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Summer School on Molecular Dynamics and Chemical Kinetics: Exploitation of Solar Energy, 5 ECTS
Provider: Department of Chemistry

Activity no.: 5779-18-10-31 
Enrollment deadline: 01-08-2018
PlaceDepartment of Chemistry
Universitetsparken 5, 2100 København Ø
Date and time13.08.2018, at: 09:00 - 21.08.2018, at: 16:00
Regular seats50
ECTS credits5,00
Contact personMogens Brøndsted Nielsen    E-mail address: mbn@chem.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserMogens Brøndsted Nielsen    E-mail address: mbn@chem.ku.dk
Written languageEnglish
Teaching languageEnglish
Scheme group noteDuration: 7 days of teaching
Exam detailsActive participation (5 ECTS), or active participation + report on literature survey or project (7.5 ECTS)
Grading scalePassed / Not passed
Course workload
Course workload categoryHours
Course hours125,00


Subject area: Chemistry - from quantum chemistry, spectroscopy to organic synthesis.

Scientific content: Quantum chemistry, spectroscopy, organic synthesis.

Topics include: Photochemistry, photophysics, spectroscopic methods, capture of solar energy, molecular design of devices, energy storage, electron transport and energy transfer mechanisms, molecular dynamics, bioinspired constructs, artificial photosynthesis, intermolecular interactions, photon up-conversion .

Preparation: Articles and student presentations.

Self-study: Articles.

Learning outcome
Tools for how to exploit solar energy and how to control chemical reactions.

Articles and slides.

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures and discussions, student presentations.

Students can follow the summer school in two ways:


Course hours: Approximately 125 hours (self-study, lectures, active participation): 5 ECTS. Please enroll by clicking on "Enroll" above.

Course hours: Approximately 190 hours (self-study, lectures, active participation, report based on literature survey or small project): 7.5 ECTS. Please enroll by clicking on "Enroll" on course number: 5779-18-10-32.

Guest Lecturers:

Mark A. Ratner, John de Mello, Kasper Moth-Poulsen, Per-Oluf Åstrand, Patrick Norman, Niels Asger Mortensen, Steen Brøndsted Nielsen, Klaus B. Møller
Institutions from USA, UK, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark.

Teachers from UCPH-SCIENCE:

Associate Professor Thorsten Hansen, thorsten@chem.ku.dk
Professor Kurt V. Mikkelsen, kmi@chem.ku.dk
Professor Mogens Brøndsted Nielsen mbn@chem.ku.dk

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