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Talks & events

28 August 2017, Congress

New cold-chain and packaging technologies to reduce food losses

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7 September 2017, Congress

Tagung der Verbrennungsforschung in der Schweiz

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13 September 2017 - 15 September 2017, Congress

Additive Manufacturing in Products and Applications - International scientific conference

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Students' information events

18 September 2017, Students' event

Begrüssung der Bachelor Neueintretenden

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18 September 2017, Students' event

Welcome to the first-year Master students

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In the media


Algorithms teaching drones to 'see'

Reuters reports about how Professor Margarita Chli and her group at the Visions for Robotics Lab are developing algorithms to help drones 'see' and understand their environment. Read more 


Breath test for diabetics

Andreas Guentner and Professor Sotiris Pratsinis discussed their portable breath analyzers in a radio show broadcasted on Deutschlandfunk. Read more 



“Asphalt has a major downside”

Together with scientists from Empa, ETH Professor Jan Carmeliet studied the latest heatwave last June. ETH News asked him where is the most pleasant place to be in Zurich in summer, and which structural measures should be taken to protect cities from extreme heat events. Read more 


Testing a soft artificial heart

ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart. In collaboration with colleagues from the Product Development Group Zurich, they have tested how well it works. Read more 


From Bangalore via Cambridge to Zurich

Priyank Kumar became a materials scientist mainly by chance. His enthusiasm for complex simulations of material properties took him from India to MIT, and then to ETH. Europe now feels like a second home to him. Read more 


Branco Weiss Fellowship for Fabian Menges

Dr. Fabian Menges receives a Branco Weiss Fellowship 2017 for his project “Unravelling the thermal signatures of energy transfer in nanoscale junctions”. Menges is a former doctoral student of Andreas Stemmer, Professor of Nanotechnology, at the ETH Departement of Mechanical Engineering. He will start the project which is based on his doctorate at ETH Zurich at the University of Colorado Boulder. Read more 


Awards for experts in materials and processes

Researchers and students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering participated in the 12th MaP Graduate Symposium to present and discuss their latest projects in the area of materials and processes. Aurelio A. Rossinelli, Björn Bachmann and Andac Armutlulu received best poster and best image awards. Read more 


Building with robots and 3D printers

At the Empa and Eawag NEST building in Dübendorf, eight ETH Zurich professors are collaborating with business partners to build the three-storey DFAB HOUSE. It is the first house in the world to be designed, planned and built using predominantly digital processes. Read more 

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