Materials Colloquium 2021

Wednesday, 4:30 pm

Two talks (20 minutes each) plus discussion (10 minutes each).
Zoom link for November: coming soon


February, 3rd

Michael Murrell
Yale University, visiting professor at Soft and Living Materials
The assembly of non-equilibrium biologically-inspired materials

Indranil Basu
Laboratory of Metal Physics and Technology – D-MATL
Nanomechanics in lean Mg alloys: a length scale appraisal


March,10th

Kathrin Dörr
Universität Halle, visiting professor at Multifunctional Ferroic Materials
Straining films - a versatile design tool for ferroic materials

Fabio Grillo
Laboratory for Soft Materials and Interfaces – D-MATL
Speeding up chemical reactions with microrobots


April, 7th

Maria Lukatskaya
Electrochemical Energy Systems Laboratory – D-MAVT
Materials design for fast charge storage enabled by the mechanistic insights

Zhaochu Luo
Mesoscopic Systems – D-MATL
Current-driven magnetic domain-wall logic


April, 21st

Special Edition with Rainer Rees-Mertins
ETH Library
Open Access - funding opportunities and requirements within and outside ETH Zurich


May, 5th

Alexandra Bayles
Soft Materials – D-MATL
Sculpting hydrogels using nD printing

Corsin Battaglia
Materials for Energy Conversion – EMPA Dübendorf
Interface stability in all-solid-state batteries


September, 1st

Lorenz Gubler
Electrochemistry Laboratory – PSI
Fuel cells, batteries, electrolyzers, etc.: some insights from a materials science point of view

Nicolas Bain
Soft and Living Materials – D-MATL
Do soft solids have strain-dependent surface tension?


September, 15th

Special Edition with Peter Walde
Laboratory for Multifunctional Materials – D-MATL
From binary lipid-water phase diagrams to lipid nanoparticle-based mRNA COVID-19 vaccines


October, 6th

Richard Whitfield
Polymeric Materials – D-MATL
Tuning polymer dispersity by photoinduced ATRP: monomodal distributions with ppm copper concentration

Mathieu Luisier
Integrated Systems Laboratory – D-ITET
Can 2-D Materials Save Moore’s Law?


November, 3rd

Manfred Fiebig
Multifunctional Ferroic Materials – D-MATL
Magnetoelectric teleportation

Inge Herrmann
Nanoparticle Systems Engineering Laboratory – D-MAVT
Engineering materials interfaces with the living


December, 1st

Lukas Novotny
Photonics Laboratory – D-ITET
Optical nanospectroscopy and control

Fergal Coulter
Complex Materials – D-MATL
Six-axis multi-process additive manufacturing for implantable medical devices


Full program as pdf: MC2021poster