Previous Awards (2009 - 2004)
Yasin Ekinci wins the FISBA Optics Prize
Yasin Ekinci was awarded the FISBA Optics Prize of the Swiss Society for Optics and Microscopy (SSOM) “for outstanding work in the area of modern photonics and photonic microsystems”. Dr. Ekinci received this award on the occasion of the 60th anniversary celebration of the SSOM on October 30th, 2009 in Burgdorf.
Petra Gunde receives poster award
Petra Gunde received an award for best poster on the 8th Int. Conf. on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (Weimar, Germany) for her work entitled “Development of Mg–Yb–Zn alloys for medical applications”.
Anja Hänzi receives LMT best paper award
Anja Hänzi received the “International Light Metals Technology (LMT) David StJohn Award for Best Paper” on July 1st, 2009 at the LMT conference in Queensland, Australia, for her work entitled "Design strategy for microalloyed ultra-ductile magnesium alloys for medical applications".
Adrienne Nelson receives CCMX poster award
Michael Schinhammer wins SVMT Prize
Michael Schinhammer was awarded the CHF 1,000.00 SVMT Prize for the best Master’s thesis in materials science at ETH Zurich in 2008, entitled “Evaluation of the degradation behavior of bio-absorbable Mg alloys”. Mr. Schinhammer received this award at the SVMT Students day on March 13th.
ETH startup company “Advanced Metal Technology AG” wins the W.A. de Vigier Jungunternehmerpreis 2008
Advanced Metal Technology AG is an ETH startup company that was founded in January 2007 as a collaboration between ETH Zurich’s Laboratory of Metal Physics and Technology and the company awtec AG in Oerlikon. It is headed by Marco Siegrist (a former LMPT Ph.D. student) and aims to establish bulk metallic glasses in Swiss industry. The W.A. de Vigier Young Entrepreneur Prize supports start-up companies with a payment of CHF 100,000.
ETH startup company “Advanced Metal Technology AG” wins the Heuberger Winterthur Jungunternehmerpreis 2007
Advanced Metal Technology is an ETH startup company that was founded in January 2007 as a collaboration between ETH Zurich’s Laboratory of Metal Physics and Technology and the company awtec AG in Oerlikon. It is headed by Marco Siegrist (a former LMPT Ph.D. student) and aims to establish bulk metallic glasses in Swiss industry. The Heuberger Winterthur Young Entrepreneur Prize includes free business coaching and a payment of CHF 100,000.
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Chunlei Liu wins the EMPA Research Prize 2007
Chunlei Liu was awarded the EMPA Research Prize 2007 (including a medal and a payment of CHF 5,000) for his outstanding dissertation “Characterization and modeling of interface reactions between diamond and active brazing alloys”. The EMPA Research Prize is bestowed biannually on a young researcher at EMPA for his/her excellent dissertation, diploma thesis, or publications. Dr. Liu received this award during a ceremony at EMPA on the occasion of the 3rd EMPA PhD Students’ Symposium.
Edith Fuchsberger awarded the ETH medal
Edith Fuchsberger was awarded the ETH medal (including a payment of CHF 1,500) for her outstanding diploma thesis “Rapidly solidified magnesium alloys and their mechanical and electrochemical properties”. Ms. Fuchsberger received her award during a ceremony at ETH Day 2006.
Peter J. Uggowitzer wins the Goldene Eule
The ETH Students' Association (VSETH) selected Peter J. Uggowitzer as a recipient of the Goldene Eule (“Golden Owl”) prize, awarded by students to instructors whom they deem particularly competent in teaching. This distinction was awarded by the television moderator Sandra Studer at the “ETH Tag der Lehre” event.
Patrick Ruch wins the EMPA Research Prize 2005
Patrick Ruch was awarded the EMPA Research Prize 2005 for his outstanding diploma thesis “Interfacial microstructure of Al(Si)-diamond composites”. The EMPA Research Prize is bestowed biannually on a young researcher at EMPA for his/her excellent dissertation, diploma thesis, or publications. Mr. Ruch received this award during a ceremony at EMPA on the occasion of the 1st EMPA PhD Students’ Symposium.
Bruno Zberg awarded the Willi Studer Prize 2005
Masing Memorial Prize awarded to Jörg F. Löffler
At the annual meeting in May of the German Society for Materials, Jörg F. Löffler was presented with the Masing Memorial Prize 2004. This prize is awarded for independent research work in the field of materials, and celebrates the best achievement in a metals-related area published in the two years previous to the prize date by scientists aged 38 or younger. Prof. Löffler receives this award for "his innovative and pathbreaking contributions to the development and characterization of metallic systems in reduced dimensions, in particular nanostructured materials and bulk metallic glasses" (Adv. Eng. Mater. Vol. 7(4), 2005, p.5).
Dirk Uhlenhaut wins the Willi Studer Prize 2004
Giovanni Mastrogiacomo wins the SVMT Prize
Giovanni Mastrogiacomo was awarded the CHF 1,000.00 SVMT Prize for the best diploma thesis in materials science at ETH Zurich in 2004, entitled “Melt spinning of iron-based alloys”. Mr. Mastrogiacomo received this award at the ETH Diploma ceremony on June 25th .
Fabian Eckermann wins Alu-Award 2004
Fabian Eckermann, LMPT Ph.D. student, was awarded the Alu-Award 2004 (including an aluminum sculpture and a payment of CHF 8,000) by the Swiss Aluminum Association for his outstanding diploma thesis “Corrosion phenomena at 6xxx aluminum alloys – Microstructural analysis and microelectrochemical measurements”. The ceremony took place in Vitznau on May 13th at the annual assembly of the association.