Mathematician without too many plans
The first woman mathematics professor at ETH Zurich, Sara van de Geer, is retiring after 18 years at the university. For the moment, not a lot will change for the Dutch researcher – and she is fine with that.
Soap bubbles and minimal surfaces
At this year's Scientifica, the Department invited visitors to experiment with soap bubbles and learn more about the topic of minimal surfaces.
ETH Zurich employs computers as supplementary maths tutors
Every year at ETH Zurich, hundreds of students learn the fundamentals of mathematics through lectures and exercises. Now, their lecturers are also setting them practise sequences on the computer.
A good solution’s secret
Siddhartha Mishra has been awarded this year's Rössler Prize for his research on solutions for highly complex flow and wave phenomena.