AI for electricity distribution
Mar 4, 2021 | Energy management in a house with a solar system is becoming increasingly complex: When do I turn on the heating so that it is nice and cosy in the evening? How much electricity can the hot water tank hold? Will there still be enough energy for the e...
Celebrating 50 years of "Sendung mit der Maus"
Mar 3, 2021 | On Sunday, 7 March 2021, the "Sendung mit der Maus" celebrates its 50th birthday. For the anniversary edition of the most successful children's show on German TV, Armin Maiwald, anchorman from the very beginning, visited NEST at Empa in Dübendorf. Th...
Innovation from interdisciplinary collaboration
Mar 1, 2021 | There is plenty of space for energy generation on building envelopes. However, photovoltaic façades are still rare, even though technology and aesthetics can be combined. As part of a competition, students at the Lucerne University of Applied Science...
Mar 16, 2021 – Mar 18, 2021
Soft, Self-responsive, Smart Materials for Robots (SMART) Workshop
This time the SMART ITN offers a multidisciplinary training by combining two emerging fields of smart materials and soft robots with meaningful societal and economic impact (T-model). The second training event will be organised virtually (via Zoom).
Apr 23, 2021
Simulation for Metal Additive Manufacturing
Effective contribution of metal additive manufacturing (MAM) to the vision of Industry 4.0 necessitates a better understanding of the ongoing phenomena during the process to address key challenges related to the quality of the printed parts.
May 28, 2021
Elektrochemische Charakterisierung und Korrosion
Der Kurs beginnt mit einer Einführung in die Korrosion und in wichtige, elektrochemische Standard-Messtechniken. Der Kurs zeigt vor allem die Möglichkeiten sowie die Herausforderungen von lokalen, elektrochemischen Messtechniken für Korrosionsuntersu...