Empa at the Geneva Motor Show

The future of mobility is diverse

Mar 12, 2019 | Empa is presenting sustainable fuels of the future at the Petroleum Association's stand in Hall 6 of the Geneva Motor Show. Not only electric cars or hydrogen vehicles can be fuelled with low CO2 emissions, but even a 1965 VW Beetle that decorates th...
Inge Herrmann appointed by ETH Zurich

Assistant Professorship for Empa Researcher

Mar 8, 2019 | ETH Zurich has appointed Inge Katrin Herrmann as Assistant Professor for Nanoparticle Systems Engineering. The researcher heads the group "Particles 4D" in Empa's Particles-Biology Interactions lab.
Simulation of railway noise

Virtual noise

Mar 5, 2019 | Railway noise is annoying. Trains cause numerous sleepless nights, especially in the vicinity of residential areas. This makes it all the more important to optimize trains and tracks in such a way as to dampen sounds. Empa researchers have devised a ...

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