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34 PhD Degree-Fully Funded at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

 ETH Zurich, Switzerland invites online Application for number of  Fully Funded PhD Degree at various Departments. We are providing a list of Fully Funded PhD Programs available at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

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(01) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Student in Magnetic Resonance 5D Flow Tensor Imaging

Our research has demonstrated approaches to quantify turbulent blood velocities using advanced 4D and 5D MR phase-contrast tensor imaging and its clinical application has proven added value of assessing the hemodynamic performance in heart valve patients. A comprehensive simulation environment has been created including approaches of flow data synthesis, MR physics simulations, and learning-based image reconstruction and data inference, which form an important basis for further developments.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(02) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Doctoral Fellowships in Landscape and Urban Studies (2 positions)

The language of instruction is English. With over 25 participants currently enrolled, the LUS Doctoral Programme cultivates both individual research and collective exchange within the doctoral community. These modes of exchange include the LUS methods seminar, institute-wide colloquia, workshops, and doctoral reviews. The LUS Doctoral Programme is part of a larger, highly stimulating environment of doctoral education offered within the ETH Zurich Department of Architecture. A close collaboration with the Doctoral Programme in History and Theory of Architecture offered by the gta Institute has been established.

Deadline : 15 March 2022

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(03) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Position – Meshless Simulation of Manufacturing Processes

You will be working on an open-source, cutting edge meshless solver used to produce the most high-resolution meshless metal cutting simulations to date. Your main responsibility will be to improve the numerics and algorithms in the current code and further drive the parallelization efforts on graphics processors. Work is done in a modern working environment within a small but highly motivated team.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(04) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position – Applications of electrochemistry in air quality field

The research is related to applications of electrochemistry in the field of air quality. Electrochemistry is a powerful tool to probe chemical changes and control chemical reactions. Our group is engaged in development of various electrochemical sensors targeting gaseous and biological pollutants. We also work on electrochemical conversion of harmful gases.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(05) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD student in data for circular buildings

You will work on developing a computational design method for direct feedback on both embodied and operational impacts of design-decisions concerning the reuse of building materials. Combining tools from computer science and environmental architecture, you will look at optimization methods for finding the perfect fit for waste materials in an urban context, in order to lower waste generation, greenhouse gas emissions, and resource depletion. To do so, you will need to collaborate closely with industry in order to assess the condition of existing building materials using digital, non-destructive assessment tools. You will publish in scientific journals and conferences and present at public events for the general public.

Deadline :  January 31th 2022.

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(06) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position on Sustainable Circular Economy

Your research will focus on plastic recycling technologies that are key for a sustainable circular economy. Your main activity is the qualitative and quantitative analysis of the innovation environment and trajectory of the selected technologies in different geographies with a focus on chemical recycling. This includes, for example, the analysis of different business models along the value chain as well as regulatory boundary conditions which affect the business case and ultimately the material flow and production. Your work will make an important contribution to the question in which applications and with which infrastructure plastics can be brought onto the market in the future in a sustainable way. To gain the necessary insights into the respective innovation processes, but also to bring your research results to practical impact, you will be in frequent exchange with our industry partners.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(07) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Doctoral position on “Consumer behavior with regard to animal welfare and agriculture” (m/f/d)

The aim of DECIDE is to develop data-based decision-making tools that enable farmers or veterinarians, for example, to improve the control of infectious animal diseases and maximize animal welfare. Four different animal species are taken into account, namely pigs, poultry, cattle and salmonids.

Deadline : February 13, 2022 

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(08) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in Design and Robotic Assembly of Timber Structures

This PhD research project is situated at the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication – an interdisciplinary research programme that aims at fostering a digital building culture and development of innovative design methods and construction technologies for architecture, engineering and construction.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(09) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Student in Physics – Informed Deep Learning for System Condition Monitoring and Prediction

The PhD thesis will be embedded in the project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation “Operational digital twins of complex industrial systems based on physics-informed deep learning with integrated structural inductive bias, physics and domain expertise”. 

Deadline : January 31st, 2022 

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(10) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Doctoral student position in plant nutrition and isotope geochemistry

The objective of the PhD project is to advance the understanding of the role of chelating thiol compounds, in particular metallothioneins (MTs) and phytochelatins (PCs), for the separation of the trace metals cadmium and zinc in plants at Cd levels that are not critical for plants, but for human nutrition (acronym: IsoThiolPrint). To this end, we will use a set of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques to identify cadmium and zinc complexes with MT and PC ligands and natural variations of cadmium and zinc isotope ratios in plants.

Deadline : 1st of March 2022 

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(11) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position: material failure prediction with physics-induced machine learning

The Chair of Computational Mechanics of Building Materials conducts research at the interface between mechanics, materials and scientific computing. Research activities are focused on modeling the link between micro- to meso-scale properties of engineering and biological materials and their macroscale mechanical performance. Various failure mechanisms, such as dynamic fracture and the onset of frictional sliding are at the center of our interests. The overall objectives are the development of numerical models in a high-performance computing framework, and their application in establishing a fundamental understanding of multiscale material mechanics.

Deadline :  January 31st, 2022

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(12) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Ph.D. candidate for developing, modelling, and optimising new concepts for high-power pulse generators for geothermal energy

We are looking for outstanding, highly motivated individuals interested in pursuing Ph.D. research in the interdisciplinary area of pulse generator (modulator) systems. The research topic focusses on the development of new concepts for pulsed power modulators, which should generate pulses with a very fast pulse rise times (<100ns), with a pulse amplitude in the range of hundreds of kilovolt, and with a high pulsed output power of more than 100MW. With the modulator system, new drilling concepts for cost efficient drilling of very deep holes required for enabling a broad application of geothermal energy for base load energy provision are investigated. 

Deadline : Open until filled

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(13) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Position in Engineering Protease-Responsive Ultrasound Contrast Agents for Molecular Imaging

The project will focus on the development of protease-responsive contrast agents for ultrasound imaging. Proteases are critical actors in health and disease that provide insight into the state and progression of inflammatory conditions, cancer, and many other ailments. Detection of their activity could serve as a powerful clinical tool to inform application, monitoring, and adjustment of treatments.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(14) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Doctoral position: Human-AI Teaming in Healthcare and Aviation

In this position, you will collaborate closely with other researchers and our industry partners in healthcare and aviation, two high-risk industries where the careful consideration of the effects of human-AI teaming is particularly important. The research undertaken in this position is part of the National Research Program on Digital Transformation (NRP77) https://www.nfp77.ch/en/, a funding program that promotes impactful research with high visibility in both the scientific community and in practice.

Deadline : January 31, 2022

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(15) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position: Additive Manufacturing for extrusion of plant-based meat-analogues

Plant-based meat substitutes have become popular due to economic, environmental, ethical and health reasons. Industrial production is based on extrusion cooking, where the hot protein-water mixture is fed into a cooling die, in which the extrudate solidifies under shear to form a fibrous, meat-like texture. State-of-the-art extrusion dies entail a number of technological and business challenges. The goal is to investigate modular extrusion platforms based on additive manufacturing to overcome current challenges in the field of process engineering. The core focus is to investigate additive manufactured extrusion dies with integrated cooling structures for industrial production.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(16) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in physics-based modeling of fault reactivation and induced seismicity

The Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geoscience and Geo-energies offers the outstanding opportunities to observe and analyse countless pico-earthquakes induced during stimulation or mine-by experiments under controlled and repeatable conditions. Using borehole-based multi-parameter arrays of sensors, we strive to model fluid-rock interactions, effects of tunnelling and other triggering mechanism related to fault reactivation and interpret the results in a multidisciplinary context. 

Deadline : Jan, 31st 2022

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(17) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Doctoral Position: Musculoskeletal Simulation of Subjects with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

The project aims to test the overall hypothesis that LSS affects spinal load and that this functional abnormality depends on anatomical, functional, physiological and biomechanical variations and therefore the severity of the disease. The doctoral candidate at ETH Zurich will be responsible for musculoskeletal simulations, based on existing models developed in-house, and processing data provided from in vivo movement biomechanics experiments conducted in Basel.

Deadline : February 28, 2022

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(18) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in tropical soil science

This position is part of the SNSF-funded project “TropSEDs (Tropical Soil Erosion Dynamics): Unraveling the roles of climate and land-use on the erosional transfer of carbon from source to sink through time in the Kasaï Basin”. The project aims to resolve the controls on—and predict future changes in—the movement and fate of tropical soil carbon in the Kasaï Basin, DR Congo. Specifically, we will sample sediments in rivers, floodplains, ancient lake bottoms, and soils along the Kasaï River. We will assess the amount, age, and source of organic carbon and how this relates to geologic factors such as clay sediment type or environmental factors like land use and climate, both today and over the past ~6,000 years. We will use these measurements to refine computer simulations of Earth’s surface processes to explore the life-cycle of carbon as it is transported from soils (“source”) to its final destination in sediment deposits (“sink”).

Deadline : 30.01.2022

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(19) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in Floodplain geomorphology

This position is part of the SNSF-funded project “TropSEDs (Tropical Soil Erosion Dynamics): Unraveling the roles of climate and land-use on the erosional transfer of carbon from source to sink through time in the Kasaï Basin”. The project aims to resolve the controls on—and predict future changes in—the movement and fate of tropical soil carbon in the Kasaï Basin, DR Congo. Specifically, we will sample sediments in rivers, floodplains, ancient lake bottoms, and soils along the Kasaï River. We will assess the amount, age, and source of organic carbon and how this relates to geologic factors such as clay sediment type or environmental factors like land use and climate, both today and over the past ~6,000 years. We will use these measurements to refine computer simulations of Earth’s surface processes to explore the life-cycle of carbon as it is transported from soils (“source”) to its final destination in sediment deposits (“sink”).

Deadline : 30.01.2022

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(20) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in applied computer science/ machine learning

Our research is driven by a strong desire to conquer the great challenges that our changing society poses to the healthcare system. In the 20th century, healthcare systems specialized in acute care. In the 21st century, we now face the challenge of dealing with the specific characteristics of chronic conditions. With the mass adoption of information and communication technology, new possibilities for the prevention and treatment of diseases in the everyday life of individuals have arisen. By leveraging these new technologies and drawing upon recent advances in artificial intelligence and statistical modeling, we strive to gain deep insights.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(21) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position: Integrated design of Power-to-Heat processes and refrigerants

This project aims to overcome the challenges of industrial heat pumps by introducing refrigerants and process designs with temperature glide, e.g., realized by refrigerant mixtures. Heat pumps with temperature glide can optimally meet the specific requirements of industrial applications, significantly increasing flexibility and efficiency. To tailor high-efficient high-temperature heat pumps to industrial applications, we will combine modeling and experiments. Refrigerants will be optimized for industrial applications by an integrated refrigerant and process design framework.

Deadline : 31 January 2022.

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(22) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position: Thermodynamic property for refrigerant mixtures for Power-to-Heat processes

This project aims to overcome the challenges of industrial heat pumps by introducing refrigerants and process designs with temperature glide, e.g., realized by refrigerant mixtures. Heat pumps with temperature glide can optimally meet the specific requirements of industrial applications, significantly increasing flexibility and efficiency. To tailor high-efficient high-temperature heat pumps to industrial applications, we will combine modeling and experiments. Refrigerants will be optimized for industrial applications by an integrated refrigerant and process design framework

Deadline : 31 January 2022

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(23) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in Modelling Natural Disturbances Dynamics

You will investigate the uncertainty induced in long-term forest dynamics projections considering natural disturbances and climate change impacts and their interactions using multi-model simulations (e.g., LandClim and other landscape forest models), emphasizing the models’ structural uncertainty. You will constrain the modeling uncertainty based on data from multiple spatial and temporal scales, including terrestrial inventories and remote sensing data.

Deadline : 31st of January 2022.

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(24) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Doctoral researcher / PhD – Statistical Machine Learning research group

Thematically, possible topics may be in the intersection of high-dimensional and non-parametric statistics, theory for overparameterized models, frequentist inference, and theory for domain generalization and distribution shifts. Related areas of interest can also be discussed. For a flavor of recent work in our group, please visit sml.inf.ethz.ch. Important is a combined passion for solving relevant data science problems in practice with the curiosity to gain a deep theoretical understanding of modern phenomena in data science.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(25) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: Research Assistant in Signal Processing and Optimization for Brain-Computer Interfaces in Virtual Reality

Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) analyze users’ brain activity to enable them to interact, without muscle activity, with computer systems. Originally designed to assist people with severe motor disabilities, a new trend in immersive environments is the use of BCIs by a wider public. For example, through passive BCI systems, it is possible to transparently monitor users’ mental states to estimate their cognitive load or their level of engagement in a task.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(26) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment of Smart Mobile Factories for Infrastructure project (SMF4INFRA)

The objective of the PhD is to develop environmental assessment models of SMF4INFRA including uncertainty quantification and identification of critical parameters for design optimisation. Development of methodological approaches to integrate agile LCA calculations into digital twin models of virtual factories. More details about the overall research project can be found here

Deadline : Open until filled

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(27) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD position in applied plant biochemistry

This project will investigate starch biosynthesis in the important crop plant, cassava (Manihot esculenta). The starch-rich storage roots of cassava serve as a vital source of calories for approximately 1 billion people, particularly in Africa, as well as a raw material for local and global value chains. In particular, the research will focus on starch granule formation and stabilisation and the candidate will use this knowledge to drive translational research for cassava improvement. This research will require a combination of complementary tools, including molecular biology, plant tissue culture, biochemistry, genome editing and proteomics. The successful candidate will be integrated into the Cassava Source-Sink (CASS) programme.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(28) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Researcher – Sea-City Interface Research Project (C3183)

While being hired by the Singapore ETH Centre, as part of ETH Zurich, you will be a full-time PhD student with National University of Singapore, under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rudi Stouffs and Oscar Carracedo. Your research will focus on various urban scales, from the city scale to the district and neighbourhood scale and will include analysis, planning and design, focusing on scenario development and assessment to mitigate climate change on the sea-city fringes in rapidly urbanising cities in tropical Asia, with a focus on Singapore.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(29) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD positions: Multimodal X-ray and neutron imaging of steel corrosion in concrete

The project will be performed in the research group of Prof. Dr. Ueli Angst at the Institute for Building Materials (D-BAUG) at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Extended scientific visits to PSI are planned.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(30) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD student in integrated photonics for new telecom and computational architectures

This PhD project aims to design, simulate, fabricate and measure miniature optoelectronic devices mainly from the lithium niobate on insulator platform. Most current flat photonic structures are passive, here the goal is to create multifunctional active devices that can be actively tuned without changing the hardware design. The project involves fabricating optoelectronic devices by top-down methods, the optical characterization using custom-built setups, numerical modelling, and the development of integrated photonic devices for telecom and computational applications.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(31) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD student in integrated photonics for new computational architectures

This PhD project aims to design, model, and characterize photonic integrated devices to perform logical operation on a chip. The PhD candidate will work on a collaborative project to study the promising paradigms of novel computational architectures, namely parallel bimodal networks. This behavior can be exploited to find answers to many optimization tasks nearly intractable with standard computers that perform operations sequentially. Crucial challenges associated with a network of bimodal elements include stability, tunability, and addressability of individual nodes. To overcome these serious issues, physicists have started to investigate driven nonlinear resonators as logic elements in recent years.

Deadline : Open until filled

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(32) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD student in organic Geochemistry

This position is part of the SNSF-funded project “TropSEDs (Tropical Soil Erosion Dynamics): Unraveling the roles of climate and land-use on the erosional transfer of carbon from source to sink through time in the Kasaï Basin”. The project aims to resolve the controls on—and predict future changes in—the movement and fate of tropical soil carbon in the Kasaï Basin, DR Congo. Specifically, we will sample sediments in rivers, floodplains, ancient lake bottoms, and soils along the Kasaï River. We will assess the amount, age, and source of organic carbon and how this relates to geologic factors such as clay sediment type or environmental factors like land use and climate, both today and over the past ~6,000 years. We will use these measurements to refine computer simulations of Earth’s surface processes to explore the life-cycle of carbon as it is transported from soils (“source”) to its final destination in sediment deposits (“sink”).

Deadline : 30.01.2022

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(33) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD student in low-temperature Stable Isotope Geochemistry

This position is part of the SNSF-funded project “TropSEDs (Tropical Soil Erosion Dynamics): Unraveling the roles of climate and land-use on the erosional transfer of carbon from source to sink through time in the Kasaï Basin”. The project aims to resolve the controls on—and predict future changes in—the movement and fate of tropical soil carbon in the Kasaï Basin, DR Congo. Specifically, we will sample sediments in rivers, floodplains, ancient lake bottoms, and soils along the Kasaï River. We will assess the amount, age, and source of organic carbon and how this relates to geologic factors such as clay sediment type or environmental factors like land use and climate, both today and over the past ~6,000 years. We will use these measurements to refine computer simulations of Earth’s surface processes to explore the life-cycle of carbon as it is transported from soils (“source”) to its final destination in sediment deposits (“sink”).

Deadline : Open until filled

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(34) PhD Degree – Fully Funded

PhD position summary/title: PhD Position in Integrated Digital Twin Modeling for Smart Mobile Factory

This position is part of the Smart Mobile Factory for Infrastructure (SMF4INFRA) project, which comes from a joint agency project funding scheme between the Swiss National Science Foundation and South Tyrol. Collaboration occurs between ETH Zurich and the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. The overall research project will conceptualize, design and develop a prototype of a Smart Mobile Factory (SMF) used to sustainably supply the construction of infrastructure projects. More details about the project can be found here: Smart Mobile Factory for Infrastructure Projects (SMF4INFRA) – Innovative and Industrial Construction | ETH Zurich.

Deadline : Open until filled

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About ETH Zurich, Switzerland- Official Website

ETH Zürich is a public research university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. Founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1854 with the stated mission to educate engineers and scientists, the school focuses exclusively on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Like its sister institution EPFL, it is part of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain, part of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research.

In the 2021 edition of QS World University Rankings, ETH Zurich was ranked 6th in the world, placing it as the second-best European university after the University of Oxford. In the 2020 QS World University Rankings by subject, it ranked 4th in the world for engineering and technology (2nd in Europe) and 1st for earth & marine science. Also, ETH was rated 8th in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2020.

The university is an attractive destination for international students thanks to low tuition fees of 809 CHF per semester, PhD and graduate salaries that are amongst the world’s highest, and a world-class reputation in academia and industry. There are currently 22,200 students from over 120 countries, of which 4,180 are pursuing doctoral degrees.

As of November 2019, 21 Nobel laureates, 2 Fields Medalists, 2 Pritzker Prize winners, and 1 Turing Award winner have been affiliated with the Institute, including Albert Einstein. Other notable alumni include John von Neumann and Santiago Calatrava. It is a founding member of the IDEA League and the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) and a member of the CESAER network.

 

 

 

 

 

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