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What to expect from IGCS Summer School 2023? Alumni Neele Mundt shares.

IGCS school participant Neele Mundt, affiliated with CAU Kiel, Germany, participated in the recent IGCS Winter School 2023 at the IIT Madras, Chennai, India, between 20. February to 3. March 2023 on the theme “Microgrid – A Key Contribution Towards Carbon Neutral Society” under the IGCS focus area of Sustainable Energy Use. Special thanks to IGCS Area Coordinators, Prof. Dr. Frank Behrendt at Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, and Prof. Dr. Krishna Vasudevan at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, and IGCS Postdoc, Dr. Khulud Alsouleman, also from Technical University Berlin, Germany for organizing the event.

Neele attended the IGCS Winter School 2023 with the aim of gaining a general understanding of Micro Grids and their implementation in Germany and other countries. They learned about technical aspects, engineering perspectives, energy storage, decentralized control, renewable energy generation, and various other topics related to Micro Grids and renewable energies through lectures by experts and student presentations. The group work and non-official activities also provided valuable opportunities for deeper research and networking.

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

IGCS’ flagship teaching project is the annual interdisciplinary Summer and Winter schools. The annual schools are held under the motto of one of our IGCS focus areas and are organized by the respective area coordinators and their partners. The itinerary is about two weeks long and consists of lectures, discussions, group work, and field trips. The Winter Schools take place at IIT Madras in Chennai in February / March, while the Summer School takes place at one German partner university in June / July. For more information on IGCS’ events, see here.