Energy Science - an Interdisciplinary Challenge

Bad Honnef Physics School

Su, 01.09.2019 18:00  –   Fr, 06.09.2019 14:00
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
Hauptstr. 5, 53604 Bad Honnef, Germany

Contact person:
Victor Gomer,


Energy Science - an Interdisciplinary Challenge

Organized by
Rolf Möller und Dietrich Wolf (Universität Duisburg-Essen)

1 - 6 September, 2019, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany

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The summer school is directed towards undergraduate and graduate students in energy related study programs. The courses cover a broad range from energy demand, energy conversion, energy distribution and storage to social and environmental aspects. The lectures will be accompanied by seminars which will give each participant the chance for a short presentation.

Topics & Lecturers

  • Overview (Christoph Buchal, FZ Jülich)
  • Global Aspects of Energy Consumption (Stephanus Lintker, Energieagentur NRW)
  • Energy in Asia (Peter Hefele, Konrad Adenauer Foundation)
  • Mobility (Michael Schreckenberg, University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • Photovoltaics (Martina Schmid , University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • Conventional Power Plants (Herbert Niederhausen)
  • Thermoelectricity (Gaby Schierning, IFW Dresden)
  • Combined Heat and Power Units (Rolf Albus, GWI Essen)
  • Batteries (Gunther Brunklaus University of Münster)
  • Chemical Energy Conversion (Robert Schlögl, Max Planck Institut Mülheim)
  • Energy efficient information technology (Dirk Pleiter, FZ Jülich)


200 € full board and lodging (for DPG* members 100 € )
The German Physical Society (DPG)

⇒ Application Form
⇒ List of confirmed participants
⇒ Poster
⇒ Special Offer for Train Tickets