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Talks & events D-MAVT

15 February 2016 - 19 February 2016, Course

Short Courses on Multiphase Flow 2016

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23 February 2016, Seminar

Frontiers in Energy Research - Use of 3D Geographic Information Systems for transparent and sustainable electric power systems planning

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1 March 2016, Seminar

Frontiers in Energy Research - Predictive Control Technologies for Future Energy Efficient Buildings and Districts

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7 March 2016, Lecture

Distinguished Lecture Series - Cut-Cell Method Based Analysis of Freely Moving Particles in Viscous Flows

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Nanowalls for smartphones

Researchers at ETH Zurich have manufactured transparent electrodes for use in touchscreens using a novel nanoprinting process. The new electrodes are some of the most transparent and conductive that have ever been developed. Read more 


The tiniest color picture ever printed

Researchers of ETH Zurich and ETH start-up company Scrona achieve a new world record! They have printed a color picture depicting clown fishes around their sea anemone home. This picture is as tiny as the cross-sectional area of a human hair. Read more 

News and in the Media


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


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

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