19th ETH Nanoparticles Conference (NPC), June 28th - July 1st, 2015, ETH Zentrum, Zürich, Switzerland

Best Poster Awards 2016

20th ETH-Conference on Combustion Generated Nanoparticles

June 13th - 16th, 2016 at ETH Zentrum, Zürich, Switzerland

The most accomplished poster presentations at the ETH Nanoparticles Conference (NPC) are rewarded with a Best Poster Award.
The poster committee evaluates all posters on their design, clarity of the presentation - both of the poster and also when talking to the presenter - and scientific content. The three best poster presentations are recognized by award certificates and prize money. In 2016 the best-rated poster received SFr 600 (approx. $630 US), the second SFr 400 (approx. $420) and the third SFr 200 (approx. $210).

The three winners of the Best Poster Awards of the 20th ETH Nanoparticle Conference were announced during a ceremony in front of the entire audience on Thursday, June 16th.

The winners were:


Best Poster Awards Committee

  • Oliver F. Bischof, TSI (Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Heinz Burtscher, FHNW/IAST
  • Prof. em. Dr. Peter Gehr, University of Bern
  • Dr. Christian Leuenberger, LEUPRO
  • Thomas W. Lutz, ETH/LAV
  • Dr. h.c. Andreas Mayer, TTM
  • Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, AMI, University of Fribourg
  • Dr. Norbert Heeb, EMPA



Dr.med Otto Brändli, Swiss Lung Foundation, kindly sponsored the 2016 Best Poster Awards.
The Swiss Lung Foundation aims to increase and disseminate knowledge regarding the causes and consequences of air pollution to address one of the major problems of today's civilization. Its goal is to help people who are sick caused by pathogens or pollutants contained in the air they inhaled, and to find ways to improve air quality outdoors, in homes and at workplaces. It supports research and promotes scientific work in the areas of social and preventive medicine.

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