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CMASLab Christmas Dinner

On Monday, November 28th , our group enjoyed a fun evening and an excellent dinner at Dolder Sports in Zürich. The event started off with a few rounds of curling, during which our employees and students were able to measure their tactical skills and precision against each other under professional supervision. Afterwards we were treated to Raclette à discretion and some good wine. Read more 


Guest Lecture by CMASLab Alumnus Dr. Francesco Previtali

On Wednesday, 30.11.2016, Dr. Francesco Previtali held a guest lecture within the framework of the Bachelor course "Leichtbau" of Prof. Dr. Ermanni. He presented on the topic of "Lightweight Construction in Wind Turbines", which is part of his work as a structural engineer at Senvion GmbH in Northern Germany. Read more 


CMASLab at Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference

On November, 24th , Prof. Ermanni gave a keynote talk entitled "Additive Fertigungsverfahren und Hochleistungs-Faserverbundwerkstoffe" at the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference held in Dresden, Germany. Prof. Ermanni presented topics related to our research in the field of additive processing and composite materials, in particular the research conducted by CMASLab PhD students Ralph Kussmaul, Martin Eichenhofer and Christoph Schneeberger. Read more 


ALTAIR Guest Lecture

On Wednesday, 16. November a guest lecture on "Design of an air launch space transportation system" was held within the "Leichtbau" course of Prof. Dr. Ermanni. The lecture gave insight into the three-year long research project Altair (Air Launch space Transportation using an Automated aircraft and an Innovative Rocket). Read more 

Upcoming Conferences

AIAA SciTech 2017, Texas, USA

January 9-13, 2017

Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, Texas, USA.
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WerkstoffPlus Auto, Stuttgart, Germany

February 16-17, 2017

7. Fachtagung für neue Fahrzeug- und Werkstoffkonzepte.
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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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