Category: research

Unravelling corrosion

ETH researchers have succeeded in elucidating how and at what rate steel corrodes in a variety of porous materials. Their findings help enable the breakthrough of new, environmentally friendly types of cement. The rate...

Be-Smart: building-integrated photovoltaics for energy

Be-Smart is an EU research project focusing on the deployment of building-integrated photovoltaics, in response to near zero-energy EU regulations for new buildings. What is building-integrated photovoltaics? According to the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne...