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HyDEX Winter School: 8-12 January 2024

HyDEX Winter School: 8-12 January 2024

HyDEX will be running a Hydrogen School from the 8th to 12th of January 2024.

Led by Loughborough University, this five-day winter school comprises an engaging mix of expert-led lectures alongside site visits to world leading hydrogen research and demonstration facilities across the HyDEX university partnership.

This programme is for anyone with an interest in learning more about hydrogen and the latest hydrogen technologies and applications.  You will gain an insight into current innovations within the hydrogen value chain and explore how the HyDEX programme is working to accelerate low carbon hydrogen solutions as part of the transition to net zero.

The full programme for the winter Hydrogen School is below. To register your interest, and for more details, please email HyDEX’s Skills Manager, Sarah Gomes.

Day 1: Loughborough University

  • 09.30-10.00:Welcome and Introductions
  • 10.00-11.00: Lecture – Battery electrolysers for green hydrogen production
  • 11.00-12.00: EDI workshop
  • 13.00-14.00: Lecture – Ammonia as a carbon-free hydrogen carrier (University of Warwick)
  • 14.00-16.00: Tour of Loughborough facilities, including the National Centre for Combustion and Aerothermal Technology (NCCAT)

Day 2: Keele University

  • 08.00-09.30: Travel to Keele University
  • 09.30-10.30: Welcome and introductions
  • 10.30-11.30: Lecture – Smart green hydrogen
  • 11.30-12.00: Talk – Energy use / experiences in communities
  • 14.00-16.00: Tour of the Smart Energy Network Demonstrator (SEND), renewables site and HyDEPLOY

Day 3: Cranfield University

  • 08.00-09.30: Travel to Cranfield University
  • 09.30-10.45: Welcome and introductions
  • 10.45-12.15: Tour of Cranfield’s demonstration projects: Hyper, Turquoise Hydrogen demonstrator
  • 13.00-16.00: Parallel workshops with industry representatives x 3

Day 4: University of Nottingham

  • 08.30-09.15: Travel to Nottingham (Jubilee Campus)
  • 09.30-10.00: Welcome and introductions
  • 10.00-11.00: Lecture – Renewable energy systems
  • 11.00-12.15: Industry speakers
  • 13.00-14.45: Lecture – Hydrogen engines for power and propulsion followed by tour of Flex Fuel Engine demonstrator
  • 15.00-16.00: Talks – Sustainable Hydrogen Centre for Doctoral Training

Day 5: University of Birmingham

  • 08.15-09.30: Travel to Birimingham (Tyseley Energy Park)
  • 09.30-10.00: Welcome and introductions
  • 10.00-10.30: UK hydrogen strategy and policy
  • 10.45-11.15: Fuel cells for transport applications and hydrogen fuel infrastructure
  • 11.30-12.15: Tour of Tyseley Energy Park
  • 13.00-15.00: Staff talks
  • 15.00-16.00: Closing statements, evaluation and networking

A range of venues - see details


08th to 12th January 2024

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