Engineering sciences

Transport - Oct 15
In future, commercial vehicles will not only have to emit less CO2 but also meet stricter exhaust emission limits. Many experts expect that this could herald the end for fossil diesel. One possible alternative is dimethyl ether: The highly volatile substance burns very cleanly and can be produced from renewable energy. Empa is investigating this new powertrain concept using a special test engine.
Electroengineering - Sep 24

Researchers at ETH Zurich - in collaboration with colleagues from EPFL in Lausanne and Harvard Medical School - have developed a system that allows them to optically stimulate individual nerve fibres in living mice. Through this process, they have demonstrated that the nervous system has a direct influence on the immune system.

Electroengineering - Jul 3

Researchers have built an ultrafast chip that can speed up data transmission in fibre optic networks. The chip combines several innovations at the same time and, given the growing demand for streaming and online services, represents a significant development.

Electroengineering - Sep 10

Researchers have created a single chip that combines a transistor and micro-fluidic cooling system. Managing the heat generated in electronics is a huge problem, especially with the constant push to reduce the size and pack as many transistors as possible in the same chip.

Microtechnics - Jun 23

A navigation algorithm developed at the University of Zurich enables drones to learn challenging acrobatic maneuvers. Autonomous quadcopters can be trained using simulations to increase their speed, agility and efficiency, which benefits conventional search and rescue operations.

Currently 18 jobs in fields Civil Engineering, Electroengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agronomy/Food Science, Architecture, Transport, Microtechnics.
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Microtechnics - 22.10
R&D Engineer in Optoelectronic Systems (m/f), 80-100% Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique, Landquart
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Wissenschaftliche(r) Mitarbeiter(in) "Handels- und Marktanalyse" Agroscope, Ettenhausen
Electroengineering - 15.10
Research Associate Digital Energy Systems (80-100%) Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Agronomy/Food Science - 08.10
Staff Research Scientist - Trade and Market Analysis Agroscope, Ettenhausen
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Wissenschaftlich-technische/r Mitarbeiter/in Saatgutqualitätsprüflabor Agroscope, Zürich-Affoltern
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