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News from Chair of Ecological Systems Design

17.02.2017

ESD research in SNF Newsletter

Our research on Swiss collection and recycling rates showing that these rates are substantially lower than those that are officially communicated was prominently featured in the Swiss National Research Programm 70 newsletter. Read more 

17.02.2017

ESD research in The Guardian

The Guardian article "The hydropower paradox: is this energy as clean as it seems?" cites our research, which shows that the carbon footprint of hydropower is far higher than previously assumed. Read more 

17.02.2017

ESD research highlighted in Nature

Our research quantified the thermal emissions from power plants worldwide to assess the disruption of acquatic ecosystems. Read more 

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News from the Institute of Environmental Engineering

14.02.2017

Dr. Wolfgang Kinzelbach interviewed by China Environment News

Recently, Dr. Wolfgang Kinzelbach was interviewed by China Environment News about his opinions on groundwater over-exploitation problems in China Northern Plain.  Read more 

18.11.2016

Online Groundwater Model launched

Our tool enables decision makers in the Heihe River Basin (China) to assess different irrigation water allocation strategies. Read more 

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News from the BAUG Department

08.02.2017

Prof. Dr. Ueli Angst receives the „Robert L’Hermite Medal 2017”

Each year, the Robert L’Hermite Medal is awarded by RILEM to a researcher of less than 40 years, who has made an exceptional scientific contribution to the field of construction materials and structures. Read more 

09.01.2017

Prof. Dr. Ueli Angst became an SNSF assistant professor at the Institute for Building Materials (IfB)

As of January 1, 2017, Prof. Dr. Ueli Angst became an SNSF assistant professor at the Institute for Building Materials (IfB). His research and teaching interests lie in the field of “Durability of Engineering Materials”. Read more 

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