Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's team made the cover page of the "Energy Technology" Journal, Volume 4, Issue 5, May 2016.
Best Poster Award
Kilian Schillai, doctoral student in Prof. Edoardo Mazza’s group and member of the EMPA Laboratory “Mechanical Integrity of Energy Systems”, received a Best Poster Award for his poster “Thermal Treatments for Increased Fretting Fatigue Endurance of Overhead Electrical Conductors” at the CCMX Annual Meeting.
Assistant Professor at TU Delft
Javier Alonso-Mora, a former Master and doctoral student of Prof. Roland Siegwart, was appointed Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Optimization and Control for Autonomous Systems within the Delft Center for Systems and Control, at TU Delft. He will start on 1 October 2016.
New York City Drone Film Festival 2016
The short film “SPARKED: A Live Interaction Between Humans and Quadcopters” developed by Prof. Raffaello D’Andrea’s group in cooperation with Cirque du Soleil and the spin-off Verity Studios has won the New York City Drone Film Festival Award 2016 in the Featuring Drones category.
George Giralt PhD Award 2016
Mark Müller, former doctoral student in Prof. Raffaello D’Andrea’s group, has won the George Giralt PhD Award 2016 for his doctoral thesis "Increased autonomy for quadrocopter systems: trajectory generation, fail-safe strategies, and state estimation". The George Giralt PhD Award is an annual award given by the European Robotics Research Network for the best robotics doctoral thesis in Europe.