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CMASLab goes on a Retreat in Airolo

Our CMASLab conducted a two-day retreat on teaching and student supervision in the shade of the picturesque Gotthard Massif at Airolo, Ticino. After the enlightening discussions and informative presentations, our group enjoyed a two-day hiking trip exploring the captivating landscape of the Gotthard Massif. Read more 


Former CMAS Master student Manuel Zündel receives Ernst-Blickle Graduate Award

Former CMAS Master student, Manuel Zündel has received the Ernst-Blickle Graduate Award in Mechanical Engineering, honouring his work conducted during his Master's thesis. Mr. Zündel did his research in collaboration with Prof. Ruzzene’s group at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The CMASLab congratulates Mr. Zündel on his outstanding performance, and wishes him all the best for his doctoral work in the group of Prof. Mazza at ETH. Read more 


The Composite Materials and Adaptive Structures Lab at SAMPE 2016 in Long Beach, USA

Together with the Product Development Group Zurich pd|z, the Laboratory of Composite Materials and Adaptive Structures participated at the recent SAMPE conference that took place May 23-26, 2016 in Long Beach, USA. Daniel Türk (pd|z) and Ralph Kussmaul (CMAS) presented their paper on Additive Manufacturing with Composites for Integrated Aircraft Structures, receiving an Honorable Mention for their contribution. Read more 


CMASLab at the 2016 SOLA Run

On May 21st , members and friends of the CMASLab took part in the 43rd edition of the SOLA relay run through the Zurich metropolitan area. Covering over 115 km of gravel, tarmac and grass in just under 10 hours and 7 minutes, out group took the 368th place of more than 1000 participating teams and enjoyed the warm and sunny weather. We thank our team leader Oscar and the complete SOLA staff for organizing a wonderful event and we look forward to the next run in 2017! Read more 

Upcoming Conferences

ECCM17 Munich

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June 26-30, 2016

Seventeenth European Conference for Composite Materials.
European Society for Composite Materials (ESCM).
ICM - Internationales Congress Center München, Munich, Germany.
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FPCM13 Kyoto

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July 6-9, 2016

The 13th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM 13) is held from 6th – 9th of July 2016 at Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan. The conference presented the progress in the field of composite materials manufacturing and once again provided a forum for discussion between academia and industry.
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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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