Course Description

Course Name

Introduction to Energy/Environment Materials

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course offers basics of electrochemical energy storage and conversion and related systems such as supercapacitors, fuel cells, solar cells, and batteries.

Course Objectives
The working principles of fuel cell, solar cell, secondary battery, and supercapacitor will be explained and the material issues related to energy and environment will be discussed.

Lecture slides (pdf)


Introduction to electrochemistry


Fuel cells - Thermodynamics

Fuel cells - Kinetics

Fuel cell - Charge Transport

Fuel cell - Mass Transport

Mid Exam.

Solar Cell (DSSC)

Battery 1

Battery 2

Design & Presentation

Design & Presentation

Design & Presentation

Design & Presentation

Final Exam

*Course content subject to change