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Talks & events D-MAVT

28 August 2017, Congress

New cold-chain and packaging technologies to reduce food losses

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7 September 2017, Congress

Tagung der Verbrennungsforschung in der Schweiz

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News D-MAVT

21.07.2017

“Asphalt has a major downside”

Together with scientists from Empa, ETH Professor Jan Carmeliet studied the latest heatwave last June. ETH News asked him where is the most pleasant place to be in Zurich in summer, and which structural measures should be taken to protect cities from extreme heat events. Read more 

13.07.2017

Testing a soft artificial heart

ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart. In collaboration with colleagues from the Product Development Group Zurich, they have tested how well it works. Read more 

News and in the Media

21.06.2017

Breath test for diabetics

Andreas Guentner and Professor Sotiris Pratsinis discussed their portable breath analyzers in a radio show broadcasted on Deutschlandfunk. Read more 

14.06.2017

World`s first plant to capture CO2 from air

Climeworks makes headlines with the opening of the world's first commercial plant for capturing carbon dioxide directly from the air. The company is a spin-off from the lab of Aldo Steinfeld, Professor for Renewable Energy Carriers at D-MAVT. The gas is being used to help grow vegetables in a greenhouse. Read more 

22.05.2017

Steinfeld`s research on the front cover of top energy journal

Aldo Steinfeld, Professor at ETH Zurich and Chair of Renewable Energy Carriers, and his research group published a paper on solar fuels which has made the front cover of “Energy & Environmental Science”. Read more 

10.04.2017

Aldo Steinfeld is Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Distinguished Scientist 2017

Aldo Steinfeld, Chair of Renewable Energy Carriers at ETH Zurich, received the “Chinese Academy of Sciences - President's International Fellowship for Distinguished Scientists”. The prestigious award includes a lecture-tour in China. Read more 

03.04.2017

Tiny breath sensors

Respiratory gas analysis is becoming increasingly important for the diagnosis of diseases. Sotiris Pratsinis, Head of the Particle Technology Laboratory, and Andreas Güntner are researching sensors based on nanoparticles as part of the “Zurich Exhalomics” project. A report in the newsletter of Hochschulmedizin Zürich. Read more 

27.03.2017

A battery that cools and powers computer chips

Various publications report about the new type of redox flow battery developed by the group of Dimos Poulikakos, Professor of Thermodynamics at D-MAVT, and IBM Research Zurich. Read more 

22.02.2017

Eggenberger Award for Stephan Kress

Stephan Kress receives the Hans-Eggenberger-Prize for his dissertation on the control of light at nanoscales. The annual award, endowed with CHF 100,000, is given to outstanding young scientists who are primarily active in the interdisciplinary application of electronics and electrical energy technology. Read more 

22.02.2017

Among Energy Technology's top 10 papers

The joint report of Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's group and Prof. Javier Perez-Ramirez entitled "Impact of Daily Startup-Shutdown Conditions on the Production of Solar Methanol over a Commercial Cu-ZnO-Al2O3 Catalyst" has been named one of the Top 10 publications of the year 2016 by the science magazine Energy Technology. Read more 

 
 
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