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2020 Awards & Recognitions

GRANTS

ERC Advanced Grant
– Francesco Stellacci (Institute of Materials & Institute of Bioengineering)

ERC Consolidator Grant
– Michele Ceriotti (Materials Science and Engineering Section)

ERC Proof of Concept Grant
– Selman Sakar (Institute of Mechanical Engineering)
– Andras Kis (Institute of Electrical Engineering)
– Sylvie Roke (Institute of Bioengineering)

Sinergia FNS Grant
– Aleksandra Radenovic (Institute of Bioengineering)
– Christophe Merten (Institute of Bioengineering)
– David Atienza (Institute of Electrical Engineering)
– Pascal Frossard (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

ERC Starting Grant
– Maartje Bastings (Institute of Materials)

Volkswagen Foundation Grant
– Maartje Bastings (Institute of Materials)

US National Institute of Mental Health Grant
– Mahsa Shoaran (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

European Research Council Synergy Grant
– Auke Ijspeert (Institute of Bioengineering)
– Sylvie Roke (Institute of Bioengineering)

SNSF Grant
– Giulia Tagliabue (Institute of Mechanical Engineering)

AWARDS

2020 Rodolphe and Renée Haenny Prize
– Giovanni Pizzi (Institute of Materials)

2020 EMBS Academic Career Achievement Award
– Michaël Unser (Institute of Microengineering)

ASME TurboExpo Best Paper Award
– Jürg Schiffmann (Institute of Mechanical Engineering)

2020 Swiss Medtech Award
– Startup Company Rheon Medical

ICCAD Award
– David Atienza (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

AES Lifetime Achievement Award
– Philippe Renaud (Institute of Microengineering)

University Latsis Award
– Elison Matioli (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

2020 Rising Stars of Light Award
– Giulia Tagliabue (Institute of Mechanical Engineering)

University Latsis Award
– Elison Matioli (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

Norbert Wiener 2020 Award
– Ali Sayed (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

Honorary doctor Award
– Juan Mosig (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

RECOGNITIONS

Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics 2020
– Hatice Altug (Institute of Bioengineering)

A F Harvey Engineering Research Prize
– Stéphanie Lacour (Institute of Microengineering)

Fellow Members of The OSA
– Hatice Altug (Institute of Bioengineering)
– Camille Brés (Institute of Electrical Engineering)

Reappointed editor-in-chief of the IEEE Sensors Journal
– Sandro Carrara (Institute of Microengineering)

STUDENTS AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Sensors Council’s best article Award
– Simone Aiassa (Institute of Microengineering)

Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering Award
– Thomas Bolton (Institute of Bioengineering)

Swiss Nanotechnology and the Fritz Kutter Fonds Awards
– Kazuhiro Morimoto (Institute of Microengineering)

First Place Student Paper Award
– Francesco Gramuglia (Institute of Microengineering)