Prizes and awards

  • 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. 

  • Nicola Marzari Receives IBM Faculty Award for Curated Datasets on Demand Project

    Nicola Marzari, head of the Laboratory of theory and simulation of materials (THEOS) and director of the NCCR MARVEL has been granted an IBM Faculty Award—the first given to an EPFL professor—for the project “Curated Datasets on Demand”.