Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ
Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ  
Location: Zurich
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

ETH Zurich is a science and technology university with an outstanding research record. ETH Zurich is the study, research and work place of 18,000 people from 80 nations. About 350 professors in 16 departments teach mainly in the engineering sciences and architecture, system-oriented sciences, mathematics and natural sciences areas and carry out research that is highly valued worldwide.

Environment - Aug 23
Environment
A solar façade developed at ETH Zurich combines electricity production with intelligent shading to achieve optimal energy balance. Heating or cooling internal spaces requires energy. More intelligent building façades could save much of that energy. A system developed at ETH Zurich uses movable solar panels to generate electricity while at the same time allowing the right amount of sunshine or shade to suit weather conditions and internal use.
Event - Aug 23

You can find the answer in this video and at Scientifica from 30 August to 1 September at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. Scientifica is the biggest science festival in Switzerland. This year's theme ist "science fiction - science facts".

Physics - Aug 22
Physics

Time is a fundamental dimension of human existence and comes in many forms. Using a comparative approach, philosopher and physicist Norman Sieroka looks at what distinguishes them, using time travel and music.

Life Sciences - Aug 19
Life Sciences

Very little was known till now about DNA repair by homologous recombination, which is fundamental for human health.

Computer Science - Aug 22

The pace of technological progress is high. In the current edition of our podcast, we talk about the advantages and dangers of artificial intelligence. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning make us look at human intelligence in a new light.

Innovation - Aug 20
Innovation

ETH spin-off Spectroplast has developed a method to make silicone products using a 3D printer. The young company now plans to bring to market customised medical products such as hearing aids, breast prosthesis for breast cancer patients and eventually even artificial heart valves.

Event - Aug 16

You can find the answer in this video and at Scientifica from 30 August to 1 September at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. Scientifica is the biggest science festival in Switzerland. This year's theme ist "science fiction - science facts".






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