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Talks & events D-MAVT

20 January 2017, Talk

5th Risk Center Dialogue Event - Decision-Making in Complex Environments: From Humans to Machines - Intelligent Control Systems Group

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23 January 2017, Colloquium

Pore-scale Imaging and Modelling of Flow, Transport and Reaction in Porous Media

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31 January 2017, Convention (Conference)

Autonomes Fahren - Technologiepotentiale und ihre Bedeutung für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft

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13 February 2017 - 17 February 2017, Course

Short Courses on Multiphase Flow 2017

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ETH Zurich at WEF 2017 in Davos: “Magic through Technology”

ETH Zurich is presenting its latest research findings in a public exhibition at the World Economic Forum 2017. ETH’s début WEF appearance was launched with a meeting with politicians, public authorities and businesspeople from the canton of Grisons. Read more 


Building their own companies with timber and robots

There were 25 spin-offs founded at ETH Zurich last year – equalling the record number from 2015. The university’s broad range of research topics is also reflected in these new companies. Read more 

News and in the Media


Elasticity increases water resistance

Various publications cite Prof. Dimos Poulikakos’ newest research regarding the water resistance of flexible surfaces. Read more 


SRF Puls Show

Andreas Güntner, doctoral student at Prof. Sotiris Pratsinis, highlighted in the SRF Show Puls the use of flame-made and portable gas sensors for monitoring trace organic vapors in the human breath. This new technology could in the future be used for medical diagnostics and disease monitoring. Read more 


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 


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 


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 


Plenary Lecture

Prof. Sotiris E. Pratsinis gave a Plenary Lecture at the 36th International Symposium on Combustion on 2 August 2016 in Seoul, Korea. Read more 


Green economy – one world

Prof. Philipp Rudolf von Rohr feels confident that the "green economy" initiative is realizable. The "one world" goal is very ambitious, but possible. He speaks about it in an interview with 20 Minuten. Read more 


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 

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