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Talks & events D-MAVT

12 October 2015, Seminar

Coupling complex models and decision-making in robotics

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15 October 2015, Colloquium

No Equations, No Variables: Data and the Computational Modeling of Complex Systems

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16 October 2015, Lecture

Distinguished Seminar in Robotics, Systems and Control (151-0623-00) - Robotics and Wearable Sensors for Neurorehabilitation

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19 October 2015, Seminar

Rapid trajectory generation and failsafe strategies for quadrocopters: Towards safer micro aerial vehicles

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12 professors at ETH Zurich appointed

Upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Professor Lino Guzzella, at its meeting of September 23rd/24th 2015 the ETH-Board appointed 12 individuals as professors. Read more 


Acoustic imaging with outline detection

Scientists at ETH Zurich have developed a new method to differentiate very weak and short sound waves from longer ones. When used in acoustic imaging, their technology makes it possible to detect only the outline of objects. Read more 

News and in the Media


Best Poster Award 2015

Anastasia Spyrogianni, doctoral student in Prof. Sotiris E. Pratsinis group, received the Best Poster Award for Aerosol-based Nanotechnology during the annual meeting of the European Aerosol Association, 6 - 11 September 2015 in Milano, Italy. Read more


Inside Economy

Why are LED bulbs ten times more efficient than electric bulbs? What is going on in the computer with flowing water? Prof. Dimos Poulikakos explains in an interview with the youth TV channel “joiz”. Read more


Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Professor Pratsinis was elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the highest grade of membership, for his distinctive professional achievements and accomplishments. He will receive the Fellow pin & plaque at the Annual Meeting of AIChE on Tuesday November 10 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Read more


From Laser to Spaser

This year’s Rössler Prize has been awarded to David J. Norris. The materials engineering professor in the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering researches nano-optics at the interface of chemistry, materials and engineering. Read more


Seven ETH researchers awarded grants

Seven ETH Zurich professors have applied successfully for an ERC Advanced Grant, which is worth about CHF 2.5 million. Two of the seven received the coveted award for the second time. Read more


Cover page of the ACS Journal of Surfaces and Colloids

Prof. Dimos Poulikakos' team made the cover page of theACS Journal of Surfaces and Colloids, Volume 31, Issue 17, 5 May 2015. Read more


Ernst-Blickle-Studienpreis 2014

Maximilian Fischer, doctoral student in Prof. David Norris' group, was awarded the Ernst-Blickle-Studienpreis 2014 from the SEW-EURODRIVE-Foundation. He received the award for his outstanding Master Thesis "Carbon Nanosheets as Active Electrocatalysts in solid Acid Fuel Cell Electrodes". Read more


Hans-Eggenberger-Prize 2014 for innovative solar technology

The mechanical engineer Thomas Cooper developed for his PhD thesis a solar power system of cost-effective parabolic trough concentrators coupled to high-efficiency photovoltaic cells. He was awarded the Hans-Eggenberger-Preis 2014. Read more

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