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.



12 professors at ETH Zurich appointed

Appointments by the ETH Board. (Photo: ETH Zurich)

At its meeting of 20/21 March 2015, the ETH Board appointed 12 professors at ETH Zurich in accordance with the application submitted by ETH Zurich President Lino Guzzella.   Read more 


Tracing human evolution with robots


With the help of robots, archaeologists may soon be able to compare their findings with data from thousands of experimental reference samples, enabling them to determine tool use in the Stone Age. ETH scientists have developed a robotic system and presented it at the industry fair in Hanover. Read more 


Eine systemische Sicht auf die Mobilitätszukunft


Das Schweizer Kompetenzzentrum «Efficient Mobility» untersucht Wege hin zu einer nachhaltigen Mobilität der Zukunft. Erfolgreich kann die Transformation nur sein, wenn Verkehrssysteme als Ganzes betrachtet werden.  Read more 


From tobacco to cyberwood


Scientists from ETH Zurich have developed a thermometer that is at least 100 times more sensitive than previous temperature sensors. It consists of a bio-synthetic hybrid material of tobacco cells and nanotubes. Read more 

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