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Talks & events

27 July 2016, Talk

Processes Utilizing Redox Materials for Solar Thermal Energy Conversion

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29 July 2016, Seminar

Global CO2 Utilization Strategy

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19 September 2016 - 21 September 2016, Workshop

4th ETH-Chalmers Bilateral Workshop

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6 October 2016, Presentation

MaP InSight - Careers in Materials and Processes

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Students' information events

19 September 2016, Students' event

Tag der Neueintretenden Bachelor in Maschineningenieurwissenschaften

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19 September 2016, Students' event

Welcome day Master in D-MAVT

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In the media


Rule of thumb for faster computing

In computer science exactness is often illusory. Computer models merely represent a confirmation of our incomplete understanding of the world. A report from the Neue Zürcher Zeitung with Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos. Read more


Cover page of the "Energy Technology" Journal

Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's team made the cover page of the "Energy Technology" Journal, Volume 4, Issue 5, May 2016. Read more



2016 ASME Solar Energy Graduate Student Award

Simon Ackermann, from Prof. Steinfeld's group, is the recipient of the 2016 ASME Solar Energy Graduate Student Award  for his Doctoral Thesis: “Redox Kinetics and Transport Phenomena of Reticulated Porous Ceria”. He was presented with the award plaque, along with a $1000 check, at the banquet of the ASME Power & Energy Conference, June 28, in Charlotte, USA. Read more


Optimising ship’s engines with the help of virtual sensors

A new ETH spin-off, Vir2sense, specialises in the development of virtual testbeds designed to optimise the performance of marine diesel engines. The young entrepreneurs, Christophe Barro and Panagiotis Kyrtatos, hope to sell their product to big shipping companies. Read more 


Humans and robots set to take their marks

At the Cybathlon, 74 athletes from 25 countries will be showing how robotic technology helps them in their daily lives. In 100 days, the starting gun will be fired on the world’s first trial of bionic strength. The Swiss public broadcaster Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF) will incorporate the Cybathlon into a day of themed programming and broadcast the unique competition live. Read more 


Biology meets robotics at WEF China

Imagine healing your body with thoughts, trapping bacteria with magnets, and designing micro robots to swim like Salmonella. Speaking on the interface between biology and engineering, ETH Zurich professors step into the Ideas Lab at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China. Read more 


From 0 to 100 in 1.513 seconds

The grimsel electric racing car broke the world record for acceleration by an electric car today. The vehicle accelerated from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.513 seconds over a distance of less than 30 m. The record-breaking car was developed by students at ETH Zurich and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Read more 


MaP Award

Dr. Ivo Leibacher from Prof. Jürg Dual’s group, Dr. Arabella Mauri from Prof. Edoardo Mazza’s group, Dr. Christian Peters from Prof. Christofer Hierold’s group and Dr. Gianvito Vilé from D-CHAB were nominated for the MaP Award 2016. The award won by Dr. Gianvito Vilé and presented at the MaP Graduate Symposium 2016 at ETH Zurich on 9 June 2016. Read more

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