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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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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 

19.06.2017

From ETH to MIT

Wim van Rees, a former doctoral student with Petros Koumoutsakos, Chair for Computational Science at D-MAVT, has been appointed Assistant Professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research focuses on fluid mechanics, flow-structure interaction and fish hydrodynamics.

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 

01.02.2017

Foreign objects wrapped in foil

Heart pacemakers or breast implants are often encapsulated in a thick layer of fibrotic tissue. Hylomorph, a spin-off of the Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technologies (LTNT), has developed a cellulose film that reduces the formation of fibrosis. An article in the "Tages-Anzeiger". Read more 

16.01.2017

Dr. Franziska Ullrich on Forbes “30 under 30” Europe list

Dr. Franziska Ullrich, Insitute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) at the Multi-Scale Robotics Lab, is listed on the current Forbes “30 under 30” Europe list. Read more 

12.12.2016

Elasticity increases water resistance

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

 
 
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