Friday 23 June 2023

EIRES Energizing Day 2023

Friday June 23, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
TU/e Campus @ Atlas | Lecture hall 0.820
Atlas (building nr. 3)

Welcome to our second EIRES Energizing Day | 23 June 2023

After a very successful first edition last year, on Friday 23 June 2023, EIRES (Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems) will organize its second Energizing Day. During this day, you will get up to speed with the latest developments in energy research, both from inside and outside of TU/e.  Join us in person for an energizing day of talks, discussions, and networking.



ATLAS building - lecture hall 0.820  @  TU/e campus (Eindhoven (NL)

Chair of the day

Mark Boneschanscher - Eindhoven University of Technology
Managing Director EIRES - Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems


EIRES Energizing Day 2023 - 23 June

09h30   WALK-IN | registration with coffee & tea

10h00   Opening
Silvia Lenaerts | Eindhoven University of Technology 
Executive Board - Rector Magnificus

10h10   EIRES - looking back, looking forward 
Richard van de Sanden | Eindhoven University of Technology 
Scientific Director EIRES

10h30   Social tipping dynamics to accelerate the energy transition
Floor Alkemade | Eindhoven University of Technology 
Chair of Economics and Governance of Technological Innovation

11h00   BREAK | with presentations on exhibition floor

11h30   Material developments for next generation batteries
Marnix Wagemaker | Delft University of Technology
Head of Storage of Electrochemical Energy (SEE)

12h00   Pitches exhibition floor 

Bram Cappers | TIBO Energy 
Beatrix Bos | Carbyon
Loek Vlooswijk | SOLID
Adriana Creatore and Niels Deen | Introducing poster avenue @ exhibition floor

12h30   WALKING LUNCH | with presentations on exhibition floor

14h00   Questions of selectivity in electrocatalysis
Vanessa Jane Bukas | Fritz-Haber-Institute of the Max-Planck-Society - Berlin
Group leader FHI Theory Department

14h30   Integrated energy systems for energy transition
Christina Papadimitriou | Eindhoven University of Technology
Assistant Professor Intelligent Energy Systems - Electrical Energy Systems Group (EES)

15h00   BREAK | with presentations on exhibition floor

15h30   Increasing the efficiency of solar cells using perovskites
René Janssen | Eindhoven University of Technology 
Leader interdepartmental research group Molecular Materials and Nanosystems 

16h00   Interaction with audience

16h15   Wrap up & closure

16h30   DRINKS | networking with speakers and participants

On stage


Curious about our speakers, their presentations and research ?
Meet our speakers

Exhibition Floor

Get enthused by the work and ambitions of EIRES partners, student teams, PhD students and postdocs during the poster presentations and demonstrations at the exhibition floor.

  • Partners - RIFT | Voltgoed | TIBO Energy | SIMPL Energy | Go Green Office | TU/e HPC Lab | (others t.b.c.)
  • Student teams - SOLID | Team Energy | Energy Pathway | SimEnergy | Team POLAR | (others t.b.c.)
  • TU/e PhD students & Postdocs | posters presentations:

    Metal fuels and Solar energy
  • Shyam Hemamalini - Interaction of Turbulence and Burning Iron Particles
  • Nicole Stevens - IRON POWDERS: a carbon free circular fuel
  • Phung Nga & Kousumi Mukherjee - Atomic layer deposition of charge transport layers for high efficiency photovoltaic devices
  • Hadi Rostamazadeh - Building-integrated semitransparent perovskite solar cells

    Green electrochemistry and materials
  • Tim Wissink - The Electrochemical Reduction of CO2
  • Clémence Badie 7 Renée van Limp - Transition metal oxide electrocatalysts for H2O electrolysis
  • Meike Pieters - High-voltage cathodes for Li-ion batteries
  • Shilpa Sonar - CO2 capture by carbon based nanomaterials

    Heat battery
  • Martina Cotti - Salts hydration for thermochemical energy storage
  • Veerapandian Ponnuchamy - Exploring Salt Hydrates for thermochemical Heat Storage through Computational Modeling
  • Michaela Eberbach - Salt Hydrates in Confinement

    System integration
  • Vincent Roberdel - Retrofits: trade-off between energy poverty and energy savings
  • Tije van Casteren - Do neighbours influence your energy retrofitting decisions?
  • Clara Rabelo Caiafa Pereira - Expectation peaks in green hydrogen valleys: the case of the green energy corridor between Brazil and the Netherlands

    FONTYS students | poster presentations:
  • Peakshaving for Airports – Assignment by Vanderlande
    Students: Vlad Marchenko, Tigo Pieterse, Cejay van Wel, Philippe van der Woude
  • Optimizing of the Liquid Alkaline Water Elektrolyzer – Assignment by Fontys Lectoraat Solar Fuels
    Students: Florian Blom, Teun Bitter, Koen Knijnenburg, Jakko Klaassen
  • The PURfect Alternative – A more sustainable foam insulation – Assignment by Heijmans
    Students: Jasper van Vugt, Sien van de Schoot, Chies van Esch, Xiaolong Liang

Target Audience

EIRES Energizing Days are open for anyone interested in the latest developments in energy storage and conversion. We are proud to present a series of top notch speakers who will share their views, solutions and outlooks on the challenges we are facing when it comes to the energy transition. The day leaves plenty of room for networking. The EIRES team is looking forward to meeting you!

Impression 2022

EIRES Energizing Day 2022 - 01 July
Read about the day, (re)watch presentations & enjoy the photo-gallery. 


Registration page
Join us in person for an energizing day of talks, discussions, and networking.
Looking forward meeting you. 

Contact us

EIRES office |


Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems

EIRES enables a CO2-neutral energy system by developing solutions that deliver the energy transition to people’s homes in a manufacturable, scalable, and affordable way.