Together We Can Make A Difference
Two Ph.D students from the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences have taken on the initiative to help under-privileged students in Bangladesh learn Maths, Physics, and Chemistry. By using Skype to video call students in Bangladesh whose parents can not afford the traditional format of tutoring, they are able to teach difficult subjects so these kids are prepared to enter higher education. More...
New Year's Talk
Prof. Bastian did a talk about "Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Climate Protection and Climate Change," at a New Year's Community event in Kerken. Read more about it here: http://www.rp-online.de/nrw/staedte/geldern/dirk-moecking-zeichnet-drei-ehrenamtler-aus-aid-1.5700480
Used Furniture for Students
A used furniture drive was organised in October of 2014, in order to help students furnish their apartments.
International Workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy
Prof. Bastian taught a workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy in July of 2014.
Technical Help (Cebu, Philippines)
The Institut für EnergieTransformation provided some equipment to aid victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. An electrical power generator, a battery pack (donation of Saitama University) and a solar-powered lamp were handed to the officials in Cebu, Philippines.
Financial support from the German Science Foundation was granted to support the international scientific exchange between Germany and Japan on Thermoelectrics.