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 

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 | HERATEC | Voltgoed | TIBO energy | SIMPL Energy | Go Green Office | others t.b.c.)
  • Student teams - SOLID | Team Energy | Energy Pathway | SimEnergy | Team POLAR | (others t.b.c.)
  • PhD students & Postdocs 
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Shyam Hemamalini | Nicole Stevens
  • Department of Applied Physics
    Renée van Limpt | Clémence Badie | Meike Pieters  
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Built Environment
  • Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
    Tim Wissink 
  • Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Science
    Clara Rabelo Caiafa Pereira - Can green hydrogen contribute to sustainable development in developing countries?
  • Fontys students

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