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NACSIC - New Applications of Cubic Silicon Carbide

NACSIC 2015 is the first workshop that gathers stakeholders in the emerging field of cubic SiC as an active material for energy applications. The workshop is intended to demonstrate promising energy systems utilizing c-SiC in invited and contributed talks. Also, it will serve as an important arena for networking and initiation of European projects within this important field.


Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo, Norway
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The workshop will provide leading scientists opportunities to discuss materials research and technology, establish new contacts and discuss new European initiatives. The workshop will consist of introductory presentations combined with strategic discussions on the future science and technology of cubic SiC. Submit an abstract if you want to contribute a talk; participation in the discussions is also welcome.

The main purpose of this workshop is:

  1. To identify possibilities of using cubic SiC in energy applications
  2. Networking
  3. Project initiation

Thon Hotel Opera in Oslo, Norway. Call telephone no. +47 24 10 30 30 to book a room, and give the booking reference: 20941973. The venue is 2 min by foot from the airport express train terminal and offers excellent views of the neighboring famous Opera house and the scenic Oslo fjord. The day-light in Oslo during late May lasts for 21 hours.

Invited speakers:

  • Peter Wellmann, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  • Haiyan Ou, Technical University of Denmark
  • Mikael Syväjärvi, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Nayoa Iwamoto, University of Oslo, Norway

28th May 29th May
11:00  Registration 09:00  Workshop start
11:30 Lunch 11:00 Break
12:30 Workshop start 13:00 Workshop ends
16:00 Break with snacks 13:00 Lunch
18:00 Workshop end    
19:00 Dinner    


The abstract should not be longer than 2000 characters. Tentative length of the presentation should be 30 min long, including 10 min set aside for questions. Annett Thøgersen  


Send an Email to Annett Thøgersen to register for the workshop before May the 4th. 

Registration fee

Scientific staff 2200 NOK
Students 1500 NOK

The price includes lunch Tuesday and Wednesday, snacks, coffee and tea and baked goods, and a three course dinner with drinks on Tuesday evening. The participants will also get access to a closed E-room with presentations from the workshop.

Organizing committee

Ole Martin Løvvik, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
Annett Thøgersen, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry

Scientific committee

Ole Martin Løvvik, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
Annett Thøgersen, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
Bengt Svensson, University of Oslo, Norway
Mikael Syväjärvi, Linköping University, Sweden

Download the workshop flyer


We want to thank the Norwegian Research Counsel for financial support.

Pictures from the workshop

Contact person


Dronning Eufemias gate 4, 0191 Oslo