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06.12.2016
Congratulations! Mark Mueller has received the ETH Medal for his excellent Doctoral Thesis "Increased autonomy for quadrocopter systems: trajectory generation, fail-safe strategies, and state estimation".

14.11.2016
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea is the recipient of the 2T5 Mid-Career Achievement Award for his significant achievements within 25 years of graduation.

19.9.2016
Congratulations! Mark Mueller has been appointed Assistant Professor with tenure track at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley starting Fall 2016. Mark Mueller completed his PhD in engineering with Professor Raffaello D’Andrea at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control (IDSC) at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

08.08.2016
Check out the latest Flying Machine Arena Video of the "Omnicopter".

26.07.2016
Check out the latest Flying Machine Arena Video of the "Quadrotor Ring".

22.07.2016
Check out the latest Flying Machine Arena Video of the "Tailsitter".

08.06.2016
Congratulations! Weixuan Zhang won the Willi Studer Prize for best Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

08.06.2016
Congratulations! Fabian Byland won the Willi Studer Prize for best Master's degree in Robotic Systems and Control.

08.06.2016
Congratulations! Matthias Hofer won the ETH Medal for his excellent Master Thesis "Parametric Model Predictive Control of the Flying Platform".

08.06.2016
Congratulations! Maximilian Schulz won the ETH Medal for his excellent Master Thesis "High-Speed Flight of a Tethered Quadrocopter".

19.05.2016
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea received the 2016 IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation at the Award Ceremony held during ICRA 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden from 16-21 May 2016.

22.03.2016
Congratulations! Mark Müller won the 2016 George Giralt PhD award for his thesis "Increased autonomy for quadrocopter systems: trajectory generation, fail-safe strategies, and state estimation". The Georges Giralt PhD Award is an annual award given by the European Robotics Research Network for the best robotics PhD thesis in Europe.

05.03.2016
Congratulations! SPARKED: A live interaction between humans and quadcopters won the 2016 New York City Drone Film Festival in the category Featuring Drones. Cirque du Soleil, IDSC, and ETH spin-off Verity Studios partnered to develop this short film.

17.02.2016
Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea presented various flying machines at TED2016 in Vancouver. Check out the latest video.

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30.06.2015
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea is the recipient of the 2016 IEEE Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation, which is the most prestigious award presented by the IEEE in the field of robotics and automation.

29.05.2015
Congratulations! Anton Ledergerber won the ETEL Award for his Master thesis "A Robot Self-Localization System using One-Way Ultra-Wideband Communication".

06.02.2015
Congratulations! Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea received the robotics industry’s highest honor, the Engelberger Robotics Award.

21.01.2015
Michael Mühlebach presented the Cubli at Galileo.

15.10.2014
Congratulations! Dr. Sebastian Trimpe, former PHD student of Prof. D'Andrea and currently Research Scientist at the Autonomous Motion Department of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen, Germany, has been awarded the "Klaus Tschira award for achievements in public understanding of science." His award-winning article "Only if there is something to say" describes his PhD research and appeared in the German popular science magazine "Bild der Wissenschaft."

 
 
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