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The Institute for Mechanical Systems is committed to a long-term sustainable development of our society by delivering cutting-edge education and research in the broad field of mechanics and materials. On many axes of activities we consider systems from the small- to the large-scale, from basic research to applications using theoretical, computational and experimental approaches.

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ETH medal for S. Meneghello and A. Secondi

Stefano Meneghello and Alessandro Secondi were awarded with the ETH medal for their master theses in the group of Prof. Mazza. Congratulations to Stefano and Alessandro for their achievements


Dennis M. Kochmann joins D-MAVT

Dennis M. Kochmann, currently Professor at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), will join the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT) as Professor of Mechanics and Materials in April 2017. Read more 


Austrian State Prize for best dissertation

Florian Kogelbauer completed his dissertation at the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Vienna prior to joining the Institute of Mechanical Systems at ETH Zurich as a postdoc in 2016. He is currently working on developing nonlinear model reduction principles for continuum vibrations. Read more 


ETH Medal for outstanding doctoral thesis 2016

Seven outstanding dissertations at D-MAVT have been honored with the ETH Medal 2016 and a financial award. With great commitment, our talented postgraduate students concluded their doctoral theses successfully and are now ready for new challenges. Read more 


MaP Award

Dr. Ivo Leibacher from Prof. Jürg Dual’s group, Dr. Arabella Mauri from Prof. Edoardo Mazza’s group, Dr. Christian Peters from Prof. Christofer Hierold’s group and Dr. Gianvito Vilé from D-CHAB were nominated for the MaP Award 2016. The award won by Dr. Gianvito Vilé and presented at the MaP Graduate Symposium 2016 at ETH Zurich on 9 June 2016. Read more 

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