Dr. Stephan Kress receives the Hans-Eggenberger-Prize for his dissertation on the control of light at nanoscales. The annual award, endowed with CHF 100,000, is given to outstanding young scientists who are primarily active in the interdisciplinary application of electronics and electrical energy technology.
Among Energy Technology's top 10 papers
The joint report of Prof. Aldo Steinfeld's group and Prof. Javier Perez-Ramirez entitled "Impact of Daily Startup-Shutdown Conditions on the Production of Solar Methanol over a Commercial Cu-ZnO-Al2O3 Catalyst" has been named one of the Top 10 publications of the year 2016 by the science magazine Energy Technology.
Innovation cannot be taught; it must be learned
ETH President Lino Guzzella welcomed Alexander van der Bellen to the University on Friday, where the Austrian President was shown how ETH is encouraging innovation.
Prof. Dennis M. Kochmann joins D-MAVT
Prof. Dennis M. Kochmann, currently Professor at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), will join the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT) as Professor of Mechanics and Materials in April 2017.
R&D 100 Award 2016 for simulation software
Nek5000, a software for the simulation of fluid flow and combustion, received the prestigious R&D 100 Award 2016. A team of researchers lead by Dr. Christos Frouzakis and Prof. Konstantin Boulouchos at the Laboratory of Aerothermochemistry and Combustion Systems (LAV) has participated in the development of the software.