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Talks & events

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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27 October 2016, Forum

CCMX-MaP Technology Aperitif feat. Eric Dufresne

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30 May 2017, Other


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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



Students won international contest iCAN

ETH students Ricarda Nebling and Pius Theiler from Prof. Christofer Hierold’s group and Adrian Sarbach from EPFL won the first price at the iCAN, an international student contest for innovative ideas from 6 - 8 July 2016 in Paris for their project µWINDfon. µWINDfon is an innovative anemometer for the evaluation of wind sites in rural areas that is significantly cheaper and easier to handle than existing systems. Read more


Lattice structure absorbs vibrations

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a lattice structure capable of absorbing a wide range of vibrations while also being useful as a load-bearing component – for example, in propellers, rotors and rockets. It can absorb vibrations in the audible range, which are the most undesirable in engineering applications. Read more 


Collegium Helveticum Fellowship

The Board of Trustees of the Collegium Helveticum has elected Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos as a Fellow of the Collegium Helveticum for a period of 4 years as per 1 October 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 

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