Future Materials: Beyond Dimensions

General description

Get ready for a mind-bending adventure in the heart of Ljubljana, Slovenia, as we unveil the "Future Materials: Beyond Dimensions" course this summer! Dive into the mysterious world of material science and its mind-boggling applications, all inspired by the Stranger Things series – where scientific experiments meet supernatural forces, just without the demogorgons (we promise).

Picture yourself surrounded by Slovenia's enchanting natural beauty, the kind that makes you question if you have accidentally stumbled into the Upside Down. From the majestic Julian Alps to the turquoise waters of Lake Bled, Slovenia is like the demogorgon of hidden European gems – just waiting to be discovered!

Embrace Slovene culture as we explore the science behind materials, because, much like Stranger Things, there's more to it than meets the eye. Let your curiosity run wild as you ponder: Are these materials stranger than Eleven's telekinetic abilities? Can we engineer materials as versatile as the demogorgon's teleportation skills?

Ljubljana, with its charming medieval architecture and lively atmosphere, sets the stage for an unforgettable learning experience. Slovenians, much like the resilient characters of Stranger Things, pride themselves on a rich culture that blends tradition with a touch of the unexpected.

So, pack your bags, join us in Ljubljana, and let's unravel the mysteries of Future Materials – because here in Slovenia, the only stranger thing is how you haven't visited yet!

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering , Applied Sciences , Architectural Engineering , Architecture , Biological/Biotechnical/Gene Engineering , Biomedical Engineering , Chemical Engineering , Chemistry/Chemical Technology , Civil Engineering , Computational Sciences , Computer Engineering , Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics , Control Engineering/Systems engineering , Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering , Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering , Environmental Engineering , Industrial Engineering , Machine & Instrument engineering/Design , Materials Engineering , Mathematics , Mechanical Engineering , Mechatronics , Naval Architecture & Engineering , Petroleum Engineering , Physics/Physics Engineering , Telecommunications/Electronics
Content and topics:
Participants will gain insights into a spectrum of cutting-edge materials designed to enhance various fields, spanning from advancements in solar power production to innovations in material science and chemical engineering. The learning experience will be hands-on and interactive, led by esteemed professors who are experts in their respective fields.
Learning goals and objectives:
The profound impact of new technologies and innovations on our lives in recent decades is undeniable. Contrary to popular misconceptions, however, the most significant changes may still be on the horizon. The primary objective of our course is to familiarize participants with emerging breakthroughs in the field of material science and their prospective implications in the foreseeable and distant future.
Examination type:
Group project or presentation or written exam
ECTS credits issued:

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Participants will be selected based on their motivation letter, interest in the topic and answers to the questions.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Hostel, dorms
3 meals per day, at least one hot
Walking and public transportation (at no extra cost)