The Global Water and Climate Adaptation Centre – Aachen, Bangkok, Chennai, and Dresden (ABCD-Centre) address the pressing issue of humanity’s adaptation to the consequences of climate change with a special focus on water. As a joint effort between leading scientific institutions, it enables a global dialogue, the transfer of research results into practice, and the education of future environmental leaders.
The project partners, RWTH Aachen University, Asian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, United Nations University – Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES), and Technische Universität Dresden, are joining forces under the umbrella of the ABCD-Centre. This unique combination of excellent academic institutions from India, Thailand, and Germany strives to bring about a lively academic exchange, implement innovative cooperation formats, and achieve a lasting impact on society.
Hybrid-Steering Committee Meeting
Dr. V. Sundar, Professor Emeritus from the Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, delivered a lecture on "Multi-functional aspects of wave energy converters (WEC)" at RWTH Aachen University on 22nd June 2022
Prof. Sundar's guest speech on the 13th of June in Coastal Engineering course