III Summer School Materials for Energy Transition taking place in Aveiro, 22-24 June

June 8, 2024

The much-anticipated 3rd Edition of the Summer School on Materials for Energy Transition is set to take place in Aveiro from June 22 to 24. This event promises to be a significant milestone in the advancement of research and collaboration in the field of energy materials.

Pedro Salomé, a key organizer of the Summer School and Group Leader at the INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, underscored the event’s crucial role in promoting sustainable energy solutions. “The development of new materials is fundamental for the transition to sustainable energy systems,” Salomé stated. “By bringing together researchers, experts, and industry members, we are fostering an environment where innovative ideas can flourish and practical solutions can be developed.”

Jennifer Teixeira, a staff researcher at INL and also a member of the organizing committee, highlighted the event’s significance within the European context. “Europe is at the forefront of the global energy transition, and events like this are essential for maintaining our leadership,” Teixeira explained. “By focusing on materials science, we address one of the key challenges in achieving more efficient and sustainable energy solutions. This Summer School is not only about sharing knowledge but also about inspiring the next generation of scientists to take on these challenges.”

The Summer School aims to create a vibrant platform for knowledge exchange and networking, bringing together leading experts, researchers, and industry professionals. Participants can expect a comprehensive program featuring lectures, workshops, and collaborative sessions designed to inspire innovative approaches to energy materials.

As the world continues to seek solutions for a sustainable future, the Summer School on Materials for Energy Transition represents a pivotal opportunity for advancing the science and technology that will drive the next generation of energy systems.

Call for Abstracts

Master’s and doctoral students are encouraged to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations. This event provides a unique platform for young researchers to present and discuss their work with leading experts and peers in the field of energy materials.

Highlighted topics for the Summer School include:

  • Batteries
  • Offshore Wind Energy
  • Materials for Energy Conversion

Submission Details:

  • Abstracts can be submitted via email to geral@spmateriais.pt, with the submission deadline set for June 7, 2024.

Scientific Oversight:

  • A distinguished Scientific Committee will oversee the quality of the presentations. The committee includes esteemed academics such as Rosário Correia from the University of Aveiro, Filipe Vaz from the University of Minho, and Alexandra Barreiros from LNEG.

Awards for Excellence:

  • Awards will be given for the best oral presentation and the best poster, recognizing outstanding contributions in the field.

Additional Information and Registration:

For any inquiries, contact the SPM secretariat:

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with experts and contribute to discussions on the latest advancements in materials for energy. Spread the word among colleagues and friends who might be interested. The organizing committee eagerly anticipates welcoming participants to this notable event.

Organizing Committee

  • Pedro Salomé (INL/SPM)
  • Filipe Neves (LNEG/SPM)
  • Jennifer Passos Teixeira (INL/SPM)
  • Teresa Cunha Diamantino (LNEG/SPM)
  • Manuela Oliveira (SPM)