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«Mesh Mould» Receives Swiss Technology Award 2016
Zurich, 25 November 2016 – Yesterday, the project team behind the novel building technology «Mesh Mould» received the Swiss Technology Award in the category «Inventors» at the 11th Swiss Innovation Forum in Basel. The award ceremony was attended by around 1000 opinion leaders from Swiss economy, politics and society. «Mesh Mould», which was developed by researchers of ETH Zurich, allows to build load-bearing concrete elements of any shape without formwork.
How can we deal with sediments to keep hydropower sustainable?
Hydropower is the most important source of renewable electric energy worldwide, but it’s not uncommon that it has to face a serious challenge: sediments that get deposited in storage lakes or increase the erosion of hydraulic turbines
Award for Dr. Delphine Marchon, by the Construction Chemical Division of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
Best PhD award for the thesis "Controlling cement hydration through the molecular structure of comb-copolymer superplasticizers
", by the Construction Chemical Division of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), received at the 2nd International Conference on the Chemistry of Construction Materials (ICCCM), Munich, Germany, October 2016.
6 December 2016,
IBK Kolloquium - Physical and uncertainty modeling of interdependent civil infrastructure systems