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Leonardo Pelagotti (Italy), Energy Engineering

Leonardo Pelagotti (Italy), Energy Engineering


Leonardo Pelagotti from Italy is studying Energy Engineering - Thermal Energy and Process Engineering

 “One of the main reasons I chose to study in Denmark was because I knew that studies of Energy Engineering is quite developed here. I chose Aalborg University because of the great facilities.

There are great laboratories, group rooms, and the university even makes workshops for the students. Basically, there is everything you need when studying Energy Engineering. Through the project work, I have gained great practical knowledge.

We do the projects in groups, and this has taught me a lot about collaborating with others. For me as an engineer, it is really important that I can work in teams, which is why I am so happy that I have learned how to be part of a team and work together as a unity.”

Cosmin Eugen Banceanu (Romania), Wind Power Systems

Cosmin Eugen Banceanu (Romania), Wind Power Systems


Cosmin Eugen Banceanu from Romania is studying Wind Power Systems, a specialisation within the Energy Engineering programme, at a postgraduate level

"Day by day I realised the differences between the system I was used to before coming to Denmark and what I was now experiencing at the Department of Energy Technology. Its education system enabled me to work in collaborative groups and delve into real industry problems.

Thus, Aalborg University gives you the opportunity to link your theoretical knowledge to practical cases."

Unnur Stella Gudmundsdottir (Iceland), Electrical Power Solutions and High Voltage Engineering

Unnur Stella Gudmundsdottir (Iceland), Electrical Power Solutions and High Voltage Engineering

 
Unnur Stella Gudmundsdottir from Iceland is studying Electrical Power Solutions and High Voltage Engineering, a specialisation within the Engergy Engineering programme, at a postgraduate level

"I once did a project together with four other students. We used an entirely new calculation method that we had programmed ourselves from scratch.

The project gave me so much because we made things work, and we found out something new which had never been examined before."

Leanne Ashworth (Canada), Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology

Leanne Ashworth (Canada), Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology


Leanne Ashworth from Canada is studying Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology, a specialisation within the Energy Engineering programme, at a postgraduate level

 "Working with students from a number of different countries opened my mind to new ways of thinking, and I can’t say enough about the supervisors in the department. They were always there to help and empowered the students by sharing their knowledge and showing genuine interest in the projects being completed."

Maciej Swierczynski (Poland), Power Electronics and Drives

Maciej Swierczynski (Poland), Power Electronics and Drives

 
Maciej Swierczynski from Poland is studying Power Electronics and Drives, a specialisation within the Energy Engineering progamme, at a postgraduate level

"Project-based learning and the strong focus on group work distinguishes Aalborg University in Europe. At the Department of Energy Technology, a lot of emphasis is put on practical laboratory work which gives a wonderful opportunity to test your own theories or designs in the “practical world”.

What I liked the most was the powerful connection with industry and the fact that lots of projects are commissioned or even sometimes financed by companies."

Paco Phillip Yoncaova, Energy Engineering

Paco Phillip Yoncaova, Energy Engineering


Paco Phillip Yoncaova from Germany is studying Energy Engineering, 6th semester

“I chose to study Energy Engineering at Aalborg University because of the problem based learning method (PBL). I really liked the idea that you have to define your own problem and then find your own way of solving it.

You have to do your own research in order to approach the problem, which means that you get very involved in the study. At the moment I am doing a research project that concerns how to minimize a large generator for a very big wind turbine. It is a very current problem, and only few people have actually done research in this area which makes the study exciting.

Next semester, I will do laboratory work which I am looking forward to. Here at Aalborg University, the facilities are excellent – almost overwhelming. When doing an experiment, you get your own setup in the laboratory.

The staff working at the laboratory is at your hand. You talk to them about the experiment which you plan to do, and then they wield pieces together specifically for your experiment. This is what I like about Aalborg University. You choose your own project, you are involved, and the facilities are open to you so you don’t feel restricted in any way“.

 

Feng Li (China), Thermal Energy and Process Engineering

Feng Li (China), Thermal Energy and Process Engineering


Feng Li from China is studying Thermal Energy and Process Engineering, a specialisation within the Energy Engineering programme, at a postgraduate level

"Through the group work, you learn to make compromises and cooperate with others. Furthermore, it prepares you for entering industry since team work is practiced and highly appreciated in many companies."