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International Summer School “Sustainable Energy Technologies and Optimization” at UPM

The UPM International Summer Schools are multilingual study abroad programmes. They address some of the latest trends in engineering and architecture, combined with a taste of Spanish language and culture in one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan ...

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    General information about UPM International Summer Schools

    The UPM International Summer Schools are multilingual study abroad programmes. They address some of the latest trends in engineering and architecture, combined with a taste of Spanish language and culture in one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.

    The UPM International Summer Schools reach out to a worldwide audience by combining courses taught in English (Anglotech) and Spanish (Hispanotech). 

    Students of the UPM International Summer School will:

    • Get acquainted with the latest technological trends, visit laboratories and benefit from the insight of industry experts
    • Gain access to advanced knowledge on architecture and engineering, and visit notable buildings and sites
    • Experience learning in a multicultural classroom with peers from different parts of the world
    • Get a feeling for Spanish language, an appreciation of Spanish culture and enjoy the Spanish way of life

    The UPM International Summer Schools offer face to face courses on one of the UPM’s campuses. They also offers an interesting cultural and social programme, including day trips to world heritage sites like Toledo, Segovia, and guided walks around Madrid and visits to the Prado and Reina Sofía Museums.

    Registration deadline:

    Until 30 April 2023.

    Subtopic 1:

    Clean Energy

    The shift to Clean Energy technologies is urgent in order to limit climate change.Renewable energy sources (solar, wind, biomass,…) will be the core of our energy system, and a number of technological challenges should be addressed to ease the transition.

    Contact Hours10
    Dates 3-7 July
    DirectorDavid Fuertes

    Subtopic 2:

    Optimization of Clean Energy Production Systems in Microsoft Excel

    Introduction to mathematical formulation and optimization techniques to find the best solution for decision-making problems using Microsoft Excel. The proposed problems are based on the operation of clean energy production systems. This hands-on course with a lot of student participation focuses on real-world clean energy production system case studies.

    Contact Hours10
    Dates 5-7 July
    DirectorManuel J. Chazarra Jover

    Reduced participation fees, travel and subsistence support

    With regard to the registration fee, UPM offers students from EELISA universities (BME, ENPC, ITU, PSL, SNS, SSSA, FAU, UPB, UPM) a discount which consists in the payment of 50% of the registration fee. A discount and support for travel and accomodoation cannot be granted twice to the same EELISA applicant for UPM international summer schools 2023. UPM decides on the final assignment of spots and fees. Travel and accommodation might be supported by your EELISA institution, please contact your local EELISA project coordinator.

    InstitutionContact person(s) and positionEmail address
    BMESára Tóvölgyi / Kata Kapusy / Sándor Kisstovolgyi.sarolta@gtk.bme.hu kapusy.kata@gtk.bme.hu ksandor@math.bme.hu
    ENPCMarie Christine Bertmarie-christine.bert@enpc.fr
    FAUEike Trosteelisa@fau.de
    ITÜEmrah Acaracare@itu.edu.tr
    PSLCamille Rogercamille.roger@psl.eu
    PSL-ChimieAntoine Mercierantoine.mercier@chimieparistech.psl.eu
    PSL-MinesAlma Catala Lunaalma.catala@minesparis.psl.eu
    SNSDarya Krasilnikoveelisa@sns.it
    SSSARossella Rasorossella.raso@santannapisa.it
    UPBMariana Munteanumariana.munteanu@upb.ro
    UPMMaría Luisa Martínez Munetaluisa.mtzmuneta@upm.es
    Summer / Winter / Seasonal schools
    In person
    Schedule
    03 Jul - 07 Jul 2023
    Costs

    350€ (50% of the registration fee for EELISA members)

    Language
    English
    Organiser