MESA+ University of Twente

NMSE workshop - 2011


The NanoMaterials for Sustainable Energy workshop (NMSE 2011) organized by the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology was held on June 17th, 2011 at the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

The workshop addressed various topics of nanomaterials research needs for energy applications, such as photovoltaics, batteries, fuel cells, photosynthesis, thermoelectrics and hydrogen storage. It brought together researchers from various European institutions to discuss mutual interest and to exchange ideas for joint projects and future research collaborations. (flyer)

Invited speakers:

Photovoltaics (abstract)

Dr. David S. Ginley, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA

Batteries (abstract)

Prof. Martin Winter, University of Münster & MEET Institute, Germany

Thermoelectrics (abstract)

Dr. Harald Böttner, Fraunhofer IPM, Germany

Hydrogen storage (abstract)

Prof. Andreas Züttel, EMPA, Switzerland

Fundamental Energy Research in the Netherlands (abstract)

Prof. Richard van de Sanden, Dutch Institute For Fundamental Energy Research, The Netherlands.

Fuel cells

Dr. Bernard Boukamp, University of Twente, The Netherlands


Prof. Guido Mul, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Final program.