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Talks & events

29 June 2017, Workshop

Scientific Data Visualization Workshop

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29 June 2017, Talk

Sharing is saving - how collaborative mobility can reduce travel related energy consumption

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3 July 2017, Talk

Recent Advances in Dynamic Systems

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28 August 2017, Congress

New cold-chain and packaging technologies to reduce food losses

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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


Breath test for diabetics

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


World`s first plant to capture CO2 from air

Climeworks makes headlines with the opening of the world's first commercial plant for capturing carbon dioxide directly from the air. The company is a spin-off from the lab of Aldo Steinfeld, Professor for Renewable Energy Carriers at D-MAVT. The gas is being used to help grow vegetables in a greenhouse. Read more 



The eyes have it

Patients with age-related retinal disease need regular injections in the eye. At the moment, these must be given by specially trained medical doctors, but a robot may well handle this task in the near future. Read more 


Summer Camp «Mission Rosetta»

Supported by the Department of Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich and other partners, “MINT & Pepper” offers children and adolescents the opportunity to gain insight into mathematics, science and technology. Read more 


From ETH to MIT

Wim van Rees, a former doctoral student with Petros Koumoutsakos, Chair for Computational Science at D-MAVT, has been appointed Assistant Professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research focuses on fluid mechanics, flow-structure interaction and fish hydrodynamics.


Studienwoche 2017

During the event "ETH Studienwoche 2017”, 30 high school students had the opportunity to meet students and scientists from the three engineering departments Computer Science (D-INFK), Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (D-ITET)as well as Mechanical Engineering (D-MAVT) and to gain a first impression of their work. Read more 


Awards for robot experts

Researchers from the Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) at ETH Zurich received several awards for their work at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) from 29 May to 3 June 2017 in Singapore. Read more 


ETEL Award 2017

Carmelo Sferrazza was awarded the ETEL Award 2017 for his Master`s thesis on "Parametrized Model Predictive Control on the Flying Platform: Trajectory Tracking and Full Constraint Satisfaction". Read more 

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