Current PhD theses

Microstructure-property relationship in varnished wood of string instruments

Sarah Lämmlein

Supervisor: Prof. Francis Schwarze / Prof. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisors: Dr. Tanja Zimmermann

 

Smart innovative manufacturing of curved wooden components for architecture with complex geometry

Philippe Grönquist

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

ETH Zürich, Institute for building materials/Co-supervisor: Dr. Markus Rüggeberg

 

Material characterization of wood, adhesives and coating of cultural heritage under various climatic conditions

Erik Valentin Bachtiar

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

ETH Zürich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Towards the development of a novel adhesion system between wood timber and concrete: investigation of the wood-glue-concrete-interface

Sanja Kostic

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Ingo Burgert and Dr. E. Cabane

Supervisor ETH Zürich, Multifunctional materials: Prof. Ingo Burgert

 

Biological control of copper tolerant fungi

Javier Ribera Regal

Co-supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Francis Schwarze

Supervisor University of Freiburg/Breisgau (Germany), faculty of environmental and natural ressources, Prof. Dr. Francis Schwarze

 

Cell wall modification of bio-engineered wood

Jana Simone Segmehl

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Autonomously deforming wood elements inspired by ice plant seed capsule opening

Peter Bösiger

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Francis Schwarze

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Institut für Forstbotanik: Prof. Francis Schwarze

Co-supervisor Empa: Dr. G. Fortunato

 

Mechanical and structural characterization of modified poplar wood

Merve Özparpucu

Supervisor Empa: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Functionalized wood materials for innovative application in filter technology

Selin Vitas

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisor: Dr. Etienne Cabane

 

Functionalization of wood materials for smart filters in oil-water separation technology

Marta Esther Vidiella del Blanco

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisor: Dr. Etienne Cabane

 

Hierarchically structured cellulose-based composites

Michael Hausmann

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Dr. André Studart

Co-supervisor: Dr. Gilberto de Freitas Siqueira / Dr. Tanja Zimmermann

 

Mechanical characterization of modified woods

Samuel Oluyinka Olaniran

ETH Zurich, Insitute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

Co-supervisor: Dr. Markus Rüggeberg

 

Wood surface modification and characterization by AFM

Kirstin Casdorff

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

Wood modification by sol-gel derived inorganic nanoparticles

Yaru Wang

ETH Zurich, Institute for building materials: Prof. Dr. Ingo Burgert

 

 

 

 

 

 

Universities
  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • University of Freiburg/Breisgau, Germany