Introducing InCoRE - A new ISES Educational Initiative
Monday, 25. October 2021
1:30 to 2:00pm (CEST)
The Plenary Session duration is 0:30 hours.

Introducing InCoRE - A new ISES Educational Initiative

This session will introduce InCoRE, a  new educational initiative by ISES.  InCoRE is a new approach to enhance International Cooperation in Higher Education on Renewable Energies, in particular between developing and developed countries. The program will, among other things, offer support and co-supervision for students in the field of renewable energy by international professors and other specialists.


Klaus Vajen

Prof. Dr. Klaus Vajen is director of the Institute of Thermal Engineering at the University of Kassel, Germany, where he holds the chair of Solar- and Systems Engineering, and furthermore distinguished professor of the Technical University of Kyrgyzstan in Bishkek. He holds a Ph.D. in applied physics and is (co-)author of 300+ publications about (solar) thermal engineering, university education, and energy policy. He is the founder and director of the MSc programme “Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency” at the University of Kassel, as well as founder and head of the council “University Educations on Renewable Energies” with 120+ professors from German-speaking countries. He developed and coordinates the Europe-wide PhD-education on solar thermal technology, together with Professor U. Jordan.

Klaus was a member of the ISES Board of Directors from 2003-2011 and is a member again since 2018. He was Vice-president of ISES 2006-2007, founder of Young ISES (together with J. McIntosh), and Chair of the Solar World Congress 2011 in Kassel.

Jennifer McIntosh - Moderator

Jennifer is the ISES Executive Secretary and heads the ISES HQ in Freiburg, Germany since 2011.