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Date: Thursday, 21 June 2018
Time: 15:30 – 18:00 h
Location: Energy Academy ​Building, hallway between room 5159.0009 and room 0010

Note: For members of the Energy Community of Young Researchers only

During this Meet Up, specially organised for the Energy Community of Young Researchers, prof. dr. André Faaij will give a lecture about his expertise: Energy System Analysis. He will also share his vision for interdisciplinary research.

The research of Prof. dr. Faaij covers, amongst others, bio-based economy, carbon capture and storage, renewable energy, alternative transport fuels, energy system & scenario analysis, technological learning and energy policies. He supervises many PhD-trajectories and Master-students (over 80) within these research areas.

During this lecture of 90 minutes, you will learn about his approach on research and you will have the opportunity to ask all your questions about interdisciplinary research!

After the lecture, there’s time to meet up with your fellow researchers, have a bite and a drink and get to know each other!

Programme:
15:30                Update about the Energy Community of Young Researchers
15:30 – 17:00   Lecture Prof. dr. André Faaij (including Q&A)
17:00 – 18:00   Bites and Drinks

Make sure you sign up for this meet up!

Are you an ‘energy’ PhD candidate or young researcher and do you want to become a member of our community? You are welcome to join! Just send an e-mail to: energycommunitygroningen@gmail.com


Prof. dr. André Faaij is appointed as Chief Scientist of New Energy Coalition and Distinguished Professor Energy System Analysis at Groningen University. Prior to this position he was Professor and Scientific Director of the Copernicus Institute of the Utrecht University.

André Faaij works as an advisor for governments, the EC, IEA, the UN system, GEF, OECD, WEF, WEC, the energy sector & industry, NGO’s, etc. He contributed to various IPCC reports, the World and Global Energy Assessment and IEA’s World Energy Outlook. Furthermore he was appointed Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and awarded the Linneborn Prize for outstanding contributions to the development of energy from biomass.

He has published over 600 titles in scientific journals, reports, books and proceedings, qualifies as ‘highly cited researcher’ (top 1% of research field) by criteria of Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science and is frequently lecturing across the globe.