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Talks & events D-MAVT

30 November 2015, Lecture

Distinguished Lecture Series - Topology Optimization: State of the Art and Future Perspectives

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3 December 2015, Talk

Composites im Flugzeugbau - Etappen der Entwicklung

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9 December 2015, Colloquium

Breakup of Small Particle Aggregates in Turbulent Flows

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11 December 2015, Lecture

Distinguished Seminar in Robotics, Systems & Control - Challenge & Engagement: Ensuring effective upper limb rehabilitation

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Two finalists in supercomputing

Every year at the SC conference, the Gordon Bell Prize is presented to recognise outstanding work in the field of high-performance computing. This year, two research groups from ETH Zurich competed in the finals, a remarkable achievement considering only five teams have been preselected world-wide. Read more 


Identifying the risk of premature birth

ETH biomechanic Sabrina Badir impressed the jury at the international ideas competition Falling Walls Lab. She developed a device that can determine the risk of a premature birth. Read more 

News and in the Media


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


Production of solar jet fuel

RTS - Télévision Suisse Romande - news broadcast “LE 19:30” reports about the pioneering demonstration of solar jet fuel production from water, CO2 and solar energy. Read more


Best Paper Award von der TMS

Prof. Aldo Steinfeld’s lab received the 2016 Best Paper Award by the TMS (The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society) for the paper “On the Development of a Zinc Vapor Condensation Process for the Solar Carbothermal Reduction of Zinc Oxide”, by Tzouganatos et al., Journal of Metals, Vol. 67, pp. 1096-1109, 2015. The award ceremony will take place at the TMS Conference, 16 February 2016 in Nashville, USA. Read more


ASME Swiss Section Young Engineer Award 2015

Nicolas Ettlin, Master student in Prof. Aldo Steinfeld’s group, was awarded with the 2015 ASME Swiss Section Young Engineer Award for his Master’s thesis entitled "Experimental Testing of a High-Temperature High-Concentration Ceramic Air Receiver for Solar-Driven Gas Turbine Applications". His thesis was performed in the framework of a joint ETH-ALSTOM project, funded by CTI. Read more


Particles everywhere

Prof. Sotiris E. Pratsinis is the author of the leading article in issue 5/2015 of chemie&more. His article is about particles: „Das Potenzial der Partikeltechnologie und -innovation für mehr Nachhaltigkeit und verbesserte Lebensqualität“.   Read more


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

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