The 15th International Summer School on Advanced Studies of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells and Hydrogen took place from 28 August to 2 September 2023 at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Graz, Austria.
Over 50 participants from 11 countries gathered at this year’s edition of the summer school organised by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Group of TU Graz in cooperation with Yokohama National University (YNU) in Japan and internationally recognised experts in the field of fuel cell research.
The summer school kicked off with the opening remarks delivered by the Head of the Institute of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology and Research Group Leader in the field of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Systems at TU Graz Viktor Hacker, who highlighted the long-standing tradition of this joint interdisciplinary training programme.
The one-week programme included lectures, workshops, networking and socialising, offering students and early career researchers the opportunity to exchange knowledge and ideas and deepen their expertise in fuel cell and hydrogen R&D.
The programme featured speakers from Austria, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, the USA and Slovenia who addressed different topics of fuel cell and hydrogen R&D, such as PEFC fundamentals and applications, measurement techniques, and hydrogen production.
During the summer school, the 6th International Workshop on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells took place, providing a platform for participants to explore cutting-edge research in the field through keynote speeches and student poster presentations.
The next edition of the International Summer School on Advanced Studies of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells and Hydrogen will take place in September 2024 at YNU in Japan.
Viktor Hacker, Institute of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology, TU Graz, Austria: email@example.com