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In various video series ETH researchers explain what the university means to them, give insights into their field of research or into the university daily life.

"Polybahn Pitch": Science in 100 seconds

Science short and sweet: During a Polybahn journey from Zurich Central to ETH Zurich, ETH scientists have about 100 seconds to inspire the audience with their research.

"A smart choice for science and family"

Researchers at ETH Zurich explain what support the university offered when they relocated to Zurich. 

Chiara Daraio and Tapio Schneider

ETH Professors Chiara Daraio and Tapio Schneider speak about their relocation and integration experience when moving to Zurich.

Andrew deMello

ETH Professor Andrew deMello and his family speak about their relocation and integration experience when moving to Zurich.

John Lygeros

ETH Professor John Lygeros and his family speak about their relocation and integration experience when moving to Zurich.

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"Personalities": Teaching, researching, building by passion

In the video portraits, professors of ETH Zurich explain what researching and teaching at ETH Zurich means to them.

Andrea Deplazes, professor of architecture: Building by passion

Using the "New Monte-Rosa Hut" as an example, he explains what he teaches his students and what building means to him.

Lino Guzzella, professor of thermotronics and President of ETH Zurich: Teaching by passion

Using the student competition for control systems as an example, he explains how he teaches, why education is so important to him, and what young engineers need to know.

Ursula Keller, professor of physics: Researching by passion

Using an experiment with the Attoclock as an example, which is used to measure an electron's speed when being released from an atom's orbit, Ursula Keller explains, why basic research is fascinating and important.

Gerald Haug, professor of Climate Geology: Researching by passion

Using the analysis of sediments from the Caribbean as an example, he shows, how climate change can be verified and how climate change led to the downfall of the Maya culture at Yucatan 1,300 years ago.

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23.03.2017
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