Humboldt Kolleg on Energy Sustainability in Kolkata

Humboldt-Kolleg zur nachhaltigen Energie in Kalkutta Enlarge image (© Jadavpur Uni)

During February 2 – 4, 2018, Humboldt Club Calcutta (HCC) held a Kolleg (Colloquium) on ‘Energy Sustainability: A Roadmap for the Future’. The Kolleg was a gathering of a number of eminent scientists from India and Germany, conducting research in the fields of Physics, Chemistry and Engineering. Around 110 scientists participated in the event, 20 young researchers presented their papers. The Kolleg has been sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Consul General Dr. Michael Feiner inaugurated the Humboldt Kolleg at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. In his opening address, he recalled Alexander von Humboldt’s (1769-1859) life work and emphasized the significance of Indo-German collaboration and exchange in the fields of science and innovation.