Previous Awards (2009 - 2004)

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30.10.2009

Yasin Ekinci wins the FISBA Optics Prize

Yasin Ekinci gets 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.

29.10.2009

Petra Gunde receives poster award

lmt david stjohn award for best paper

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”.

01.07.2009

Anja Hänzi receives LMT best paper award

Anja Hänzi gets the International Light Metals Technology (LMT) David StJohn Award for Best Paper

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".

22.04.2009

Adrienne Nelson receives CCMX poster award

Adrienne Nelson

For the second time, Adrienne Nelson received an award for best poster at the CCMX Annual Meeting, for her work entitled "Metallic foams produced from particle-stabilized emulsions".

13.03.2009

Michael Schinhammer wins SVMT Prize

Michael Schinhammer

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.

19.06.2008

ETH startup company “Advanced Metal Technology AG” wins the W.A. de Vigier Jungunternehmerpreis 2008

Marco Siegrist with prize

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.

05.12.2007

ETH startup company “Advanced Metal Technology AG” wins the Heuberger Winterthur Jungunternehmerpreis 2007

Prof. Jörg F. Löffler, Marco Siegrist and Prof. Peter J. Uggowitzer with the prize

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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21.11.2007

Chunlei Liu wins the EMPA Research Prize 2007

EMPA Research Prize

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.

18.11.2006

Edith Fuchsberger awarded the ETH medal

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.

14.11.2005

Peter J. Uggowitzer wins the Goldene Eule

sympol of golden owl

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.

20.10.2005

Patrick Ruch wins the EMPA Research Prize 2005

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.

01.07.2005

Bruno Zberg awarded the Willi Studer Prize 2005

Bruno Zberg

Bruno Zberg, LMPT Ph.D. student, received the Willi Studer Prize 2005, awarded annually by the Dr. h.c. Willi Studer Foundation, ETHZ to the best diploma student in materials science.

19.05.2005

Masing Memorial Prize awarded to Jörg F. Löffler

Prof. Jörg F. Löffler gets the Masing Memorial Prize

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).

25.06.2006

Dirk Uhlenhaut wins the Willi Studer Prize 2004

Dirk Uhlenhaut

Dirk Uhlenhaut, LMPT Ph.D. student, received the Willi Studer Prize 2004, awarded annually by the Dr. h.c. Willi Studer Foundation, ETHZ to the best diploma student in materials science

25.06.2004

Giovanni Mastrogiacomo wins the SVMT Prize

Giovanni Mastrogiacomo

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 .

13.03.2004

Fabian Eckermann wins Alu-Award 2004

ETH medal

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.

 
 
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