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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 


Final Presentations of the Students’ Theses

On May 20th  2016, sixteen students presented the work of their bachelor and semester theses conducted at our chair. The theses focused on five main topics: Composite Materials and Processes, Computational Structural Mechanics, Aerospace Structures, Electromechanical Systems and Innovative Composite Structures. We congratulate the students on completing their theses and thank all of them for contributions to our chair's research. 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 Aircraft Ltd. in Stans, NW. The Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. representatives showcased the company and the opportunities for Alumni of ETHZ and gave a tour through the manufacturing and assembly facilities. We thank them for making this inspiring visit possible! Read more 


The Composite Materials and Adaptive Structures Lab welcomes Urban Fasel

The CMASLab welcomes Urban Fasel as a new member of the Aerospace Structures research group. Mr. Fasel obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in mechanical engineering at ETH Zürich and gained work experience at the University of Hokkaido in Sapporo, Japan and at Tsuneishi Shipbuilding in Hiroshima. Throughout his PhD, Mr. Fasel’s work will focus on morphing wings and their application for Airborne Wind Energy. We wish him a good start in our group! Read more 

Upcoming Conferences

SAMPE Long Beach 2016

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May 23-26, 2016

Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering.
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, United States.
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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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