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ETH Board Appoints Professors: Record Number of Women

At its meeting of 20/21 September 2023 and upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Professor Joël Mesot, and the President of EPFL, Professor Martin Vetterli, the ETH Board appointed a total of four women and six men as professors and awarded the title of professor to five individuals. It also took note of the resignation of one professor and thanked him for his services. In the last 12 months, the ETH Board has made a total of 24 new appointments for women and 22 for men; the proportion of women among these new appointments thus amounts to 52%.

2023-09-21 16:45:25
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Quelle: Swiss Federal Council

The ETH Board appointed four women and six men as professors and awarded the title of professor to five individuals. In the past year, the board has made a total of 24 new appointments for women and 22 for men, resulting in a proportion of 52% women among these new appointments.

Juan Felipe Carrasquilla Alvarez was appointed as Associate Professor of Computational Physics, focusing on the development of computational methods in physics. Mennatallah El-Assady was appointed as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science, specializing in data analysis, visualization, and artificial intelligence.

Nicolò Defenu was appointed as Assistant Professor of Quantum Physics, with research interests in statistical physics and quantum systems. Paola Picotti was appointed as Full Professor of Molecular Systems Biology, conducting research on protein conformational changes and their impact on cellular physiology.

Johannes Bohacek was appointed as Associate Professor of Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, focusing on the molecular basis of stress. Sascha Feldmann was appointed as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, conducting research in semiconductor optoelectronics.

Nako Nakatsuka was appointed as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Neurotechnology, specializing in neurochemical sensor technology. Romain Fleury was appointed as Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, conducting research on wave physics and engineering.

Negar Kiyavash was appointed as Full Professor of Business Analytics, working at the interface of statistical learning theory and information theory. Corsin Battaglia, Christof Bigler, Mirko Kovac, Olivier Lambercy, and Peter Wick were appointed as Adjunct Professors in their respective fields.

Professor Martinus Gijs will retire at the end of April 2024, after a distinguished career in microstructure technology..

(Quelle:Swiss Federal Council modified with ChatGPT)

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ETH Board Appoints Professors: Record Women