Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: The role of universities in energy diversity will be the subject of a Red G9 seminar

The first meeting of the 2021 cycle is organized by the Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción together with the Network of Public Universities grouped in the G9, and will take place this April 27 via Zoom.

The virtual seminar “New energies for Chile: The role of our universities in energy diversification”, which is organized by the Network of Public Universities grouped in the G9, and the Catholic University of the Holy Conception (UCSC). UCSC Poster

Advancing in the development of renewable energies and that allow to have a varied platform of energy sources at the national level, is a challenge of importance at the country level and where universities, as centers for the generation of knowledge, play a fundamental role.

In this context, on April 27, at 5:00 p.m., the virtual seminar ” New energies for Chile: The role of our universities in energy diversification” will be held , which is organized by the Network of Public Universities grouped in the G9 , and the Catholic University of the Holy Conception (UCSC).

The panel will be moderated by the vice-rector for Research and Graduate Studies of the UCSC, Professor Mónica Tapia, and will include the participation of academic Ricardo Lizana (UCSC), doctor in Electronic Engineering, head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and head of the Master’s Program Energy Systems, specialized in research areas in High Power Converters, HVDC Transmission Systems and Renewable Energy Systems.

Along with them, Marco Vaccarezza, Business Development Manager in Solar Energy Systems, at Fraunhofer Chile, will also speak, with 30 years of experience in Telecommunications and Energy, leading projects for the application of solar energy and related technologies in various sectors and uses. industrial; Alejandro Karelovic (UdeC), Chemical Civil Engineer and PhD in Engineering from the Catholic University of Louvain, associate professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Concepción, who leads research in the areas of heterogeneous catalysis, hydrogen and CO2 and Biomass recovery ; and the Ph.D. Patricio Valdivia (USM), Director of Innovation and Technology Transfer of the Federico Santa María Technical University, with experience in studies on renewable energy, regulation.

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