Together with scientists from Empa, ETH Professor Jan Carmeliet studied the latest heatwave last June. ETH News asked him where is the most pleasant place to be in Zurich in summer, and which structural measures should be taken to protect cities from extreme heat events.
Testing a soft artificial heart
ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart. In collaboration with colleagues from the Product Development Group Zurich, they have tested how well it works.
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Awards for robot experts
Researchers from the Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) at ETH Zurich received several awards for their work at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) from 29 May to 3 June 2017 in Singapore.
Game of Drones
Switzerland is one of the leading countries in the development of drones. The «Migros Magazine» presents professional drone designers and users – among them Margarita Chli, Head of the Vision for Robotics Lab at ETH Zurich.
Of robots and people
Robots to protect and serve you? "Die Weltwoche" and "SRF" in conversation with Roland Siegwart, Professor of Autonomous Systems at D-MAVT.
Mesh Mould Project Team receives Concrete Innovation Award 2017
The Mesh Mould project team was awarded the Concrete Innovation Award 2017. The team is part of the NCCR Digital Fabrication and is supported, among others, by the Agile and Dexterous Robotics Lab at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Google Award for Roland Siegwart
Roland Siegwart, Head of the Autonomous Systems Lab of ETH Zurich, was awarded the prestigious Google Faculty Research Award 2016 for his research in the field of Machine Perception.
Robotics in Zurich
ETH Zurich is crucial for the city`s robotics cluster. Roland Siegwart, Professor for Autonomous Systems, and other experts report on current projects and the future of robotics. An article in the "NZZ".