ETH News

18.05.2017 | News

15 new professors

The ETH Board appointed 15 new professors upon application of ETH President Lino Guzzella. Read more 

27.04.2017 | News

Publication of Annual and Sustainability Reports

The ETH Zurich 2016 Annual Report provides an overview of the most important achievements, developments and events at the University over the past year, and is published alongside the 2015/2016 Sustainability Report. Read more 

10.03.2017 | News

New professors appointed

The ETH Board appointed three new professors and awarded the title of Professor to five recipients upon application of ETH President Lino Guzzella Read more 

09.12.2016 | News | 1 Comment

Eight professors appointed at ETH Zurich

Upon application of ETH President Lino Guzzella the ETH Board appointed a total of eight professors and awarded the title of professor to one individual. Read more 

06.10.2016 | News

ETH alumnus becomes head of real estate

As of 1 March 2017, Daniel Bucheli will take over as Director of ETH Zurich's Public Real Estate Management Division. He has degrees in architecture and management from ETH Zurich. Read more 

30.09.2016 | News

Nine professors appointed at ETH Zurich

Upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Professor Lino Guzzella, at its meeting of 28/29 September 2016 the ETH Board appointed nine professors and took note of the resignation of 3 professors and thanked them for their services. Read more 

29.08.2016 | News

A leader with good instincts

ETH’s sixth annual togETHer staff party was held on Friday, 26th August. It was also a very special occasion for Lorenz Hurni, Professor of Cartography, who was presented with the Golden Tricycle award in recognition of his skill in fostering an optimum balance between work and family life. Arik Jung, President of the Academic Association of Scientific Staff at the ETH Zurich (AVETH), presented him with the award. Read more 

15.07.2016 | News

Eight professors appointed at ETH Zurich

Upon application of ETH President Lino Guzzella the ETH Board appointed a total of eight professors and awarded the title of professor to one individual. Read more 

15.07.2016 | News

Rui Brandao to head up IT Services at ETH Zurich

From banking to ETH: Rui Brandao will take over as head of ETH’s IT Services from 1 November 2016. The ETH Executive Board has appointed Brandao to succeed Reto Gutmann. Read more 

29.06.2016 | News

Net-worker with the drive to optimise

She connects electricity networks and people: Gabriela Hug is Professor of Electric Power Systems – and a sought-after woman. Her research helps make existing electricity infrastructure fit for the energy transition.   Read more 

27.05.2016 | News

18 professors appointed at ETH Zurich

The ETH Board has appointed 18 professors at ETH Zurich in accordance with the application submitted by ETH Zurich President Lino Guzzella. Read more 

18.05.2016 | News

Polybahn Pitch featuring Gerd Folkers

Riding the Polybahn from Central up to ETH Zurich with Gerd Folkers: the former director of the Collegium Helveticum tells us in a new Polybahn Pitch why, as head of the Critical Thinking Initiative, he is questioning existing structures in the academic world. Read more 

02.05.2016 | News

New ETH Zurich Secretary General announced

Katharina Poiger Ruloff will take over as ETH Zurich Secretary General from 1 October 2016. The Executive Board has announced her as the successor to the current Secretary General, Hugo Bretscher. Read more 

28.04.2016 | News

Mirko Meboldt is honoured for an innovative teaching concept

For the first time, ETH Zurich has presented its KITE Award for innovative teaching concepts. The university recognised ETH Professor Mirko Meboldt for his “Innovation Project” and “Leading Engineering Projects and Coaching Design Teams” courses. Read more 

23.04.2016 | News | 1 Comment

The Collection of Prints and Drawings is to have a new head

Farewell after 24 years: Paul Tanner, head of the Collection of Prints and Drawings at ETH Zurich, is retiring. His successor, Linda Schädler, will take over the position on 1 May. Read more 

11.03.2016 | News

Ten professors appointed at ETH Zurich

The ETH Board has appointed ten professors at ETH Zurich in accordance with the application submitted by ETH Zurich President Lino Guzzella. Read more 

13.12.2015 | Globe magazine

New routes to success

As vice-president of human resources and infrastructure, Roman Boutellier has played a defining role in ETH Zurich’s robust development. Now he is ready to retire, and ETH professor Ulrich Weidmann has been tapped to follow in his footsteps. Read more 

04.12.2015 | News

Four professors appointed at ETH Zurich

Upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Lino Guzzella, the ETH Board appointed a total of four professors, and awarded the title of professor to two individuals. Read more 

25.09.2015 | News

12 professors at ETH Zurich appointed

Upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Professor Lino Guzzella, at its meeting of 23/24 September 2015 the ETH-Board appointed 12 individuals as professors. Read more 

25.09.2015 | News

A rail expert for the Executive Board

The ETH Board has announced its new Vice President for Human Resources and Infrastructure at ETH Zurich: Ulrich Alois Weidmann. Who is he and what has inspired him to become a member of the Executive Board? Read more 

10.07.2015 | News

6 professors at ETH Zurich appointed

At its meeting of 8/9 July 2015, the ETH Board appointed six professors at ETH Zurich in accordance with the application submitted by ETH Zurich President Lino Guzzella. Read more 

10.07.2015 | Press release

Conducted properly – published incorrectly

In early 2015, Olivier Voinnet, ETH Zurich professor for RNA Biology, was accused in online forums of manipulating figures in his publications. The Executive Board of ETH Zurich is now publishing the report of the independent commission of inquiry into the accusations made against the ETH professor. According to the report, Voinnet breached his duty of care in the handling of figures as well as in his supervisory duties as a research director. ETH is taking appropriate measures to address the issue.  Read more 

22.06.2015 | News

Rainer Borer will be the new head of Corporate Communication

As of October 1, 2015, Rainer Borer will be the new head of Corporate Communication of ETH Zurich. At the age of 52, he will join ETH after leaving the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) where he was responsible for strategic communication. Before joining FINMA he headed for eight years the economy editorial staff of Swiss public radio SRF. Read more 

29.05.2015 | News

A pioneer of the Swiss internet to retire

Professor Bernhard Plattner, one of the fathers of the Swiss internet and a pioneer in computer networks is set to retire at the end of July 2015. The Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory, which he co-founded, will simultaneously celebrate its 25th anniversary with an open day. Read more 

01.05.2015 | News

ETH Zurich’s 2014 Annual Report is now available

ETH Zurich’s 2014 Annual Report is now available, featuring the most significant achievements, developments and events of the past year. Read more 

27.03.2015 | News

ScopeM: Magnifying the minuscule

Need an optical or electron microscope for your research? Look no further than ScopeM. The Hönggerberg campus has been home to this technology platform since 2014. Read more 

23.03.2015 | News | 2 Comments

La Bella Vita

The Robotics Industry Association presents ETH Professor Raffaello D'Andrea along with entrepreneur Dean Kamen one of the robotics industry's most prestigious honours – the 2015 Engelberger Award for Technology. What are the secrets behind his success? Read more 

06.03.2015 | News

6 professors at ETH Zurich appointed

The ETH Board appointed six professors at ETH Zurich as part of its meeting of 4/5 March 2015, in accordance with the application submitted by ETH Zurich President Lino Guzzella. Read more 

19.02.2015 | News

SNSF grants for ETH researchers

Two ETH Zurich researchers receive money for their projects from the Swiss National Science Foundation. This will bridge the gap in financing left by the exclusion of Swiss researchers for ERC grants. Read more 

11.07.2014 | News | 8 Comments

Sarah Springman to become Rector of ETH Zurich

The ETH Board confirmed today that Sarah Springman, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, is to become the new Rector of ETH Zurich. Alongside Lino Guzzella, who will move from the office of Rector to the Presidency, Springman will help shape the future of ETH Zurich as part of the Executive Board from January 2015. Read more 

 
 
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