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Energy Transitions Research at the University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge, World Economic Forum 2016 IdeasLab Videos

Energy@Cambridge is pleased to have supported the University of Cambridge academic delegation at the World Economic Forum 2016 at Davos, Switzerland. The full videos are now available by clicking the links below:

  • Professor Richard Friend (Department of Physics): Improving solar materials efficiency using quantum mechanics
  • Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa (Department of Engineering): Self-healing concrete for low carbon infrastructure
  • Professor Markus Kraft (Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology): Decarbonizing industrial-scale processes using virtual avatars
  • Dr Suchitra Sebastian (Department of Physics): Quantum materials for zero-loss transportation of electricity


Led by Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice Chancellor, the University of Cambridge team presented at the IdeasLab, which was also hosted by the University. The discussions considered how breakthroughs in carbon reduction technologies will transform industries. 

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Image credit: World Economic Forum