 

(10) Spectroscopic insight into oxidation processes in foods

            Prof. Laszlo Forro, LPMC – IPHYS – FSB, EPFL

            Dr. Endre Horvath, Laboratory of Complex Matter Physics (LPMC)

            Dr. Andrzej Sienkiewicz, Laboratory of Complex Matter Physics (LPMC)