«We are downright dependent on EU projects»
Adrienne Grêt-Regamey, Professor of Planning Landscape and Urban Systems at ETH Zurich, analyses how landscapes change and with them the ecosystem services existentially important for all of us. For her research she depends on projects outside the borders of Switzerland.
«The drone expands the farmer’s view on his field»
Intelligent devices shall make agriculture more efficient and sustainable. The EU project «Flourish», coordinated by ETH Zurich, developed a work team consisting of a drone and an agricultural robot to control weed in a sugar beet field.
The art of creating artificial cells
About the smartness of cells, the challenge of copying them and the crucial impact of an ERC Grant on the career of a scientist. – An interview with Petra Dittrich, Professor for Bioanalytics at ETH Zurich.
«The database on ice nucleating particles is at the heart of our joint research»
Ulrike Lohmann analyses the formation and development of clouds as well as the interaction between them and climate. Together with her project manager, Monika Burkert, she just finished an EU project involving 21 partners.
Masters of protocols
How young researchers of ETH Zurich make the Internet work better for everyone. A journey with Mirja Kühlewind and Brian Trammell.
Extensions of the human brain
Computational science – expanding the range of thinking. – What connects Aristotle to modern computing, why the digital age soon comes to an end and what will follow next. A visit to Petros Koumoutsakos.
«This project forces us to think transnationally»
The cyber security specialists Myriam Dunn Cavelty and Matteo E. Bonfanti participate in a European project with 18 partners. Precisely the many partners are very important for their research.
Threats from cyberspace
Reducing cyber risks, improving information security – Why expanding connectivity endangers our daily lives, what Srdjan Capkun likes most about information security and how he can protect us from cyber risks.
Reaching for the stars
Harvesting data from ESA deep space missions – Why Colombo Bolognesi’s transistors play a crucial role for ESA and why he is so passionate about building semiconductors.
Agriculture: The driven and the driver of climate change
Flux measurements help to develop realistic climate models – Why the type of agriculture has a major influence on the environment and why Nina Buchmann’s research deals with two sides of the same coin.