ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal

Since 2013, the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering (ICB) annually awards the "ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal" to an outstanding individual for his or her exceptional research contributions in the broad field of Chemical Engineering.

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2015, Prof. Dr. John A. Rogers

In recognition of his outstanding contributions in biomaterials and bioengineering, Prof. John Rogers, Swanlund Chair, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Chemistry, Director, F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, Department for Material Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, is awarded the 2015 ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal.

On behalf of ETH and ICB, ETH President Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella awards Prof. Dr. John A. Rogers in June 2015.

Video of the 2015 ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal award ceremony and lecture

2014, Prof. Dr. Robert S. Langer

For outstanding achievements in chemical and biomedical engineering, most notably in the fields of tissue engineering, novel biomaterials and controlled drug delivery, Prof. Dr. Robert S. Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was awarded the ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal 2014.

On behalf of ETH and ICB, ETH President Prof. Dr. Ralph Eichler awards Prof. Dr. Robert S. Langer in August 2014.

Video of the 2014 ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal award ceremony

Video of the 2014 ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal lecture

2013, Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to materials chemistry, heterogenous catalysis, and energy related research, Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Müllheim an der Ruhr, Germany, was awarded the ETH Zurich Chemical Engineering Medal.

On behalf of ICB, Prof. Dr. Javier Pérez-Ramírez awards Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth in June 2013.

Video highlights from the first ETH Chemical Engineering Medal lecture.