ETH researchers have received eight of the coveted Advanced Grants in the European Research Council's (ERC) latest call for proposals. For several scientists, this is their second such grant. ETH Zurich has been consistently ranked among the most successful institutions since the programme was launched ten years ago.
What morals do intelligent machines have and need?
Sometimes it’s the questions, rather than the answers, that show how the world is changing. For example, questions about the moral consequences of machines and computers becoming more intelligent. A group of ETH students have tackled this issue.
News and in the Media
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".
Brain food from the WEF
Kristina Shea, Professor for Engineering Design and Computing, and Margarita Chli, Head of the Vision for Robotics Lab, presented insights into the potential of 4D printing and robotic vision at the Ideas Lab at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. Watch their 5-minute pitches which have just been released online on video.
D-MAVT at the WEF
D-MAVT is represented with a large number of projects at this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos from 18-20 January 2017.