Prizes and awards

  • Sandra Luber receives the 2017 Clara Immerwahr Award

    Dr. Sandra Luber, MARVEL member and project group leader in computational chemistry and materials science at the University of Zurich, has been granted the Clara Immerwahr Award 2017 for her outstanding research contributions to the field of catalysis.

  • Nicola Spaldin receives the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

    Professor Nicola Spaldin, group leader in MARVEL, and professor of Material Theory at ETH Zurich, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards “for her groundbreaking multidisciplinary work predicting, describing and creating new materials that have switchable magnetic and ferroelectric properties.”

  • Best poster award in materials science at PASC 2016 conference for Sandip De

    Sandip De, a MARVEL postdoc in the group of Michele Ceriotti at EPFL, won the best poster award in materials science at PASC 2016 conference held from June 8 to 10, 2016 at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.

  • Ursula Röthlisberger received the Doron Prize 2016

    Professor Ursula Röthlisberger, project leader in MARVEL, and head of the Laboratory of Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry at EPF, Lausanne, received the Doron Prize 2016.

  • Ursula Röthlisberger received the EuCheMS Lecture Award 2015

    Professor Ursula Röthlisberger, project leader in MARVEL, and head of the Laboratory of Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry at EPF, Lausanne, received the EuCheMS Lecture Award 2015.

  • Matthias Troyer wins 2016 APS Rahman Prize

    Professor Matthias Troyer, group leader in MARVEL, and professor for Computational Physics at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at ETH Zurich, has won the 2016 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics of the American Physical Society. 

  • Dirk van der Marel wins 2016 APS Isakson Prize

    Professor Dirk van der Marel, group leader in MARVEL, and professor at the Department of Quantum Matter Physics at the University of Geneva, has won the 2016 Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids Recipient of the American Physical Society. 

  • Ursula Röthlisberger elected to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences

    Professor Ursula Röthlisberger, project leader in MARVEL, and head of the Laboratory of Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry at EPF, Lausanne, was elected to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences together with five other new members. This election took place during the Academy annual meeting held in Beijing on June 7 and 8, 2015.

  • Nicola Spaldin receives the 2015 Körber Prize

    Professor Nicola Spaldin, group leader in MARVEL, and professor for Material Theory at ETH Zurich, has been awarded the Körber Prize, one of the most prestigious scientific awards in Europe. 

  • Visualization contest winner

    Andrius Merkys, a MARVEL PhD student at EPFL, has won the first prize of the ACCES (Application-Centered Computational Engineering Science) visualization contest, in the image section. 

  • Alessandro Curioni named director of IBM Research, Zurich

    On 16 April 2015, Dr. Alessandro Curioni, project leader in MARVEL, has been named vice president and director of the IBM Research Lab in Zurich, Switzerland.