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The ETH spin-off Selfnation, which offers women’s made-to-measure jeans over the internet, impressed the jury of Venture Kick’s young entrepreneur competition and won one of two awards worth CHF 130,000.

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Prof. Marco Mazzotti was awarded with the title of Doctor honories causa from the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany). He is being recognized for his efforts in process engineering, in particular for developing the scientific bases to study various separation processes.

More (German)| Institute of Process Engineering | Separation Processes Laboratory | Prof. Marco Mazzotti


Marco Altheimer, doctoral student in Prof. Rudolf von Rohr's team, received the Best Speaker Award for his oral presentation about the paper "Optical investigation of bubbly flows in highly porous structures" at the iCAIM - International Conference on Applications for Image Based Measurements 2014 in Leipzig, Germany, June 24-25, 2014.

Institute of Process Engineering | Transport Processes and Reactions Laboratory | Prof. Philipp Rudolf von Rohr | Marco Altheimer


Tom Cooper, former doctoral student and presently postdoc in the group of Prof. Steinfeld, received the ASME Solar Energy Graduate Student Award, which recognizes an outstanding PhD thesis in the area of solar energy. The Award was presented at the ASME  8th Int. Conf. on Energy Sustainability, Boston, USA, June 30 - July 2, 2014.

Institute of Energy Technology | Professorship of Renewable Energy Carriers | Prof. Aldo Steinfeld | Tom Cooper


Moving 3-dimensional animated characters on a 2D screen is not an easy task. Animation artists study for years to learn how to do this. ETH researchers are making their lives a bit easier - with a new input device which assembles virtual characters based on a modular design approach. 

ETH-News Article | Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems | Autonomous Systems Lab | Prof. Roland Siegwart


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