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The Legged Robotics Team of  the Autonomous Systems Lab, was awarded the Best Robot Video Award at the AAAI Video Competition 2014, July 27-31, 2014 in Québec City, Canada, for his video “How to engineer a dog”.

More | Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems | Autonomous Systems Lab | Prof. Roland Siegwart


The Focus Project, Formula Student Electric, is a triumph! The AMZ Racing Team earned the overall victory with a great performance in the Formula Student Germany. This marks the biggest success in the AMZ history.

More (German) | AMZ | Institute of Virtual ManufacturingProf. Pavel Hora


Alex Hasse, former doctoral student with Prof. Mazza and Prof. Ermanni, and former post-doc in Prof. Ermanni’s team(Pioneer Grant), was appointed associate professor at the University of Erlangen in July.

Institute of Mechanical Systems and Laboratory of Composite Materials and Adaptive Structures | Prof. Edoardo Mazza and Prof. Dr. Paolo Ermanni


Google is working with various universities on Project Tango, an initiative to develop mobile devices that sense surroundings in three dimensions and allows for indoor navigation. The first devices are expected to be released next year. ETH Zurich is playing a significant role in the project.

ETH-News ArticleInstitute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems | Autonomous Systems Lab | Prof. Roland Siegwart | Simon Lynen


No fossil fuels to produce heating and warm water for all the buildings in a village - this is the ambitious goal of the research project “Zernez Energia 2020”. ETH scientists investigated the feasibility of this project and presented their initial findings in an exhibition.

ETH-News Article (German)| Institute of Process Engineering | Separation Processes Laboratory | Prof. Marco Mazzotti


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