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CMASLab at the NAFEMS World Congress 2017

The CMASLab participated at the NAFEMS World Congress 2017 that was held from June 11th to 14th 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. Our lab was represented by Claudia Thurnherr who gave a presentation on her current research entitled “Investigation of non-classical vibration behavior of highly anisotropic corrugated laminates using finite element method”. Read more 


Rollout of our Focus Projects

On Tuesday, May 30th , the students of CMASLab's focus projects 3DCarb, ftero and SeatCase presented their prototypes to the public for the first time. During ten-minute presentations, they provided technical insights into the products they developed and the goals they achieved, followed by an exhibit in the main hall of ETH Zurich's main building and outside on the adjacent Polyterrasse. We congratulate our students for their hard work and the impressive prototypes they developed! Read more 


Final Presentations of Bachelor's and Semester Theses

On May 17th and May 19th , the students conducting a semester or bachelor's thesis, which they performed during the spring semester 2017 at CMASLab, held their final presentations. During 20 minutes, each student had the opportunity to present their accomplishments and was then asked questions about the work by the doctoral candidates and senior academic staff. The CMASLab team congratulates the students on the high quality of work and wishes them a lot of success with the continuation of their studies. Read more 


Visit of Aircraft Structures Lecture to Pilatus Aircraft Ltd in Stans

On April 25th , the students of the Aircraft Structures lecture of Prof. Paolo Ermanni visited the facilities of Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus in Stans, NW. The Pilatus representatives showcased the company and the opportunities for alumni of ETHZ and gave a very insightful tour through the manufacturing and assembly facilities. Read more 

Upcoming Conferences


July 4-7, 2017

The 3rd International Conference on Mechanics of Composites will take place in Bologna, Italy.
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Automotive Acoustics Conference 2017

July 11-12, 2017

The 4th Automotive Acoustics Conference on will take place at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) in Zurich / Ruschlikon, Switzerland.
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Zurich Heart

CMASLab participates in the Zurich Heart project. The goal of this project is to develop a hyperelastic hybrid membrane for a biomimetic blood propulsion system.

Our research in this project focuses on the optimization of the pump chamber to minimize the mechanical loading on the hybrid membrane and the blood. Read more

SCCER Mobility

CMASLab is a member of the SCCER Mobility project which helps the current fossil fuel-based transportation system transition to a sustainable one with minimal CO2 output and zero-pollutant emissions.

Our research within this project is in developing cost-effective novel materials and processes for thermoplastic composite materials for applications in the automotive industry. Read more

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