Friday, 9. Oct. 2015
ML F40, 14:15-16:00
Planning presentation of MS thesis, by P. Gschwend
"A unified description of the phase behaviour and rheology of spherical nanoparticles dispersed within a polymeric matrix" by Dr. P. Stephanou, Polymer Physics, ETHZ
Nanoaggregates for Theranostics
Aggregates of silica-coated gold/ironoxide Janus nanoparticles with controlled interparticle distance show promise for medical diagnostics and laser thermal treatment of breast cancer cells.
article in ETH Life
1st Place Winner
Congratulations to Rajesh Koirala for becoming the 1st Place Winner for the
2012 Environmental Division's Graduate student award of AIChE (paper)
Univ. Minnesota Lecture
Professor Pratsinis gave the 9th Annual L.M. Fingerson / TSI Inc. Distinguished Lecture at the Univ. of Minnesota on May 17, 2012
Best PhD Thesis Award
Congratulations to Dr. George Sotiriou for winning the 2012 Best PhD Thesis Award from the Division of Polymers and Colloids of the Swiss Chemical Society.
Winner AIChE Poster Session
Congratulations to Robert Büchel for being selected as a winner at the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Poster Session of the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis USA for his poster “Two-Nozzle Flame Synthesis of NOx Storage Reduction Catalysts”
EAC Best Poster Award
Congratulations to Max Eggersdorfer for winning the best poster award for
aerosol fundamentals at the 2011 European Aerosol Conference in Manchester, UK.
Nanothin SiO2-coated nanosilver
Silver nanoparticles (nanosilver) have superior optical (e.g. plasmonic) properties that make them attractive for biomedical applications. One hurdle up to now has been their toxicity. Researchers from ETH Zurich, however, have now found a solution by flame aerosol synthesis and subsequent in-situ coating nanosilver with nanothin silica films. Link to Press article in ETH Life
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