The energy of Sicily! Materials for energy, the energy of the future!

General description

...Need energy?

We have all the ingredients to show you a new concept of energy, the energy of the future. It can be funnier and easier than what you could think. Uhm... it sounds good!

Well, if you want to experience all the Sicilian BEST spirit and its own sources of energy, come to Messina and taste how good can be all the alternatives we found for a more eco-sustainable world.

All the most important pastry chefs...ehm...sorry... we mean, all the most important professors are ready to teach you how from very simple materials it's possible to get energetic results.

Everything will be under the sunny sky of Sicily. We'll show you our beautiful land surrounded by wonderful landscapes, walking through the ancient streets of Taormina where the sunset can leave you breathless. Ah! ...and don't forget your swimsuit ;-)

So, Would you like to have an imbuto full of energy? Do you want to receive the BEST energy from a gelato, cannolo, cassata or an arancino...?

Hurry up!!! What are you waiting for? The BEST energetic people of Sicily are waiting for you!!

Don't be shy and apply to our "tasty" course!

Academic information

Content and topics:
You'll have an overview of new materials for making energy in the future (i.e. carbon nanotubes in fuel cells, tailored mesoporous materials for heat pump).
Learning goals and objectives:
This course wants to show how the development and the use of new materials in the field of engineering can bring to a new and more sustainable concept of energy.
Examination type:
Written exam.
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
The participants will be selected by their interest about the topic of the course and their motivation.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

University dormitory.
University canteen and provided by organizers. 3 meals, at least one hot meal a day.
Public transport and private cars according to the needs.