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EU EIT Urban Mobility 3-day seminar

ENG-606

Lecturer(s) :

Invited lecturers (see below)
Van Herle Jan
Various lecturers (see below)

Language:

English

Frequency

Only this year

Remark

November 10th to 12th, 2020

Summary

The 3-Day Seminar provides an insight into Urban mobility aspects including fuels (electricity, batteries, fuel cells, hydrogen, biomethane), charging infrastructure, country overviews (CH, FIN, ISR, IT, N, UK), market-active companies, and notions of enterpreneurship in the field.

Content

Technology overviews :
H2 mobility
Battery mobility
Biomethane mobility
Vehicle-to-grid
Optimisation of mobility

 

Entrepreneurship :
Market Opportunity Navigator Tool
Start-up Support example

 

Entrepreneurs :
Swisshydrogen - Fuel Cell vehicles
Autonomous vehicles

 

Country overviews on mobility:
CH, FIN, ISR, IT, N, UK

 

Exercises:
Study cases, business cases

 

The objective is to give participating PhD students an overview on current aspects of urban mobility and stimulate them to become actors in that field, including as entrepreneurs. To this purpose both technical overviews on mobility and entrepreneurship tools / examples are combined during the 3-day block course. Participants will be given exercises and have to work out a project example. The course will be taught at EPFL-Sion in a seminar room with pyhysical presence of most Swiss participants, and with external speakers and participants connected remotely.

Invited lecturers: Dr Arthur Wellinger, Dr David Hart, Dr Priscilla Caliandro, Prof Robert Steinberger, Prof Massimo Santarelli, Prof Hugh Middleton, Prof Dario Dekel, Prof Tanja Kallio

Note

By the end of the course, the student must be able to understand and explain connections and complexity in urban mobility planning and the available technologies, to see opportunities to become an actor in the field including as entrepreneur.

This is a three-part course given by Aalto University-Finland / EPFL-Switzerland / Technion-Israel

Each part gives 1 ECTS credit

Program for the Swiss part: https://eiturbanmobility.net.technion.ac.il/switzerland-seminar-program/

Keywords

Urban mobility; mobility technologies and infrastructure; urban mobility optimisation; vehicle-to-grid; fuel cells; entrepreneurship in mobility

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Optimisation techniques; fuel cells & engines

Resources

Websites

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      1
    • Subject examined
      EU EIT Urban Mobility 3-day seminar
    • Lecture
      16 Hour(s)
    • Exercises
      7 Hour(s)
    • Project
      2 Hour(s)

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German