Faculty prize goes to AMI alum
Adolphe Merkle Institute alum Dr. Anirvan (Gogol) Guha is the winner of this year's Vigener Prize for the University of Fribourg's Faculty of Science and Medicine.
An updated safety management tool for nanomaterials in labs
Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute and colleagues have presented a revised safety management system for nanomaterials in laboratories in response to identified gaps in hazard assessment.
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Our annual report
The latest annual report from the Adolphe Merkle Insitute is now online. This edition touches on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on AMI's activities, but more importantly highlights our scientists'…
AMI professor recognized for body of work
The Adolphe Merkle Institute's BioNanomaterials co-chair, Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, has been awarded the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) 2021 Career Achievement Award.
Scientists at the Adolphe Merkle Institute and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have designed polymers infused with a stress-sensitive molecular unit that respond to external forces by fluorescing proportionally…
Sustainable, implantable electronics move one step closer
Bio-inspired electricity sources could power wearable or implantable electronics in the future, even running on metabolic waste according to new research from the Adolphe Merkle Institute's BioPhysics…
A new Assistant Professor for the Adolphe Merkle Institute
Dr. Jovana Milic, a group leader in the Adolphe Merkle Institute's Soft Matter Physics group, has been promoted to Assistant Professor at the University of Fribourg, where she is investigating hybrid materials…
Watching polymers heal
Adolphe Merkle Institute researchers have developed a method to monitor the healing process of polymers and discovered that a much thicker interphase is required for these materials to recover their original…
Collaboration with Thai researchers receives special funding
A research collaboration between the Adolphe Merkle Institute and Thailand's Chulalongkorn University has been awarded special funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation as part of the agency's…