Bachelor, Master, PhD

Examples of lectures & laboratory courses 

Nanotechnologies et Applications industrielles (3rd year bachelor - Departement Industrial Technologies HEIG-VD) (64 periods = 48 hours (50% practical training))

Techniques industrielles d'impression et de revêtement de matériaux avancés / Industrial Printing and Coating Technologies for Advanced Materials (3rd year bachelor - Departement Industrial Technologies HEIG-VD) (64 periods = 48 hours (50% practical training))

Applications de NanoTechnologies dans l'ingénierie de systèmes et produits (Master of Sciences in Engineering - MRU TIN HEIG-VD) (42 periods = 32 hours) 

Physique appliquée (2nd year bachelor - Electrical Systems Engineering, Département Industrial Technologies HEIG-VD) (32 periods = 24 hours)

 

Examples of completed bachelor, master, and PhD thesis projects 

Bachelor

Bachelor projects (BSE / BSc )

 

Master

Master (MSE / MSc / MAS)

        • Methoden zur Analyse des Einflusses von Mikro- und Nanorauhigkeiten auf das Schwingungsverhalten gleitender Maschinenbauteile
          • Friedrich Meyer, 2018/19, MAS NMT HES-SO / HEIG-VD, K.R. Pfiffner AG
            Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD), Industrial Partner (K.R. Pfiffner AG)
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        • Piezoelectric and Piezoresistive Nano-Biosensors: Mass Resonant Biosensor for DNA sensing in medical applications
          • Yousef Asadi-Khiavi, 2018/19, MAS NMT HES-SO / Industry
            Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD), Industrial partner
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        • Development of photocatalytic active titania layers
          • Javier Olleros, 2018/19, MAS NMT HES-SO / hepia
            Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Eva Moser (hepia, retired during thesis), Prof. Dr. Eric Rosset (hepia), and Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD)
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        • Surface functionalization in the sub-micron range using Microcontact Printing
          • Dr. Roger Nadler, 2018/19, MAS NMT HES-SO / HEIG-VD and Industry
            Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD), Industrial partner
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      • Microfluidique - Développement de Démonstrateurs
        • Ludovic Scheder, 2017/18, MSE HES-SO
          Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD)
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    • Caractérisation du PDE pour différents SiPM
      • Claire-Anne Reidel (CERN), 2014/15, MSE HES-SO
        Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD), Dr. Etiennette Auffray (CERN)
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    • Nanotechnology & Nanomaterials: Context, Classifications, Risks & Regulations
      • Nadim Taher, 2014, MAS NMT HES-SO / HEIG-VD
        Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD)
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      • Development of Microtom4SIMS for 3d-chemical Analysis of Biological and other Organic Specimens by ToF-SIMS
        • Iñaki Maiztegui (EMPA), June 2013, MAS NMT HES-SO / HEIG-VD
          Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD), Prof. Dr. Hans Hug (EMPA)
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        • Cellules photovoltaïques à couches minces organiques
          • Charles Tematio, June 2011, MAS NMT HES-SO / HEIG-VD
            Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD), Dr. Philippe Couty (VHF Technologies SA - flexcell)
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          • Caractérisation des surfaces micro- et nanostructurées pour applications photovoltaïques à l’aide des mesures par Microscopie à Force Atomique
            • Narcis Fosso, May 2011, MAS NMT HES-SO / HEIG-VD
              Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD), Dr. Philippe Couty (VHF Technologies SA - flexcell)
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            • Surfaces nanostructurées en photovoltaïque: devéloppement d'un système de mesure
              • Olivier Erard, 2010/11, MSE HES-SO, MRU TIN HEIG-VD
                Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD); Co-technical advisor: Narcis Fosso
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PhD

PhD 

                                        • Circuits Électriques Transparents des Polymères Hybrides
                                          • Nikolay Kurtev, June 2016, TU Sophia 1 year Sciex fellowship at HEIG-VD, Sciex project 13.126 HYPOTEC - Hybrid Polymer Transparent Electrical Circuits 09/2014-09/2015)
                                              Director of PhD thesis: Prof. Dr. Slavka Tzanova (TU Sofia)
                                              Co-director of PhD thesis: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke (HEIG-VD & invited professor TU Sofia)

 

Semester & internship projects

 Semester projects / internship projects  

                      • Atmospheric pressure plasma treatment of polymers and thin films
                      • Aurélien Boucher, 04/2018 - 06/2018, Master student in chemical engineering, Université de Franche Comté Besançon, internship project
                      • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke
                    • Plasma à pression atmosphérique
                    • Eugénie Grondin, 09/2017 - 02/2018, Master student in mechanical engineering, Supméca Paris, internship project
                    • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke
                  • Paper based Microfluidics
                  • Chanyoung Lee, 03/2017 - 07/2017, Master student in mechanical engineering, Konkuk University, semester project
                  • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-technical advisor: Jane Krähenbühl
                • Conception méchanique d'un système collecteur de nano- et microfibres
                • Adrien Aymon, 04/2017 - 07/2017, Internship Trainee
                • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-technical advisor: Jane Krähenbühl
                • Microfluidique imprimable
                • Ludovic Scheder, 02/2017 - 06/2017, semester project MRU-TIN HEIG-VD, MSE HES-SO
                • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-technical advisor: Jane Krähenbühl
                • Study of transparent electrodes and nanoparticles for photovoltaic applications
                • David Palma de Barros, 06/2016 - 09/2016, Master student in applied physics, INSA Toulouse, Internship Trainee, semester project
                • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-advisors: Jane Krähenbühl, Charles Tematio
                • Electrical characterisation of polymer based transparent electrodes
                • Martin Encinas, 06/2015 - 08/2015, ERASMUS Master student in electrical engineering, Grenoble INP, Internship Trainee, semester project
                • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-advisors: Nikolay Kurtev, Narcis Fosso
                • Mechanical set-up design for electrical thin film mesurements
                • Lorenzo Cenci, 02/2015 - 07/2015, ERASMUS master student in mechanical engineering, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, semester project
                • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-advisor: Jane Krähenbühl
                • Capteurs de déplacement micro- et nanométrique
                • Samuel de Castro, 2012/13, semester project MRU-TIN HEIG-VD, MSE HES-SO 
                • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-technical advisor: Narcis Fosso
                • Caractérisation de nanoparticules 
                • Maxime Verguet, 2010/11, semester project MRU-TIN HEIG-VD, MSE HES-SO 
                • Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke, Co-technical advisor: Narcis Fosso