Energy, Environment and Materials are the master keys of the open challenge dominating our world and its future.
This section is dedicated to cutting edge research that addresses scientific needs of academic researchers, industrial and professionals to explore new horizons of knowledge on various topics in interlink between materials and their applications in energy storage, energy harvesting, energy saving, energy conversion, and environmental technologies. The topics cover the fundamentals, functionality, challenges and prospects of different class of advanced materials for: a) energy conversion devices b) energy storage devices and c) environmental applications; d) power to X. The section will provide an overview of the state of the art and most recent scientific and technical progress as well as market situation, identification of key areas, challenges, approaches, and technologies in this field, with a special focus on topics such as: electrochemical power sources including fuel cells, electrolyzers, battery and supercapacitors and power to X, along with the environmental applications highlighting wastewater treatment and remediation, air cleaning, sensor and photocaltalytic process.
Potential topics of the section include the application of advanced materials for (but are not limited to):
Anca Dumitru, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Romania
Bogdan Diaconescu, Extreme Light Infrastructure –Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP), Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Romania