MAXIMA is proud to announce its participation in the European Research Showcase as part of the European Researchers’ Night, taking place on the 29th and 30th of September. Four of our distinguished researchers will be representing the MAXIMA project and their respective fields of expertise during this event, which serves as a platform for showcasing groundbreaking research and fostering collaboration across the European research community.
Each day, from 9 AM to 21 PM, the European Research Showcase will be featuring interviews, profiles, and videos with researchers from all over the continent. You can get involved by watching the showcase on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
If you’re eager to learn more about the MAXIMA researchers taking part in this event, read ahead!
Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Disciplines: Materials Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Ecological Engineering, Environmental Economics
Skills and Expertise: Battery Technology, Cost Analysis, Climate Change, Environmental Performance, Lithium-ion Batteries, Sustainable Development, Life Cycle Thinking, Environmental Impact Assessment, and more.
Maeva Lavigne Philippot brings a wealth of knowledge in sustainable materials engineering and environmental economics to the showcase. Her expertise in battery technologies and environmental impact assessment will undoubtedly contribute to the advancement of eco-friendly solutions.
Affiliation: Professor at the Department of Electrical Machines and Drives, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Research Fields: Optimal Design of Electrical Machines, Electromechanical Systems for Sustainable Applications, Advanced Analysis and Identification Techniques for Electrical Machines, Testing and Diagnosis of Electrical Machines.
Claudia MARTIS is a distinguished professor with a focus on sustainable electromechanical systems. Her research in optimizing electrical machines for sustainable applications aligns perfectly with MAXIMA’s commitment to green energy solutions.
Affiliation: Director at CITCEA-UPC
Research Focus: Power Electronics, Renewable Energy, Energy Transition, Electrical Engineering Education.
Skills and Expertise: Renewable Energy Technologies, Control Systems Engineering, Power Generation, Mechatronics, and more.
Daniel Montesinos-Miracle is a visionary leader in the field of power electronics and renewable energy. His mission to «electrify the world with renewables» resonates deeply with MAXIMA’s dedication to sustainable energy solutions.
Affiliation: Senior Researcher at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Skills and Expertise: Fluid Mechanics, CFD Simulation, Numerical Modeling, Engineering Thermodynamics, Solar Energy, Heat Transfer, and more.
Carles Oliet’s expertise in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics enhances our research capabilities in renewable energy and thermal engineering.
About the European Researchers’ Night
The European Researchers Night is an annual celebration of science and research that takes place across Europe. This event is a unique opportunity for the public to engage directly with researchers and scientists from various disciplines. It offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of research, fostering a deeper understanding of the vital role it plays in our everyday lives. European Researchers Night features a diverse range of activities, from interactive workshops and hands-on experiments to informative talks and exhibitions, all designed to make complex scientific concepts accessible and engaging for people of all ages. It encourages curiosity, sparks interest in science and technology, and highlights the significant contributions of researchers in addressing societal challenges. Ultimately, the European Researchers Night bridges the gap between the scientific community and the public, promoting dialogue and inspiring the next generation of scientists and innovators.
MAXIMA is excited to be part of the European Research Showcase, where our researchers will collaborate, exchange ideas, and contribute to the advancement of science and technology in Europe. We look forward to the insights and innovations that will emerge from this prestigious event.