The 5th Workshop in Devices, Materials and Structures for Energy Harvesting and Storage


The 5th Workshop in Devices, Materials and Structures for Energy Harvesting and Storage

23-24 April 2018, Dublin, Ireland

Benefit from

•           Renowned experts in the field

•           No registration fee for contributing speakers

•           Awards for presentation and poster for doctoral researchers

Individuals selected for oral presentations will not have to pay the registration fee of EUR100. The invited speakers will receive a support or EUR100 for their talk and contribution to the conference.

For list of Speakers and Workshop Programme, view Conference Programme.


We sincerely invite and welcome you to attend the 5th Workshop in Devices, Materials and Structures for Energy Harvesting and Storage that will take place in Dublin, Ireland on 23-24 April, 2018.

Dublin is a global hub of innovation and research and University College Dublin is at the forefront of engineering innovation in Ireland.

The workshop will gather European and international researchers and entrepreneurs specialising in the field of energy harvesting and storage, to discuss scientific and technological progresses, expand networks, and stimulate academic as well as academia-industry collaborations.

Additionally, the workshop will encourage Master and Ph.D. students to present their research ideas and progresses, and provide a unique opportunity to meet and talk to renowned experts in the field.

We hope the workshop will be an excellent international platform for every participant who will get a momentum for enhancing the insights to this field.

We look forward to welcome you in Dublin.

2017 workshop link.

2016 workshop link.

Venue, accommodation and travel

Important dates

Registration open: 01 January 2018 (for online registration click here)

Abstract submission deadline: 15 February 2018

Acceptance notice: 1st March 2018

Online registration close: 05 April 2017


This workshop is hosted by the Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland, and organised by Prof. Grzegorz Litak, Lublin University of Technology, Poland and Dr. Vikram Pakrashi, University College Dublin, Ireland. The scientific committee additionally consists of Dr. Yang Bai, University of Oulu, Finalnd, Prof. Chris Bowen, University of Bath, UK,  Dr. Daniil Yurchenko, Heriott-Watt University, UK and Dr. Sebastian Bader, Mid Sweden University, Sweden.

The Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory is a well-recognized unit in UCD and the Engineering Laboratory of the Year, 2017 in Ireland. The unit works in multi-disciplinary problems on dynamical systems and quantification of risks in mechanical systems and built infrastructure in close collaboration with several high quality research groups in Europe, Asia, USA and gloval and domestic industrial partners.

University College Dublin is the largest university in Ireland. According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, of the 43 subject areas UCD offers, the University is now number 1 in Ireland for 40 of these, and number 1 in Ireland for each of the five major subject groupings: Arts & Humanities, Engineering & Technology, Life Sciences & Medicine, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences & Management.