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Collaborative experiences and practical excursions enriches learning journey, Alumni Akash Saha

IGCS school participant Akash Saha, affiliated with the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, participated in the last IGCS Summer School 2022 at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany, between 18. July to 29. July 2023 on the theme “Sustainable Waste Management in The Nexus of Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy” under the IGCS focus area of Waste Management. Special thanks to former IGCS Area Coordinators, Prof. Dr. Martin Kranert at University of Stuttgart , Germany, and Prof. Dr. Vinu Ravikrishnan at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Institute of Technology Madras, India for organizing the event.

During the Summer School Akash gained interdisciplinary knowledge in Sustainable Waste Management and its relation to Climate Change and a Low Carbon Economy. Collaborative experiences and practical excursions enriched their learning journey providing a platform for personal and academic growth, fostering a desire for future collaborations and opportunities within the IGCS community.

You can read more about their experiences in our latest edition of IGCS Experience Reports, which you can also download below:

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