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26.09.2016 | Awards

DGM Prize “Breakthrough” 2016 awarded to Jörg F. Löffler

Jörg F. Löffler wins the DGM Prize “Breakthrough” 2016 of the German Society of Materials. This award is “bestowed on an excellent scientist in the middle of his/her research career for outstanding scientific achievements which represent a breakthrough in materials science and/or for initiating a new research field.” Read more 

28.04.2016 | Awards

Stefan Pogatscher wins the Houska Prize 2016

Stefan Pogatscher wins one of Austria’s highest research prizes for his work on aging of aluminum alloys, which solved a long-standing problem regarding the negative effect of “natural aging” in Al6000 alloys and described the atomistic mechanism controlling this aging. These results, elaborated at the Montanuniversität Leoben and ETH Zurich, have led to significantly improved properties of AlMgSi alloys at shorter processing times on an industrial level. Read more 

20.07.2015 | Awards

Senior Scientist Award

Prof. Jörg Löffler has received the Senior Scientist Award of this year’s International Symposium on Metastable, Amorphous, and Nanostructured Materials (ISMANAM 2015, Paris). Read more 

22.09.2014 | Awards

Peter J. Uggowitzer awarded the Tammann Medal

The German Society for Materials Science awards the Tammann Medal 2014 to Professor Peter Uggowitzer for his outstanding metallurgical work in the areas of alloy and process development of steels and light metals; in particular nitrogen steels and aluminum and magnesium alloys for the automotive industry and medical technology. Read more 

05.04.2013 | Awards

David Klaumünzer awarded the ETH Medal

David Klaumünzer has been awarded the ETH Silver Medal for his outstanding Ph.D. thesis “Stick-slip shear banding in metallic glasses”. The ETH Medal is awarded to the top 5% of ETH theses. Read more 

17.11.2012 | Awards

Peter J. Uggowitzer wins the Goldene Eule

For the second time, the ETH Students' Association (VSETH) has selected Peter J. Uggowitzer as a recipient of the Goldene Eule (“Golden Owl”) prize, awarded by students to instructors who they deem particularly competent in teaching.   Read more 

21.05.2010 | Awards

Alban Dubach and Anja Hänzi awarded the ETH Medal

Alban Dubach and Anja Hänzi are awarded the ETH Silver Medal for their outstanding Ph.D. theses “Inhomogeneous deformation of Zr-based bulk metallic glasses” and “Development of biodegradable magnesium alloys for cardiovascular stent applications”, respectively. Drs. Dubach and Hänzi received these awards on the occasion of the doctoral awards ceremony on May 21th , 2010 at ETH Zurich. Read more 

10.05.2010 | Awards

Anja Hänzi wins MRC Prize

Together with two other young researchers, Anja Hänzi wins this year's Materials Research Prize (MRC Prize), which is awarded for the best materials-related Ph.D. thesis with relevance to industrial applications at ETH Zurich. Dr. Hänzi received this award on the occasion of the 5th MRC Graduate Symposium on May 10th , 2010 in Zurich. Read more 

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