Summer School in Riga

Summer School in Riga - two weeks of plasma

The first edition of the “summer school” organized in the frame of PlasTEP Baltic Sea Programme has finished on 20th of August. For two weeks, 18 students were learning about the plasma technologies. Among them there were representatives from: Spain, Cameroon, Latvia, Lithuania, Italy, Bulgaria, Germany and Poland.

70 hours of intensive study awaited the participants at the “summer school”, among which where numerous workshops and lectures, conducted by 14 teachers, each a specialist in their own field. Some of the lectures (on behalf of the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology) were led by Prof. Dr. Hab. Andrzej G. Chmielewski.

At the end of the two weeks course the students attended the final test and got their certificates. Two polish students achieved the highest score of the test: Agnieszka Tabor (Warsaw University of Technology, student of Prof. A.G. Chmielewski) and Tomasz Izdebski (The Szewalski Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery).

Summer School in Riga was an opportunity to gain knowledge about the application of plasma technologies for the purification of exhaust gases and other harmful gases from nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides and volatile organic compounds as well as for oil stain removal from sea water. Participants in the school were given the opportunity to access the latest developments in plasma technology.

The next edition of summer school will be held in Poland (Warsaw), which will be hosted by the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology.

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