Talks & events

8 July 2015, Colloquium

Microfluidics of Left-Right Symmetry Breaking in Mammal Embryos

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15 July 2015, Seminar

Synergistic hybrids between concentrating solar thermal and com-bustion processes

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31 May 2016, Other


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Students' information events

14 September 2015, Students' event

Tag der Neueintretenden Master im D-MAVT

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14 September 2015, Students' event

Tag der Neueintretenden Bachelor in Maschineningenieurwissenschaften

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In the media


Vortices of fishes are similar to those of airplanes

Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos

Researchers in the team of Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos discovered that vortices generated by fish are similar to those of airplane wings. The air vortex on wings also behave according to the highly complex laws of fluid dynamics. Read more


"Einstein" about Scalevo

Focus Project Scalevo

"Einstein", a program on "Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen", reported on Thursday, May 21, 2015 about the Focus Project Scalevo, a stair climbing wheelchair. (from minute 8:05) Read more



Engineering Week at the ETH Zurich

Injection simulator

During the Engineering Week pupils from “Kantonsschule am Burggraben St. Gallen” designed, programmed and evaluated an injection simulator for spinal anesthesia. The spinal anesthesia is a challenge in the practical work and hard to practice for medical students. In order to provide better practice facilities, the pupils developed a new solution, which simulates the insertion of the needle for spinal anesthesia on a model. Read more


Best Poster and Image Award at the MaP Graduate Symposium 2015

Double-Emulsion von Ivo Leibacher

Ivo Leibacher, Doctoral student in Prof. Jürg Dual’s group, won the first prize for the "Poster" and the second prize for the "Best Image Award" at the Materials and Processes Graduate Symposium 2015. Read more


IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation 2016

Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea

Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea is the recipient of the IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation 2016, which is the most prestigious award presented by the IEEE in the field of robotics and automation. Read more


3D for all

3D printing at ETH Zurich. (Photo: PDZ Product Development Group Zurich)

The use of 3D printing continues to rise among students and researchers. ETH Zurich has set up a special web platform so people will be able to find the right printer faster in future. At the same time, the ETH Additive Manufacturing Community has also been created, forming a place where researchers can exchange ideas on the various applications of 3D printing. Read more 


Best Paper Award at the ASME Turbo Expo 2015

Prof. Nicolas Noiray

Prof. Nicolas Noiray received the Best Paper Award at the ASME Turbo Expo 2015 for a contribution presented in 2014 at the same conference. Read more


Assistant professor at University of Nevada

Dr. Kostas Alexis

Dr. Kostas Alexis, senior researcher on Control and Path Planning for Aerial Robots at the Autonomous Systems Lab was elected Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno as of 1 July 2015. The focus of himself and his team will be on advancing the robotic navigational and operational autonomy. Read more

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