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On this page you will find honors and awards of all MAVT professors since 2014. Previous honors and awards can be found in the archive (PDF, 341 KB).

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Former and emeritus professors

 

Boulouchos, Konstantinos, Prof. Dr.  

13.02.2017

R&D 100 Award 2016 for simulation software

Nek5000, a software for the simulation of fluid flow and combustion, received the prestigious R&D 100 Award 2016. A team of researchers lead by Dr. Christos Frouzakis and Prof. Konstantin Boulouchos at the Laboratory of Aerothermochemistry and Combustion Systems (LAV) has participated in the development of the software. Read more 

14.09.2016

Kamm-Jante Medal

Stephanie Schlatter, former doctoral student of Prof. Konstantinos Boulouchos has been awarded a Kamm-Jante Medal. This prize is awarded every two years for the best dissertation on Engine Combustion Technologies in the German-speaking countries, which means Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Read more 

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Buchli, Jonas, Prof. Dr.  

24.11.2016

An award for ETH building technology

ETH researchers have received this year’s Swiss Technology Award for their technology “Mesh Mould”, winning the most important Swiss prize for innovation and technology transfer in the “Inventors” category. Read more 

Chli, Margarita, Prof. Dr.  

02.11.2016

Top Women in Robotics 2016: two D-MAVT researchers in the top 25

Robohub, the online platform of the Zurich-based ROBOTS Association, has released the 2016 version of the “25 Top Women in Robotics you need to know about”. Margarita Chli and Simone Schürle are honored in this year's list. Read more 

D`Andrea, Raffaello, Prof. Dr.  

28.11.2016

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 

15.11.2016

2T5 Mid-Career Achievement Award

Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea is the recipient of the 2T5 Mid-Career Achievement Award for his significant achievements within 25 years of graduation. Read more 

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Dual, Jürg, Prof. Dr.

28.11.2016

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 

09.06.2016

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 

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Ermanni, Paolo, Prof. Dr.  

21.09.2016

SAMPE Fellow Award 2016

Prof. Paolo Ermanni was nominated for the SAMPE Fellow Award 2016. The Fellow Award represents prestigious recognition of a SAMPE Member for distinguished contributions in the fields of materials and processes. Read more 

09.09.2014

The Best Student Paper Competition

Izabela Kuder, doctoral student in Prof. Paolo Ermannis group, was awarded with the prize for the Best Student Paper Competition at the ASME Conference 2014 for her contribution entitled “Static Design of a Selective Compliance Morphing Wing Profile Based on Integrated Variable Stiffness Bi-Stable Components”. Read more 

Guzzella, Lino, Prof. Dr.  

08.09.2015

Award Hilti-Prize 2015

Tobias Ott, former doctoral student in Prof. Lino Guzzella's group, received the Hilti-Prize for Innovative Research 2015 for his excellent doctoral thesis "Hybrid-Electric Vehicle with Natural Gas-Diesel Engine". Read more 

08.01.2015

ETH team awarded prize for energy management system

Today, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) is presenting the Watt d’Or energy prize in the Energy-efficient mobility category to the team of Prof. Lino Guzzella and Prof. Christopher Onder from the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control. This award is in recognition of the technology the institute has developed in collaboration with Carrosserie Hess AG. Read more 

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Hierold, Christofer, Prof. Dr.  

29.07.2016

Students win iCAN international contest

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

09.06.2016

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 

Hora, Pavel, Prof. Dr.  

27.09.2016

Audi Tool Trophy 2016

Michael Grubenmann, a Bachelor student in Prof. Pavel Hora's group, received 3rd place at the Audi Tool Trophy 2016 with his Bachelor's Thesis. Read more 

27.09.2016

Johann Puch Automative Awards

David Harsch, a Master student in Prof. Pavel Hora's group, receivedthe Johann Puch Automative Award for his Master's thesis "Realitätsnahe stochastische Simulation eines Blechumformteils und Metamodellierung zur Reglerauslegung". Read more 

Jenny, Patrick, Prof. Dr.  

11.11.2015

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2015

Dr. Eugster from Prof. Glocker’s group, Dr. Gorji from Prof. Jenny’s group, Dr. John from Prof. Kleiser’s group, Dr. Leutenegger from Prof. Siegwarts group, and Dr. Schmitt from Prof. Boulouchos' group received the ETH Medal for their outstanding doctoral thesis in 2015. Read more 

Koumoutsakos, Petros, Prof. Dr.  

27.07.2016

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 

04.05.2016

Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois

Dr. Mattia Gazzola, former doctoral student in Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos’ group and postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard University, has been promoted to Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Champaign, USA. Read more 

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Mazza, Edoardo, Prof. Dr.  

28.11.2016

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 

09.06.2016

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 

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Mazzotti, Marco, Prof. Dr.  

28.11.2016

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 

18.10.2016

Best Poster Award

Franziska Ortner and Prof. Marco Mazzotti received the Best Poster Award for their poster “Two-Phase Flow in Chromatographic Processes – Experimental and Theoretical Analysis”. The prize was awarded at the 16th International Symposium on Preparative and Industrial Chromatography and Allied Techniques, held in Vienna, Austria from 9 to 12 October 2016. Read more 

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Meboldt, Mirko, Prof. Dr.  

23.11.2016

Dr. Gregor Ochsner receives Golden Owl 2016

Dr. Gregor Ochsner receives the Golden Owl 2016 for D-MAVT for his exceptional teaching. Read more 

28.04.2016

Mirko Meboldt is honoured for an innovative teaching concept

For the first time, ETH Zurich has presented its KITE Award for innovative teaching concepts. The university recognised ETH Professor Mirko Meboldt for his “Innovation Project” and “Leading Engineering Projects and Coaching Design Teams” courses. Read more 

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Mohr, Dirk, Prof. Dr.  

10.02.2016

IJP Young Investigator Award

Prof. Dirk Mohr has received the IJP Young Investigator Award for his excellent contribution to the field of plasticity over the past five years. The international award committee emphasized its particularly high appreciation for Prof. Mohr’s balanced portfolio of experimental and theoretical mechanics (applied to both plasticity and ductile fracture). Read more 

Müller, Christoph, Prof. Dr.  

09.06.2016

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 

Nelson, Bradley, Prof. Dr.  

02.11.2016

Top Women in Robotics 2016: two D-MAVT researchers in the top 25

Robohub, the online platform of the Zurich-based ROBOTS Association, has released the 2016 version of the “25 Top Women in Robotics you need to know about”. Margarita Chli and Simone Schürle are honored in this year's list. Read more 

04.06.2014

1st place at the ICRA 2014 Mobile Microrobotics Challenge (MMC)

The MSRL-Team won 1st place at the ICRA 2014 Mobile Microrobotics Challenge (MMC). The paper "Automated Capsulorhexis Based on a Hybrid Magnetic-Mechanical Actuation System", F. Ullrich, S. Schuerle, R. Pieters et. al won the Best Medical Paper Award. In the same category, the paper "Self-Folding Mobile Microrobots for Biomedical Applications" by S. Fusco, M. Sakar et. al was nominated as a finalist. Read more 

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Noiray, Nicolas, Prof. Dr.  

20.01.2017

Distinguished Paper

Prof. Nicolas Noiray and Dr. Alexey Denisov received the Distinguished Paper award in the Gas Turbine Combustion category at the 36th International Symposium on Combustion in Seoul. Read more 

30.09.2016

Best Paper Award at IAS

Giacomo Bonciolini, Edouard Boujo and Prof. Nicolas Noiray received the Best Paper Award for the best scientific paper and presentation at the International Symposium on Thermoacoustic Instabilities in Gas Turbines and Rocket Engines.  Read more 

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Norris, David, Prof. Dr.  

22.02.2017

Eggenberger Award for Dr. Stephan Kress

Dr. 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 

28.11.2016

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 

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Onder, Christopher, Prof. Dr.  

08.01.2015

ETH team awarded prize for energy management system

Today, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) is presenting the Watt d’Or energy prize in the Energy-efficient mobility category to the team of Prof. Lino Guzzella and Prof. Christopher Onder from the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control. This award is in recognition of the technology the institute has developed in collaboration with Carrosserie Hess AG. Read more 

Poulikakos, Dimos, Prof. Dr.  

28.11.2016

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 

16.09.2016

Kavli Prize Symposium in Nanoscience

Prof. Dimos Poulikakos was one of the four invited speakers in the Kavli Prize Symposium in Nanoscience. The biannual award ceremony and symposium took place from 5 to 8 September 2016 in Oslo and Trondheim, Norway. Read more 

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Pratsinis, Sotiris E., Prof. Dr.  

28.11.2016

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 

12.10.2016

Nanopreis of the University in Kiel

Prof. Sotiris E. Pratsinis gave the Diels-Planck-Lecture in the research field “Kiel Nano, Surface and Interface (KiNSIS)” on 6 October 2016 at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel, Germany. He received this award for the successful transfer of the latest nano-fundamental research to medical applications. Read more 

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Rudolf von Rohr, Philipp, Prof. Dr.

25.06.2014

Best Speaker Award at the iCAIM 2014

Marco Altheimer, doctoral student in Prof. Philipp Rudolf von Rohr's team, received the Best Speaker Award for his oral presentation about the paper "Optical investigation of bubbly flows in highly porous structures" at the iCAIM - International Conference on Applications for Image Based Measurements 2014 in Leipzig, Germany, 24 to 25 June 2014. Read more 

21.05.2014

Poster Award at the Flow 14 Conference

Agnieszka Ladosz, Doctoral student with Prof. Philipp Rudolf von Rohr, won a Poster Award at the Flow 14 Conferenze on 18 to 21 May 2014 in Enschede, Netherlands. Read more 

Sansavini, Giovanni, Prof. Dr.  

12.12.2016

Best Poster Award

Prof. Giovanni Sansavini and his group were awarded the Best Poster Award for their poster about their study on “Security Analysis of the Operations of Interdependent Electric and Gas Networks” at the 2016 SCCER-FURIES (Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research) Annual Conference on 2 December 2016 in Lausanne. Read more 

18.05.2014

Assistant Professor Energy Grants

Prof. Giovanni Sansavini was presented with the Assistant Professor Energy Grants by the Swiss National Science Foundation. He received CHF 660’000 to conduct a 4-year project on his research proposal “The Vulnerabilities of Future Interdependent Energy Networks”. Read more 

Shea, Kristina, Prof. Dr.  

01.06.2016

Outstanding Contribution

The paper "Estimating the Potential of State the Art Design Automation – Tasks, Methods, and Benefits" by Eugen Rigger, Clemens Münzer and Prof. Krisitna Shea was rated in the top 5% papers based on reviewers’ scores. Read more 

19.01.2016

Best Paper and Reviewers' Favourite Awards

Prof. Kristina Shea's group have received various awards for their papers. Read more 

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Siegwart, Roland Yves, Prof. Dr.  

17.05.2016

Assistant Professor at TU Delft

Javier Alonso-Mora, a former Master and doctoral student of Prof. Roland Siegwart, was appointed Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Optimization and Control for Autonomous Systems within the Delft Center for Systems and Control, at TU Delft. He will start on 1 October 2016. Read more 

11.11.2015

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2015

Dr. Eugster from Prof. Glocker’s group, Dr. Gorji from Prof. Jenny’s group, Dr. John from Prof. Kleiser’s group, Dr. Leutenegger from Prof. Siegwarts group, and Dr. Schmitt from Prof. Boulouchos' group received the ETH Medal for their outstanding doctoral thesis in 2015. Read more 

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Steinfeld, Aldo, Prof. Dr.  

27.09.2016

Associate Professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Sorbonne Universités

Dr. Elena Glavez, a former postdoc in Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's group, was appointed Associate Professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Sorbonne Universités. Read more 

27.09.2016

ASME Solar Energy Graduate Student Award 2016

Simon Ackermann, a doctoral student in Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's group, received theASME Solar Energy Graduate Student Award 2016 for his Doctoral thesis "Redox Kinetics and Transport Phenomena of Reticulated Porous Ceria". Read more 

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Stemmer, Andreas, Prof. Dr.  

09.06.2016

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 

Wegener, Konrad, Prof. Dr.  

19.08.2016

HILTI Award 2016

Dr. Umang Jivanlal Maradia, former doctoral student in Prof. Konrad Wegeners group, has received the HILTI Award 2016 for his doctoral thesis "Meso - Micro EDM".   Read more 

Former and emeritus professors

Daraio, Chiara, Prof. Dr.  

02.07.2015

Poster Award at the MaP Graduate Symposium 2015

Jan Rys, Doctoral student in Prof. Chiara Daraio's group, won second prize for the Poster Award at the Materials and Processes Graduate Symposium 2015. Read more 

16.06.2015

TapTools at Venture 2015

The TapTools team Clara Beck, Tom Reuter and Marc Serra Garcia, from Prof. Chiara Daraio's group, won second prize in the competition for the best business ideas at Venture 2015. Read more 

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Glocker, Christoph, Prof. Dr.  

11.11.2015

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2015

Dr. Eugster from Prof. Glocker’s group, Dr. Gorji from Prof. Jenny’s group, Dr. John from Prof. Kleiser’s group, Dr. Leutenegger from Prof. Siegwarts group, and Dr. Schmitt from Prof. Boulouchos' group received the ETH Medal for their outstanding doctoral thesis in 2015. Read more 

Iida, Fumiya, Prof. Dr.  

05.06.2014

Prize-winning UV protection and chairless chairs

Not one… but two ETH-Zurich spin-offs managed to convince the judging panel from the venture kick initiative and win an advancement award of CHF 130,000. The best start-up projects of the year’s first quarter were a sun-protection app and a chair that can walk. Read more 

Kleiser, Leonhard, Prof. Dr.

11.11.2015

ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2015

Dr. Eugster from Prof. Glocker’s group, Dr. Gorji from Prof. Jenny’s group, Dr. John from Prof. Kleiser’s group, Dr. Leutenegger from Prof. Siegwarts group, and Dr. Schmitt from Prof. Boulouchos' group received the ETH Medal for their outstanding doctoral thesis in 2015. Read more 

14.06.2014

Best Student Technical Paper Award

Michael Gloor, doctoral student in the group of Prof. Leonhard Kleiser, received the Best Student Technical Paper award for his paper on the aeroacoustics of heated coaxial jets that he presented at the 20th AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference (Atlanta, USA, June 2014). At the PASC Conference 14, Zurich, June 2014, Michael Gloor received both the Best Poster Award (Physics), and the Visualization Award. Read more 

 
 
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