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Talks & events

30 June 2016, Seminar

Adsorption and Transport in Multiscale Porous Materials

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1 July 2016, Colloquium

A Multiscale Coarse-Grained Molecular and Continuum Model for the Flow of Droplets in Oil with Asphaltenes

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15 July 2016, Other

Advanced Topics in Flow Visualization

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19 September 2016 - 21 September 2016, Workshop

4th ETH-Chalmers Bilateral Workshop

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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


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


Robots take over the operating rooms

The Landbote reports about robots, which will take over operations in the near future. Franziska Ullrich and Prof. Bradley Nelsons group developed a microrobot for eye operation, which was described in the article. 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


Poster Award

Patrick Rohner from Prof. Dimos Poulikakos‘ group, Lisa Poulikakos from Prof. David Norris’ group and Luca Hirt from D-ITET were nominated for the MaP Poster Award. The award was won by Luca Hirt and presented at the MaP Graduate Symposium 2016 at ETH Zurich on 9 June 2016. Read more


Image Contest

Pedro Castro Fernandez form Prof. Christoph Müller’s group, Patrick Reissner from Prof. Andreas Stemmer’s group and Steven Wang from D-HEST were nominated for the MaP Image Contest. The award was won by Pedro Castro Fernandez and presented at the MaP Graduate Symposium 2016 at ETH Zurich on 9 June 2016. Read more


Open-Source Software for Granular Non-Smooth Rigid-Body Simulations

The Granular Rigid Body Simulation Framework (GRSF) developed by Gabriel Nützi, former doctoral student in Prof. Christoph Glocker's group, during his Doctoral thesis to simulate large-scale non-smooth rigid body dynamics. Read more


A Herculean task with no ready-made solution

On Monday, the Energy Science Center at ETH Zurich and the Energy Initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) welcomed guests to a joint symposium in Zurich on the future of global energy supplies. Greater energy efficiency, improved battery performance and the digitalisation of energy systems will make key contributions.   Read more 

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