July 2018 Electroceramics Summer School

The Summer School on “Process and properties of Electroceramics for Energy applications” was organised by ECerS and the University of Hasselt, Belgium, on 6th and 7th July 2018.

There were 50 participants from 18 countries: Austria (1), Belgium (5), Brazil (1), Estonia (1), France (4), Germany (10), India (3), Latvia (1), Luxembourg (1), Poland (1), Portugal (5), Slovenia (2), Spain (1), The Netherlands (2), Turkey (2), UK (2), Ukraine (1) and USA (7).

The JECS Trust supported this Summer School for up to 14.829 € (mainly for travel expenses of teachers). 10 grants were allowed by the American Ceramic Society for travel for ACerS student members.

High quality courses were given during 2 days by:
  • An Hardy - UHasselt, Institute for materials research (IMO-imec division imomec), Inorganic and Physical Chemistry – Hasselt, Belgium 
  • Philippe Vereecken - KULeuven, IMEC - Leuven, Belgium 
  • Artem M. Abakumov - Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology - Moscow, Russia 
  • Jean-Marie Tarascon - Collège de France – Paris, France
  • Mari-Ann Einarsrud - Department of Materials Science and Engineering, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology  - Trondheim, Norway
  • Barbara Malic - Electronic Ceramics Department, Jožef Stefan Institute - Ljubljana, Slovenia 
  • Bénédicte Vertruyen - GREENMAT - Unité de recherche CESAM – University of Liège - Liège, Belgium 
  • Louise M. Bierregaard - Meggitt Sensing Systems, Meggitt A/S - Kvistgaard, Denmark
  • Fabrice Rossignol - Institut de Recherche sur les Céramiques -  Limoges, France
  • Guylaine Poulin-Vittrant - GREMAN UMR 7347, Université de Tours, CNRS, INSA Centre Val de Loire - Blois, France 
  • Jacob L. Jones - Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University - USA 
A visit of Energy Ville in Genk, Belgium, was also organised on Friday afternoon- www.energyville.be