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Talks & events D-MAVT

2 May 2016, Talk

Solving Optimization Problems with MATLAB

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3 May 2016, Seminar

Frontiers in Energy Research - Mobility System as part of the Swiss Energy Perspective 2050: determine CO2 reduction potentials

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9 May 2016, Seminar

Solar energy: a bright or dire future?

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10 May 2016, Seminar

Frontiers in Energy Research - Residential energy demand and underlying efficiency in Switzerland

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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 


Ein Schwarm stromproduzierender «Heizungen» für die Energiewende

Eine zentrale Herausforderung der Energiewende ist es, die schwankende Stromproduktion aus erneuerbaren Quellen auszugleichen. Eine Machbarkeitsstudie zeigt nun für drei Schweizer Kantone auf, wie ein Verbund von Wärme-Kraft-Kopplungsanlagen kurzfristige Engpässe überbrücken und Gebäude mit Strom und Wärme versorgen kann. Read more 

News and in the Media


Poster Prize at PARTEC 2016

Georgios Kelesidis, doctoral student in Prof. Sotiris E. Pratsinis' group, received a Poster Prize at PARTEC 2016, the International Congress on Particle Technology, 19 - 21 April 2016, Nuremberg, Germany. Read more


Electricity Storage via Adiabatic Air Compression

The SNF-funded project "Electricity Storage via Adiabatic Air Compression" of Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's group was featured at the Swiss Energy Research Conference on 14 April in Lucerne. The project head, Dr. Andreas Haselbacher, described the technology and the status of the pilot demonstration in a tunnel in Biasca. The concept is explained in the video. Read more


Top 10 article of 2015

The paper "Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Methane using an Isothermal Redox Membrane Reactor" by Michalsky et al., in Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's group, has been named one of the top 10 articles of 2015 in the journal Energy Technology.   Read more


Nanowalls for smartphones

The nanowalls developed by Prof. Dimos Poulikakos and his team are made with a new form of 3D printing. The Economist has reported on it. Read more


Trampolining Droplets

The New York Times reports on the droplet trampolining research from Prof. Dimos Poulikakos' group. Read more



The project team Solar-Jet has been awarded with the AIREG-Award for their pioneering demonstration of solar jet fuel production. The award is given by the Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany. The key component of the entire process chain is the solar reactor developed at Prof. Aldo Steinfeld’s lab. Read more


AIChE best poster award

Eirini Goudeli, doctoral student in Prof. Sotiris E. Pratsinis group, received the AIChE best poster award from the Particle Technology Forum at the AIChE Annual Meeting 2015. Read more


Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching

Prof. David J. Norris receives the Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching from VSETH President Kay Schaller at ETH Day 2015. Read more

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