Dr. Robert Style

Dr.  Robert Style


ETH Zürich

Dep. of Materials

HCI H 537

Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10

8093 Zürich


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Additional information

Research area

Rob has a range of research interests, on both experimental and theoretical and topics. These include

  • Interfaces
  • Functional and tough materials
  • Phase separation in soft and biological materials
  • Phase change and freezing
  • Membrane physics
  • Mechanics and fracture
  • Complex materials

Curriculum Vitae

Originally from England, Rob Style got his PhD studying the physics of ice growth at Cambridge University in the UK. He then had postdoctoral positions at Oxford (UK) and Yale (USA) working on freezing and the mechanical properties of soft solids, before taking a post as a Departmental lecturer at Oxford, and subsequently moving to be a Group Leader in the Group of Soft and Living Materials at ETH.


Year Distinction
2016 Young Scientist Award of the Adhesion Society
2015 Departmental teaching award, Oxford University
2011 Bateman Interdepartmental Fellowship, Yale University

Course Catalogue

Autumn Semester 2022

Number Unit
327-0515-00L Thermal and Transport Properties
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