Awards

ITS Summer Fellowship Award

Summer Fellowship Award of the International Thermoelectric Society

(ITS Summer Fellowship)

The ITS Summer Fellowship Award was initiated in 2016 to assist a graduate student in the pursuit of research during the summer (May – August) in a field of interest to the ITS and provides financial support for the summer months of study at an institution different from the awardee’s home institution.

Detailed eligibility requirements are announced each year on this website and in the ITSnews email Newsletter. An Award is made if the demanding requirements are met. Click here for the most recent announcements.

Summary of ITS Summer Fellowship Award Winners

Year Awardee Home Institute Summer Study
2016 Stefan Maier University of Caen, France Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
2018 Fanchen Meng Clemson University Shenzhen University, China
2019 Xingchen Shen Chongqing University  

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ITS Summer Fellowship 2020

Purpose

To assist a graduate student in the pursuit of research during the summer (May – August) in a field of interest to the ITS.

The Award

The award shall be known as the ITS Fellowship and will consist of funds in the amount of US $5,000 for the summer months of study at an institution different from the awardee’s home institution.

Eligibility

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Call for Candidates to the 2020 Annual Young Investigator Award

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) announces the 2020 ITS Young Investigator Award for Excellence in Research in Thermoelectrics by a young investigator who holds a researcher/engineer position in either: academia, industry, government lab or scientific institute (e.g. The Max Planck Institute).  This award is to be given to a young researcher who has exhibited a record of excellent original work and significant results in the field of thermoelectrics or thermoelectric materials.  The recipient should have shown significant research in the early stages of his/her career. The work will not be judged as part of their Ph.D. thesis but work that occurred after their Ph.D.  contributions and findings will be required. The selection committee will be considering only original work and contributions.

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ICT2020 Registration Waiver

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) Conference Registration Waiver is intended to assist graduate students to participate at the annual International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT).  As part of our commitment to advancing research and training, the ITS will provide funding for up to 15 registration waivers for students to attend ICT2020 in Seatlle, USA.

Eligibility

Graduate students are eligible to apply for an ITS Registration Waiver if:

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2019 Goldsmid and Graduate Student Award Winners

The International Thermoelectric Society is pleased to announce that Cheng Chang, of Beihang University, China, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 ITS Goldsmid Award, for excellence in research in thermoelectricity by a graduate student. The award is co-sponsored by ITS and Marlow Industries.

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Deadline imminent ITS Award applications including: Registration Waivers, Young Investigator, Goldsmid, Postdoc Scholar, and Achievement Awards

The President of the International Thermoelectric Society would like to remind attendees of the upcoming ICT/ACT2019 and the wider TE community that deadlines for various ITS Awards are as soon as April 15, 2019 just a few days from now. Consideration for these awards requires your application to be complete by the respective deadlines.

Please see the links below for specifics on each award:

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Graduate Student Conference Registration Waivers for ICT2019

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) Conference Registration Waiver is intended to assist graduate students to participate at the annual International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT).  As part of our commitment to advancing research and training, the ITS will provide funding for up to 15 registration waivers for students to attend ICT2019 in Gyeongju, South Korea.

Eligibility

Graduate students are eligible to apply for an ITS Registration Waiver if:

  • The graduate student is in good academic standing in a degree-granting program.
  • The student will present a poster or talk at ICT2019.

Application Procedure

Students should submit the following to the ITS President Prof. Franck Gascoin (franck.gascoin@ensicaen.fr)

  • Recommendation from the faculty advisor as to how the conference participation is directly relevant to the student’s research or graduate studies
  • Copy of the abstract submitted to the ICT2019 conference website with the applicant’s name clearly listed as the presenter, and a copy of the submission confirmation from the conference organizer
  • The above documents should be gathered together in PDF format in a single file

Deadline

The Committee Chair must receive applications by April 15, 2019.  Applicants will be notified of selection shortly thereafter.

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Call for Candidates to the 2019 Annual Young Investigator Award

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) announces the 2019 ITS Young Investigator Award for Excellence in Research in Thermoelectrics by a young investigator who holds a researcher/engineer position in either: academia, industry, government lab or scientific institute (e.g.

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2019 Summer Fellowship Award of the International Thermoelectric Society (ITS Summer Fellowship)

Purpose

To assist a graduate student in the pursuit of research during the summer (May – August) in a field of interest to the ITS.

The Award

The award shall be known as the ITS Fellowship and will consist of funds in the amount of US $5,000 for the summer months of study at an institution different from the awardee’s home institution.

Eligibility

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