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Mobilizing Swiss Research in Asia

ETH Zurich to serve as the Leading House for Swiss Science and Technology programme in the Asia-Pacific region. Leading Houses establish and manage international research collaboration instruments on behalf of the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). Read more 


New Publication: Sociotechnical Resilience: A Preliminary Concept

This concept of sociotechnical resilience employs an interdisciplinary perspective derived from the fields of science and technology studies, human factors, safety science, organisational studies, and systems engineering. Read more 


A Human Factors Perspective on Automated Driving

Automated driving can and will fundamentally change - and improve - road transportation. However, researchers say the role of humans and human-system interaction need to be clearly established before we are promised a smooth ride.   Read more 


Critical Thinking in the 'New World Disorder'

Critical thinking is not just about making good decisions, but making decisions for the social good. The new world disorder has only heightened the need to work together, challenge assumptions and make better decisions. Read more 


Celebrating Women in Research

We celebrate our women in research at the Future Cities Laboratory and Future Resilient Systems on the occasion of International Women's Day. Read more 


Using Google to map our ecosystem

Researchers in the Singapore-ETH Centre’s Future Cities Laboratory developed a method to quantify ecosystem services of street trees. Using nearly 100,000 images from Google Street View, the study helps further understanding on how green spaces contribute to urban sustainability. Read more 


FRS Pop-Up Social Science Lab

Public good games are set up in a pop-up lab in an experiment to determine strategies for energy savings, aimed at making energy demand more sustainable and resilient. Read more 


Optimal Meeting Scheduling in Smart Commercial Building for Energy Cost Reduction

This paper aimed at minimising energy consumption for air-conditioning and achieving more balanced power distribution is now published in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Read more 


New publication: How Monitoring Influences Trust

The authors discuss the managerial implications of the results for designing and implementing monitoring systems. Read more 


International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience

14-16 Feb 2018 | Resilience is still an emerging concept today, and the FRS aims to forge and further develop the concept of infrastructure resiilence at this inaugural international conference. Read more 

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