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A joint program by EPF Lausanne and ETH Zurich, two of Europe's leading science and engineering schools.

Among the potential candidates for a long-term substitution of fossil fuel, power generation by nuclear fission is one of the options with low environmental impact, base-load compatibility, vast fuel reserves and a final energy price that is nearly independent of the price of the raw energy carrier.

Talks & events D-MAVT

29 September 2016, Talk

Avionic Industrial Harmonization in Support of European Space Agency’s Software Dependability - Invitation to an AES-CH Joint Lecture

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17 October 2016, Talk

Distinguished Lecture Series - Piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers in consumer electronics

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9 November 2016, Talk

Aurel Stodola Lecture - Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) for high-efficiency clean IC engines

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14 November 2016, Talk

Distinguished Lecture Series - Flying Carpets: Ultralight Structures for Space Solar Power

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Learn how to walk

At first glance, exoskeletons conjure up images of futuristic robots from science fiction films. But the exoskeleton from the ETH team VariLeg is a real-life aid that could allow people with paraplegia to walk again. Read more 


SAMPE Fellow Award 2016

Prof. Paolo Ermanni was nominated for the SAMPE Fellow Award 2016. The Fellow Award represents prestigious recognition of a SAMPE Member for distinguished contributions in the fields of materials and processes. Read more 


Assistant Professor at the University of California

Mark Müller, former doctoral student in Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea's group, was appointed Assistant Professor Tenure Track at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California in Berkeley. He's starting in fall 2016. Read more 


Kavli Prize Symposium in Nanoscience

Prof. Dimos Poulikakos was one of the four invited speakers in the Kavli Prize Symposium in Nanoscience. The biannual award ceremony and symposium took place from 5 to 8 September 2016 in Oslo and Trondheim, Norway. Read more 


Energy Steering Panel EASAC

Prof. Konstantinos Boulouchos has been appointed to the Energy Steering Panel of the Advisory Council of the European Academy of Science for the period 2017-2020. Read more 

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