Distinguished Senior Researcher: Dominik Brunner

Scouting the atmosphere

Dec 1, 2022 | Internationally recognized atmospheric scientist and Distinguished Senior Researcher at Empa: Dominik Brunner is a scientist who has explored his subject area from many angles – with a weatherproof motivation and curiosity that drives him to this day...
Professorship for Empa researcher

Thijs Defraeye appointed Special Professor at University of Wageningen

Dec 1, 2022 | Empa researcher Thijs Defraeye has been appointed Special Professor Data and Simulations for Self-care Postharvest Fresh-food Supply Chains at the University of Wageningen's group of Food, Quality and Design. Defraeye sets out to understand where and...
Medical technology

A sensitive drill

Nov 29, 2022 | Hearing-impaired people whose auditory nerve is still intact can often be helped with a cochlear implant. But inserting the implant into the inner ear is not without risks, as facial nerves can be damaged in the process. Empa researchers have develop...


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Materials & Technology

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