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29.03.2017 | Awards

Jan Vermant nominated Outstanding Reviewer for Soft Matter in 2016

Jan Vermant, Soft Materials, has been nominated as Outstanding Reviewer for the journal Soft Matter of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The reviewers have been chosen based on the number, timeliness and quality of the reports completed over the last 12 months. Read more 

23.03.2017 | Awards

Nicola Spaldin receives L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

ETH Professor Nicola Spaldin will today be honoured for her revolutionary research in the field of materials science. In Paris, she is set to receive the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science award for Europe, which carries prize money of 100,000 euros. Read more 

10.03.2017 | Awards

Title of Professor awarded to Dr. Claude Ederer

The ETH Board awarded the title of Professor to Dr. Claude Ederer (*1972), currently Senior Scientist and Lecturer at ETH Zurich, as Adjunct Professor at ETH Zurich. Claude Ederer is a globally recognised expert in the field of materials theory of ferroic systems. Before joining ETH Zurich in 2012, he worked at a number of renowned universities in the United States and Ireland. Congratulations! Read more 

24.02.2017 | Awards

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for Dr. Hanumantha Rao Vutukuri

Dr. Hanumantha Rao Vutukuri, postdoc in the Soft Materials group, has obtained a Marie Curie Fellowship for his work on active colloidal systems. Roa will be focussing on how to use active particles to build new materials (in a collaboration with Caltech), and try to undertsand collective phenomena is such sytems. Read more 

03.02.2017 | Awards

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for Dr. Chiara Gattinoni

With great pleasure we announce that Dr. Chiara Gattinoni, postdoctoral researcher at Materials Theory, has been awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship for her work on "Properties across dimensions: an atomistic computational study of bismuth ferrite surfaces and nanocrystals". Dr. Gattinoni will focus on the surface- and nano-science of bismuth ferrite with an eye towards applications in catalysis and photovoltaics. Read more 

24.11.2016 | Awards

Walter R. Caseri receives "Goldene Eule 2016"

The ETH Zurich’s student association (VSETH) has selected Walter R. Caseri, titular professor at the Laboratory for Multifunctional Materials, as a recipient of the “Goldene Eule”. Read more 

02.11.2016 | Awards

L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award for Nicola Spaldin

Prof. Nicola Spaldin, Chair of Materials Theory, has been selected as the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” Laureate for Europe. This award recognizes her groundbreaking multidisciplinary work predicting, describing and creating new materials that have switchable magnetic and ferroelectric properties. Read more 

26.10.2016 | Awards

DGM "Breakthrough" Prize 2016 awarded to Jörg F. Löffler

Jörg F. Löffler has been awarded the DGM "Breakthrough" Prize 2016 of the German Society of Materials. This award is "bestowed on an excellent scientist in the middle of his/her research career for outstanding scientific achievements which represent a breakthrough in materials science and/or for initiating a new research field". Read more 

06.10.2016 | Awards

Onsager Professorship and Fellowship of the Society of Rheology for Prof. Jan Vermant

Prof. Jan Vermant was awarded the 2016 Onsager Professorship at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and received the Onsager medal on September 26 th in Trondheim. Prof Vermant was also elected as a fellow of the Society of Rheology (US), class of 2016. Read more 

03.06.2016 | Awards

ETH Medals 2016

The Department is proud to announce that Can Onur Avci (Magnetism and Interface Physics), Max Jonathan Kory (Polymer Chemistry), Marco Schweizer (Polymer Physics) and Stef Smeets (Crystallography) will be awarded the ETH Medal 2016 for their outstanding doctoral theses. Read more 

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