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Markus Niederberger receives Goldene Eule / 25.11.2013
The ETH Zurich’s student association (VSETH) has selected Markus Niederberger (Associate Professor and Chair of the Laboratory for Multifunctional Materials) as a recipient of the “Goldene Eule”. The Golden Owl prize was awarded to Markus Niederberger at the ETH Tag 2013. Each year, VSETH confers the owls to lecturers in appreciation of their excellence in teaching.
Jan Vermant appointed Full Professor / 03.10.2013
||The Department of Materials is happy to announce that on September 25/26, the Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has appointed Jan Vermant (*1968), currently Full Professor at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, as Full Professor of Soft Materials. Jan Vermant's research interests focus on soft materials (e.g. gels, polymer melts and rubber) and their interfaces. He also conducts research into composites made of soft matter, as well as colloid systems and bacteria. By appointing Jan Vermant, ETH Zurich gains a top researcher with a global reputation in his field. His highly innovative research, which ranges from biology and chemistry through to physics, will further reinforce ETH Zurich's leading position in materials science. ETHLife|
IBM Research Prize 2013 for Carlo Weingart / 13.08.2013
Carlo Weingart, Materials Theory group of Prof. Nicola Spaldin, is awarded the IBM Research Prize 2013 for his Master thesis "Origin of spin canting in multiferroic perovskites". This outstanding achievement will be awarded at the ETH-Tag on November 16, 2013.
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