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Summer School & International Workshop on Advanced Materials Challenges for Health and Alternative Energy Solutions

31th August - 3rd September 2016

University of Cologne, Cologne (Germany)


This international workshop and summer school brings together experts in the field of materials science and biomedicine to showcase and discuss recent advances and future developments in the priority areas energy and health. This event is part of the successfull AMAES workshop series taking place in Germany, India and Korea extending it for the first time with a dedicated summer school inviting master and PhD students, as well as postdoctoral researchers to present their work and interact with national and international experts.

The interdisciplinary approach of joining material science, biology, medicine, chemistry, physics and engineering will allow to target new solutions for pressing societal needs in energy and health.

International Organizing Commmittee


  • Energy

    • Advances in energy generation and storage systems
    • Sustainable solar fuels and CO2 conversion

  • Health

    • Multimodal Bioimaging
    • Nano-bio interactions and nanotoxicity
    • Nanoparticle based diagnostic and therapeutic tools

Tentative Program

Tentative program includes

  • Lectures and up-to-date scientific presentations
  • Poster session incl. short presentations
  • Discussion and interaction with experts
  • City tour
Wednesday, 31th August 2016ArrivalLectures/CoursesBrauhaus Dinner
Thursday, 1st September 2016Lectures/CoursesScientific PresentationsPoster Session
Friday, 2nd September 2016Scientific PresentationsScientific PresentationsPoster Session
Saturday, 3rd September 2016City TourFarewell Grill & Departure

Local Organizers

Important Dates

Registration: 15th July 2016
Abstract Submission: 31th July 2016
Meeting Dates: 31th August - 3rd September 2016