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27.04.2017

Master SGVC-Preis 2017

Philipp Roos, doctoral student in Prof. Steinfeld’s lab, has been awarded the SGVC-Preis 2017 by the Schweizerischen Gesellschaft der Verfahrens- und ChemieingenieurInnen for his Master's Thesis entitled: “Design, fabrication, and testing of large scale ceria RPC structures for a cavity-based 50 kW solar reactor Read more 

27.04.2017

Publication of Annual and Sustainability Reports

The ETH Zurich 2016 Annual Report provides an overview of the most important achievements, developments and events at the University over the past year, and is published alongside the 2015/2016 Sustainability Report. Read more 

26.04.2017

The multitasker

Developing new things together and effecting change – that's what gets Moritz Mussgnug out of bed in the morning. The mechanical engineer manages to juggle his doctoral thesis with a startup and a project to optimise the production of walnut oil for people in Nepal. Read more 

13.04.2017

Distinguished Lecture at D-MAVT

Prof. Linda J. Broadbelt from Northwestern University has been a guest at the Distinguished Lecture Series with the topic of Reaction Pathway Analysis of the (bio) conversion of (bio) macromolecules. Read more 

10.04.2017

Aldo Steinfeld is Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Distinguished Scientist 2017

Aldo Steinfeld, Chair of Renewable Energy Carriers at ETH Zurich, received the “Chinese Academy of Sciences - President's International Fellowship for Distinguished Scientists”. The prestigious award includes a lecture-tour in China. Read more 

04.04.2017

Platelets instead of quantum dots

A team of researchers led by ETH Zurich professor David Norris has developed a model to clarify the general mechanism of nanoplatelet formation. Using pyrite, they also managed to confirm their theory. Read more 

03.04.2017

Getting to know technology with dancing robots

"Build a dancing robot" was the motto on April 2 on the Hönggerberg campus. The workshop was part of Treffpunkt Science City. Read more 

29.03.2017

SEW-EURODRIVE Prize 2017

Lucas Zeugin was awarded the SEW-EURODRIVE Foundation's 2017 Ernst-Blickle Student Prize for his Master's thesis in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Currently Zeugin is continuing his scientific career as doctoral student at the Institute of Energy Technology. Read more 

27.03.2017

Consistently among the best

ETH researchers have received eight of the coveted Advanced Grants in the European Research Council's (ERC) latest call for proposals. For several scientists, this is their second such grant. ETH Zurich has been consistently ranked among the most successful institutions since the programme was launched ten years ago. Read more 

25.03.2017

What morals do intelligent machines have and need?

Sometimes it’s the questions, rather than the answers, that show how the world is changing. For example, questions about the moral consequences of machines and computers becoming more intelligent. A group of ETH students have tackled this issue. Read more 

24.03.2017

Facilitating innovation in space

The ESA BIC Switzerland programme is starting its second round with seven additional start-ups. Amongst others, the jury was won over by "IRsweep", a spin-off from ETH and Empa. Using a spectrometer that utilises infra-red laser radiation, the startup wants to make environmental analysis from space more precise. Read more 

15.03.2017

Mesh Mould Project Team receives Concrete Innovation Award 2017

The Mesh Mould project team was awarded the Concrete Innovation Award 2017. The team is part of the NCCR Digital Fabrication and is supported, among others, by the Agile and Dexterous Robotics Lab at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Read more 

14.03.2017

Liquid fuel for future computers

In the future, a new type of tiny redox flow battery will supply tightly packed electronic components with energy, while also dissipating the heat they produce. Read more 

13.03.2017

World record electric racing car at Geneva Motor Show

The world’s fastest-accelerating electric car, "grimsel", will be on display until 19 March at the Geneva Motor Show. It was built in a joint effort by bachelor students from the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering and the Academic Motorsports Association Zurich during a focus project. Read more 

08.03.2017

Global cooperation in space

The D-MAVT Distinguished Lecture Series welcomed on 9 March 2017 as guest speaker Johann-Dietrich Wörner from the European Space Agency. Read more 

08.03.2017

Google Award for Roland Siegwart

Roland Siegwart, Head of the Autonomous Systems Lab of ETH Zurich, was awarded the prestigious Google Faculty Research Award 2016 for his research in the field of Machine Perception. Read more 

08.03.2017

An insight into the workplace of tomorrow

Could we soon be working alongside robots? Treffpunkt Science City will focus on this and other questions at the Experience Sundays dedicated to "Working in the World 4.0". Read more 

01.03.2017

Globi at ETH

ETH Zurich received a visit from one of Switzerland’s most famous comic book heroes this morning. While his latest book was presented to media professionals and members of the book trade, Globi entertained a group of around 30 children who had received an exclusive invitation to the event. Read more 

22.02.2017

Eggenberger Award for Stephan Kress

Stephan Kress receives the Hans-Eggenberger-Prize for his dissertation on the control of light at nanoscales. The annual award, endowed with CHF 100,000, is given to outstanding young scientists who are primarily active in the interdisciplinary application of electronics and electrical energy technology. Read more 

22.02.2017

Among Energy Technology's top 10 papers

The joint report of Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's group and Prof. Javier Perez-Ramirez entitled "Impact of Daily Startup-Shutdown Conditions on the Production of Solar Methanol over a Commercial Cu-ZnO-Al2O3 Catalyst" has been named one of the Top 10 publications of the year 2016 by the science magazine Energy Technology. Read more 

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