Earth & human being

ERC Synergy Grants for research projects by Professors Domenico Giardini and Jacob Corn

16.10.2019 – Two ETH Zurich projects and one with ETH involvement have been awarded one of the coveted ERC Synergy Grants.

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Sustainable concrete – Pioneer Fellow Gnanli Landrou makes it possible

11.02.2019 – When 16 year old Gnanli Landrou travelled from Togo to France to stay with family friends, he didn’t bring much more than an idea and scientific talent. Thanks to his host family, Landrou was able to attend school and with the help of a teacher, quickly caught up on two years’ worth of missed… Read more »

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Future Food Initiative: sustainable, healthy and affordable

07.02.2019 – ETH Zurich and EPFL have launched “Future Food – A Swiss Research Initiative” in partnership with Bühler, Givaudan and Nestlé. The goal of the Future Food Initiative is to expand research in the area of food and nutrition sciences. A fellowship programme will provide funding for national and international research talent, combining the… Read more »

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New Mobility Initiative launched

ETH Zurich is launching the ETH Mobility Initiative together with the Swiss federal railways (SBB). At the WEF annual meeting, ETH and SBB announced a significant expansion of research and teaching in the field of mobility which is to include new professorships.

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Inaugural lecture by Professor Daniel M. Hall

29.03.2018 – In the summer of 2017, the ETH Board appointed him Assistant Professor for Innovative and Industrialized Construction, and now Professor Daniel M. Hall gave his inaugural lecture at ETH Zurich. On March 28, 2018 he spoke on “The Global Construction Industry: Reorganizing Today For Innovation Tomorrow”.

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Inauguration of commemorative plaque for the Werner Siemens Foundation

25.9.2017 – ETH Zurich has paid tribute to its longstanding partnership with the Werner Siemens Foundation by dedicating a plaque to the organisation. The inauguration ceremony took place at the premises of the Geothermal Energy & Geofluids group, Institute of Geophysics.   ETH Zurich is acknowledging in particular the Siemens Foundation’s donation of 10 million… Read more »

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New Assistant Professor for Innovative and Industrial Construction

07.07.2017 – The ETH Board appoints Daniel M. Hall (*1985), currently a doctoral student at Stanford University, California, USA, as Assistant Professor of Innovative and Industrial Construction. Daniel Hall studied Architectural En­gine­ering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obisbo and received a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford Univer­sity. Since… Read more »

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Implenia supports ETH professorship in innovative and industrial construction

MEDIA RELEASE Implenia Dietlikon, 28.04.2016 – At today’s signing ceremony in Zurich, the ETH Zurich, the ETH Zurich Foundation and Implenia, as industrial partner, put the seal on a strategic partnership in the field of innovative and industrial construction. The partnership aims to develop new expertise in civil engineering and construction. Research findings will feed… Read more »

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Petra Dittrich honoured with ERC Consolidator Grant

26.02.2016 – Last week, the European Research Council (ERC) announced the winners of the Consolidator Grants for talented young researchers. Petra Dittrich, a researcher at ETH, is one of those to receive the much-coveted funding. Petra Dittrich, whose professorship was made possible by a generous donation of SABIC, uses lab-on-a-chip technology to develop miniaturized analysis… Read more »

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3. Exzellenz Zirkel Gathering – Focusing on Outer Space

12.02.2016 – The ETH Zurich Foundation held its third Exzellenz Zirkel get-together on 19 January. Domenico Giardini, professor of seismology and geodynamics at ETH Zurich, took 40 invited alumni on a journey into space and Lorenz Eberhardt, beneficiary of an Excellence Scholarship in 2016, gave an insight into his mathematics thesis. Read the full article on… Read more »

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