160914 SandmeyerCeremony2016

At the dinner of the SCS Fall Meeting in the Zunfhaus zum Rüden, Zurich, on September 14, 2016, the SCS awarded the joint team from Sika, ETHZ and the University of Colorado Boulder for their innovative work in the field of industrial and applied chemistry.

The Sandmeyer Award 2016, CHF 20'000, goes to

the team comprising researchers from Sika Technology AG, ETH Zürich and the University of Colorado Boulder, namely
Dr. Martin Weibel, Sika Technology AG
Dr. Thomas Müller, Sika Deutschland GmbH
Dr. Ratan K. Mishra, ETH Zürich
Prof. Robert J. Flatt, ETH Zürich
Prof. Hendrik Heinz, University of Colorado Boulder,

for their experimental and modelling studies of new commercial organic additives for the grinding of inorganic solids.

On September 15, the team presented their project(s) as morning plenary lecture of the SCS Fall Meeting to a full lecture hall with close to 500 listeners.

We like to congratulate the team members again and thanks them for their fantastic work and the interesting lecture.


David Spichiger, SCS, Photo S. Lüthi