Event Archive: Forum17

The Global Power and Propulsion Society’s Inaugural Forum was held on January 16-18, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. Prominent keynote speakers John Bolger, Jinzhang Feng, Maxine Ghavi, Christoph Leyens, Theo Maas and Akimasa Muyama addressed representatives from across the industry to exchange new research results as well as explore the impact of new disruptive technologies on their respective fields.

Executive Conference Chair

Vinod Philip
Power & Gas Division
Siemens AG
Berlin, Germany


Conference Chair

Prof. Reza Abhari
Laboratory for Energy
Conversion (LEC), ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland


Review Chair

Prof. Howard Hodson
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK


Technical Program Chair

Prof. Seung Jin Song
Department of Mechanical &
Aerospace Engineering
Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea

The 2017 Forum was hosted by ETH Zurich, the top university for education and research in continental Europe. The University is centrally located in the city of Zurich, which lies in the heart of Europe and at the center of Switzerland.

Our location

With team members spread across the globe, the core team is based in Zurich Switzerland.


Landis + Gyr-Strasse 1, 6300 Zug