Oral Presentations (Prof. Niederberger, Andreas Brändle): 5th Mini Symposium between Hokkaido University and ETH in Zurich, November 27- 28, Zurich
ETH Unterwegs (Prof. Niederberger): Kantonsschule Rychenberg, November 20, Winterthur
Keynote Lecture (Prof. Niederberger), contributed talks (Dr. Dorota Koziej, Sandra Hilaire) and poster presentation (Sandra Hilaire): 4th International Solvothermal and Hydrothermal Association Conference: toward sustainability (ISHA 2014), October 26-29, Bordeaux
Contributed talk (Federico Dalcanale): 3rd International Conference on Competitive Materials and Technology Processes, October 6-10, Miskolc, Hungary
Poster presentations (Guobo Zeng, Sandra Hilaire, Mario Bärtsch, Felix Rechberger) and contibuted talk: Polymers, Colloids and Interface (Dr. Alessandro Lauria) at Swiss Chemical Society Fall Meeting, 11 September, UZH, Zurich
Poster presentations (Sandra Hilaire, Mario Bärtsch): 65th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, August 31 - September 5, Lausanne, Switzerland
Industry Day (Prof. Niederberger): August 26, ETH Zurich
Invited talk (Dr. Dorota Koziej): School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Pensilvania, Philadelphia, 22 August 2014
Invited talk (Dr. Dorota Koziej): SPIE NanoScience + Engineering, Part of SPIE Optics + Photonics Symposium, 17 - 21 August 2014 in San Diego, California, United States
Contributed talk (Sandra Hilaire): Grand Renewable Energy 2014, July 27 - August 1, Tokyo, Japan
Inorganic and Analytical Colloquium (Prof. Niederberger): Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, July 17, Mainz, Germany
Invited lecture (Dr. A. Lauria): Shanghai Institute Of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SICCAS), 2014, June 27, Shanghai, China.
Invited talk (Prof. Niederberger): Solid State Chemistry Symposium on the Occasion of the 65th Birthday of Reinhard Nesper, June 25-26, ETH Zurich
Invited talk (Dr. A. Lauria): Workshop on Garnet and Multicomponent Ceramic Scintillators (WGMCS-1) 2014, June 22-24, Shanghai, China.
Plenary talk (Prof. Niederberger) and contributed talk (Malwina Staniuk): 1st International Conference of Polyol Mediated Synthesis, June 22-25, Paris
Invited talk (Prof. Niederberger): CNR Rao 80th Birthday Symposium, June 23-24, London
Invited talk (Prof. Niederberger): PolyColl, Annual Meeting of the Division of Polymers, Colloids and Interfaces, June 20, EMPA Dübendorf
Poster presentation (Sandra Hilaire): E-MRS Spring Meeting, May 26-30, Lille, France
Prof. Niederberger organizes Symposium T: Non-classical nucleation and crystallization at E-MRS Spring Meeting, May 26-30, Lille, France
Poster presentations (Ofer Hirsch, Niklaus Kränzlin, Derya Erdem), contributed talks (Florian Heiligtag, Malwina Staniuk, Li Luo, Derya Erdem, Niklaus Kränzlin) and invited talk (Prof. Niederberger, represented by Florian Heiligtag): MRS Spring Meeting, April 21-25, San Francisco
Dr. Koziej organizes Symposium AAA: Applications of In-Situ Synchrotron
Radiation Techniques in Nanomaterials Research at the MRS Spring Meeting, April
21-25, San Francisco
Invited talk (Dr. Dorota Koziej): Colloquium on Process Intensification, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Processing, ETH Zurich, 15 April 2014
Invited Talk (Prof. Niederberger): Materials Challenges in Alternative & Renewable Energy 2014, February 16-20, Clearwater, Florida
Sandra Hilaire published her work in collaboration with different groups on WO3 water splitting in J. Mater. Chem.
Niklaus Kränzlin published together with several group members his work on titania polymorphs in Nanoscale.
3 November: We have a new group picture!
Our former guest student Davide published his results obtained in Zurich on the double role of polyethylene glycol in the microwave assisted synthesis of nanometric titania in J. Nanoparticle Res.
Felix Rechberger won the runner-up DSM Poster Award in Polymers, Colloids & Interfaces at the Swiss Chemical Society Fall Meeting in Zurich.
Felix Rechberger together with Gabriele Ilari published his work on conducting aerogels in Chem. Commun.
Several group members have published their results on doping Ni in MoO2 in Chem. Mater.
Florian Heiligtag sucessfully defended his Ph.D. thesis - congratulations!
Federico Dalcanale published his work in the influence of carbon enrichment in polycarbosilane derived ceramics for MEMS applications in J. Eur. Ceram. Soc.
Felix Rechberger and Florian Heiligtag published their work on BaTiO3 aerogels in Angewandte Chemie.
Philippe Knüsel was awarded the ETH medal for his Master Thesis on metal oxide-polymer particle-based aerogels - Congratulations!
Congratulations to Niklaus Kränzlin, who won a «2014 SCNAT/SCS Chemistry Travel Award»
Martin Süess sucessfully defended his Ph.D. thesis - congratulations!
Florian Heiligtag together with several other group members
published a paper in Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology
Sandra Hilaire published her work on the synthesis of doped ceria nanoparticles in Z. anorg. allg. Chem.
Gabriele Ilari published his work on functionalizing MWCNTs with Cu and Ni in Carbon
Our “in-situ X-ray spectroscopy and diffraction” team published their work on mechanistic aspects of Co/CoO synthesis in Chemistry of Materials.
Dr. Dorota Koziej work on microwave-synthesis on a chip is featured in the SPIE Newsroom, Nanotechnology
Our former guest student Laura published her results obtained in Zurich on the non-aqueous synthesis of high loaded silica-rubber nanocomposites in Soft Mater.
Dr. Dorota Koziej and Dr. Alessandro Lauria published a 25th Anniversary Article in Advanced Materials
SOLA: Need a burger: Team in action! (17. May)
Skiing in Engelberg (24.-26. March)
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