joint lab of EPFL and Empa

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  June 30 – July 5, 2019 SCCER Summer School HELIX

at Dorint · Blüemlisalp · Beatenberg/Interlaken, Switzerland
Hubel 114 · 3803 Beatenberg · Schweiz

Chair: Thomas Schmidt, Jörg Roth, PSI

3. July 2019 Day program: Hydrogen Production, Storage & Applications

1. Hydrogen Production
1.1. Elektrolysis & Photoelectrolysis: Kevin Sivula, confirmed
1.2. Battolyzer: Fokko Mulder, confirmed
1.3. High Temperature Electrolysis: Ligang Wang (Jan Van Herle), confirmed
2. Hydrogen Storage
2.1. Fundamentals of Hydrogen Storage: Andreas Züttel, confirmed
2.2. Metal Hydrides & Complex Hydrides: Andreas Züttel, confirmed
2.3. Organic liquid hydrides: Peter Wasserscheid, Erlangen, confirmed
3. Applications
3.1. Fuel cells: Felix Büchi, confirmed
3.2. Mobility: Christian Bach, confirmed
3.3. Demonstrators & GRZ: Noris Gallandat, GRZ, confirmed
Workshop
Design a system that covers the energy demand of a one family house.

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  June 30 – July 5, 2019 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Hydrogen-Metal Systems

Chairs: Ned Stetson and Michael Hirscher

Rey Don Jaime Grand Hotel
Castelldefels, Spain

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 2, 2019

June 29-30, 2019 Gordon Research Seminar
chaired by Hope Sartain and Giovanni Capurso

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  May 5 – 10, 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

Chair Marco Mazzotti, Vice Chair Roger Aines

Les Diablerets Conference Center
Eurotel Victoria
Les Diablerets, CH

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by April 7, 2019

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  18. – 19. 5. 2019, 10:00 – 17:00 SCIENTASTIC
ENERGYPOLIS Sion, 1st floor, Lab LMER & SSDS

Reception: Ivana SUTER, Lena SUTER, Hugo TOMÉ
SSDS: Yannick BAEHLER,
LMER Lab: CO2 reduction, methan reactor: Marco CALIZZI, Emanuele MOIOLI, Robin MUTSCHLER, Kun ZHAO, Jie ZHANG, Qin ZHANG
LMER Lab: Hydrogen storage, Hydrides: Heena YANG, Loris LOMBARDO, Victoria HE
LMER Lab: XPS & Cluster source: Wen LUO, Mo LI, Alexandre BORSAY

Talk par Andreas ZÜTTEL: “LA DEUXIEME EVOLUTION ENERGETIQUE EN VALAIS”
Talk par Emanuele MOIOLI: “LA PREMIÈRE RÉALISATION D’UN RÉACTEUR DE TAILLE INDUSTRIEL DE L’EPFL EN COLLABORATION AVEC GAZNAT

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  16. 5. 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 ENERGYPOLIS SEMINAR
ENERGYPOLIS Sion, 4th floor, ZEUZIER Seminar room

“e-Infrastructure to compile and provide e- Learning Content and Engineering Tools
Olaf JEDICKE
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Institut für Kern- und Energietechnik (IKET), Hermann-von-Helmholtz Platz 1 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen
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  10. 4. 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 ENERGYPOLIS SEMINAR
ENERGYPOLIS Sion, 4th floor, ZEUZIER Seminar room

“CO2 conversion to oxygenate fuels using nanocomposite photocatalysts”
Sanaz SOODI
Department of Chemistry, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Zanjan 45137-66731, Iran
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  22. 3. 2019, 14:00 – 18:30 General Assembly of HYDROPOLE
The Swiss Hydrogen Association HYDROPOLE (since 2001)
General Assembly and site visit at the Power2gas demonstrator of HSR IET in Rapperswil
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  21. 3. 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 ENERGYPOLIS SEMINAR
ENERGYPOLIS Sion, 4th floor, ZEUZIER Seminar room

Al-N-Compounds – Possible Materials for Hydrogen Storage”
Michael FELDERHOFF
Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
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  7. 3. 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 ENERGYPOLIS SEMINAR
ENERGYPOLIS Sion, 4th floor, ZEUZIER Seminar room

Transformation of waste into new biochemical and biofuels”
Jorge Mario MARCHETTIThe Reactor Engineering and Catalysis Group, located in the Faculty of Science and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway
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  1. 3. 2019 Victoria HE (Master student, TU Munich & EPFL)
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  15. 2. 2019 Qin ZHANG (Master student, ISIC, EPFL)

Master semester work “CO2 reduction to ethanol”

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  15. 2. 2019 Alexandre BORSAY (Master student, ISIC, EPFL)
Master work “Metal Clusters investigated by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy”
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  Jan. 20 – 25, 2019 13th INT. SYMPOSIUM HYDROGEN & ENERGY

GYEONG WON JAE AMBASSADOR Incheon, South KOREA

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  11. 2. 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 ENERGYPOLIS SEMINAR
ENERGYPOLIS Sion, 4th floor, ZEUZIER Seminar room

Hydrogen storage systems for mobile and stationary applications:
an overview

Prof. Dr. Sabrina SATORI
Department of Technology Systems, University of Oslo, Norway
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  7. 1. 2019 David AUBERT (Civil service)
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 Ivana SUTER 1. 1. 2019 Ivana SUTER
Administrative assistant, Secretary LMER
Administration and Finances
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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

K. Zhao; L. Wang; E. Moioli; M. Calizzi; A. Züttel : Identifying Reaction Species by Evolutionary Fitting and Kinetic Analysis: An Example of CO2 Hydrogenation in DRIFTS; The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2019-03-11. DOI : 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11105.
M. Spodaryk; K. Zhao; J. Zhang; E. Oveisi; A. Zuettel : The role of malachite nanorods for the electrochemical reduction of CO2 to C-2 hydrocarbons; Electrochimica Acta. 2019-02-20. DOI : 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.11.124.
M. Spodaryk; N. Gasilova; A. Zuttel : Hydrogen storage and electrochemical properties of LaNi5-xCux hydride-forming alloys; Journal Of Alloys And Compounds. 2019-02-15. DOI : 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.10.009.
A. Gladysiak; T. N. Nguyen; M. Spodaryk; J.-H. Lee; J. B. Neaton et al. : Incarceration of Iodine in a Pyrene-Based Metal-Organic Framework; Chemistry-A European Journal. 2019-01-07. DOI : 10.1002/chem.201805073.
E. Moioli; N. Gallandat; A. Zuttel : Parametric sensitivity in the Sabatier reaction over Ru/Al2O3 - theoretical determination of the minimal requirements for reactor activation; Reaction Chemistry & Engineering. 2019-01-01. DOI : 10.1039/c8re00133b.
S. Huang; M. Dakhchoune; W. Luo; E. Oveisi; G. He et al. : Single-layer graphene membranes by crack-free transfer for gas mixture separation; Nature Communications. 2018-12-01. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-018-04904-3.