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2nd International Workshop on the Conversion between Magnetic, Electric and Thermal Energies (COMET)

The 2nd International Workshop on the Conversion between Magnetic, Electric, and Thermal energies will be held on the 6-7th of June in Oslo, Norway. The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers around the world to the University of Oslo to discuss energy conversion in the small temperature regime enabled by the use of phase change materials.


SINTEF, Oslo, Norway
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The main purpose of this conference is:

  • Provide project updates and summaries of project related goals
  • Networking and renew collaborative efforts
  • Determine future research avenues


The workshop will take place at SINTEF (Forskningsveien 1, 0373 Oslo, Norway) which is easily accessible via Metro Line 1 (direction Frognerseteren) from the center of Oslo. Alternative ways to find the location can be found here:
Upon arriving at SINTEF, please check in with reception to receive your badge.

Optional weekend events will occur for any members of the conference who wish to stay and explore Oslo.


All invited guests are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract.
The abstract should not be longer than 2000 characters, and the presentation should be 30 min long (whereas 10 min of the time should be set aside for questions).
The abstract can be sent to or .



6. June
12:00 Lunch
13:00-17:00 Presentations and lab tour
18:00 Dinner, venue TBA

7. June
09:00-12:00 Presentations and discussions
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00 End of workshop


Prof. Ole Martin Løvvik SINTEF/University of Oslo,
Prof. Anette Gunnæs, University of Oslo,
Prof. Richard James, University of Minnesota,
Prof. Xian Sherry CHEN, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Dr. Nicholas Pike, University of Oslo/SINTEF,

The 1st International Conference on the Conversion between Magnetic, Electric and Thermal Energies ( was held in 2018 in Minnesota.


We would like to thank the Research Council of Norway through the Frinatek program for funding of the COMET project and thus this conference.

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Forskningsveien 1, Oslo, Norway