The 2nd International Symposium on Energy Conversion and Storage was held in Xiamen

The 2nd International Symposium on Energy Conversion and Storage was successfully held in Xiamen on June 15-17, 2016, which was sponsored by iChEM, Xiamen University, and Stanford University, and undertook by Henan Yicheng New Energy Co., Ltd. Prof. Nanfeng Zheng from Xiamen University and Prof. Yi Cui from Stanford University are co-chairman of this symposium.

As one of high level international academic exchange activities of the XMU’s 95th anniversary, this symposium was held with the similar style as Gordon Research Conferences, invited 18 famous experts and scholars in total from China, US, Australia, and Singapore, respectively to share the latest progress in related research fields and to discuss the potential problems and hot topics in development of energy conversion and storage.

On June 16, the symposium chairman and deputy director of iChEM, Prof. Nanfeng Zheng, has expressed warm welcome to all the participants at the opening ceremony, briefly introduced about this symposium, and hoped this symposium could play as a platform for researchers on energy conversion and storage from China and overseas to exchange with top-notches, strengthen the communication and cooperation with international academic counterparts, and create more opportunities for domestic researchers to learn. Later on, the 18 well-known scholars has made wonderful lectures, including Prof. Peidong Yang, member of National Academy of Science, Prof. Zhongfan Liu, member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Prof. Yang Yang from University of California, Los Angeles, Prof, Jun Liu from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Prof. Yi Cui from Stanford University, etc.. More than two hundred posters have been exhibited, which provided opportunity for all participants to communicate face to face. In order to encourage the excellent teachers and students, the symposium has chosen eight posters for “Best Poster Award”, and provided the awardees the opportunity to make oral lectures to introduce their work.

At the closing ceremony, Prof. Yi Cui expressed his sincere thanks to all participants of this symposium and announced that the 3rd International Symposium of Energy Conversion and Storage will be held in Nanjing University. He also calls for more and more researchers to take part into research of energy conversion and storage.

Update time:2016/6/18 Author:admin Hit:478【Print