ETH Board, 13 December 2019

26 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Dr Daniel Ahmed (*1983), currently Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich, as Assistant Professor of Acoustic Robotics for Life Sciences and Healthcare. Daniel...
ETH Board, 13 December 2019

Institute for environment and sustainability in the ETH Domain: further steps taken

In its capacity as the strategic organ of the ETH Domain with its institutions ETH Zurich, EPFL, PSI, WSL, Empa and Eawag, the ETH Board is responsible for ensuring that they are optimally oriented...
Federal Council, 27 November 2019

Christian Rüegg appointed new PSI Director

Until the end of 2018 the PSI was headed by Joël Mesot, who was subsequently appointed president of the ETH Zurich. Since then the PSI has been headed on an interim basis by Thierry Strässle. The...
ETH Board, 25 October 2019

ETH Board plans leading institute for environment and sustainability

The ETH Board is tasked with gearing teaching, research, and knowledge and technology transfer in the ETH Domain to the challenges facing society. Together with the presidents of the two Federal...
ETH Board, 27 September 2019

Switzerland to remain the world’s innovation leader

In 2019, Switzerland again came first in the Global Innovation Index of the World Intellectual Property Organisation. Maintaining this top position will become a great challenge in the next few...
ETH Board, 26 September 2019

25 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor André Bardow (*1974), currently Professor at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, as Full Professor of Energy and Process Systems Engineering. André...
Federal Council, 04 September 2019

Michael Hengartner appointed new president of the ETH Board

Michael Hengartner was appointed rector of the University of Zurich in 2014. Since 2016, he has also served as president of swissuniversities. Mr Hengartner grew up in Québec City. He is a dual...
ETH Board, 15 July 2019

ETH Board dismisses professor at the Department of Physics

Bern, 15 July 2019 – ETH Zurich submitted a request for the dismissal of a professor to the ETH Board in March 2019. The ETH Board granted the person concerned the right to be heard, assessed her...
ETH Board, 11 July 2019

21 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Florian Dörfler (*1982), currently Tenure Track Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich, as Associate Professor of Complex Systems Control. Florian...
ETH Board, 11 July 2019

ETH Zurich exonerated from accusations

Berne, 11 July 2019 – At its meeting of 10/11 July 2019, the ETH Board took cognisance of the independent report on the administrative investigation conducted by BDO AG, which notes that at ETH...