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A CAMPAIGN FOR STUDENTS


2016 TUM DeSal Challenge

Motivation

To encourage young people to become involved in solving the problem of water scarcity.

 

Information

To provide an overview of various institutes and companies active in the field of desalination: Research, teaching, industry.

Responsibility

To introduce the sponsoring companies and institutes of the 2016 TUM DeSal Challenge.

Development

To provide insights into renewable desalination.

 

 

Process of application TUM DeSal Challenge 2016


Schritt 1 Bewerbung TUM DeSal Challenge 2016 
Step 1
Form a team

 A team may consist of just 1 member, but we recommend to use the maximum amount of 6 members. It's much more fun and usually the results are better.


Schritt 2 Bewerbung TUM DeSal Challenge 2016 
Step 2
Find an idea

Think about how the desalination, powered by renewable energy sources, might work. Advisors are welcome, the internet provides a lot of information, we will help you too.


Schritt 3 Bewerbung TUM DeSal Challenge 2016 
Step 3
Application
Please email your application 'til January 6, 2016. Describe the desalination concept, the components, the costs to build the plant on approx. 4 pages.

OUR PARTNERS


               

 


TUM DeSal Challenge 2016 Title

Peroviding Water for the World TUM DeSal Challenge 2016

For the fourth time since 2009, teams of secondary school students and university students develop their own creative solutions for the sustainable desalination of seawater based on renewable energy sources.

Here, you can find the further information for the 2016 competition.

Facts TUM DeSal Challenge 2016


Schedule

  • Call for Applications (September 2015)
  • Webinars on desalination
  • Deadline for Applications (January 6, 2016)
  • Review by the Jury
  • Nomination of Participants (February 15, 2016)
  • Kick-Off Meeting (World Water Day, March 22, 2016))
  • Finals (June 17 and 18, 2016)


Categories

  • Drinking water capacity and quality
  • Cost planning
  • Installation effort, ease of use and maintenance
  • Degree of innovation
  • Design and engineering
  • Communication


Jury

  • Claus Mertes (Deutsche Meerwasser-Entsalzungs GmbH)
  • Dr. Markus Forstmeier (SGL Carbon)
  • Dr. Joachim Koschikowski (Fraunhofer Institut für Solare Energiesysteme)
  • Prof. Dr. Oliver Mayer (General Electric Global Research)
  • Dr. Paul Schausberger (UNIHA Wasser Technologie GmbH)
  • Dr. Bruno Schiebelsberger (Solarenergieförderverein Bayern e. V.)

Flashback

Detailed Information about the TUM DeSal Challenge to download.

 

pdf TUM DeSal Challenge Information Brochure


 

Sponsoring

Detailed Information about the TUM DeSal Challenge and about the sponsoring possibilites to download.

 

 pdf TUM DeSal Sponsor Brochure

Contract

Competition Agreement TUM DeSal Challenge 2016

 

pdf Competition Agreement 2016 TUM DeSal Challenge (Version 2015-12-03)

About us

The TUM DeSal Challenge concept was born in January 2009. The first finals were held in July of that year. Although the competition is hosted by the Chair of Thermodynamics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the primary aspects of the event are organized by around 10 student volunteers.


Organisation TUM DeSal Challenge

Technische Universität München • Lehrstuhl für Thermodynamik

Project manager: Alexander Kroiß

Boltzmannstr. 15 • 85748 Garching, Germany

T +49 89 289 16222

F +49 89 289 16218

info@desalchallenge.com


Please feel free to contact us!

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