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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 and in the Media


“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 


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 


Algorithms teaching drones to 'see'

Reuters reports about how Professor Margarita Chli and her group at the Visions for Robotics Lab are developing algorithms to help drones 'see' and understand their environment. Read more 


From Bangalore via Cambridge to Zurich

Priyank Kumar became a materials scientist mainly by chance. His enthusiasm for complex simulations of material properties took him from India to MIT, and then to ETH. Europe now feels like a second home to him. Read more 


Branco Weiss Fellowship for Fabian Menges

Dr. Fabian Menges receives a Branco Weiss Fellowship 2017 for his project “Unravelling the thermal signatures of energy transfer in nanoscale junctions”. Menges is a former doctoral student of Andreas Stemmer, Professor of Nanotechnology, at the ETH Departement of Mechanical Engineering. He will start the project which is based on his doctorate at ETH Zurich at the University of Colorado Boulder. Read more 

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