Outstanding Achievement

Outstanding Achievement Award Winners

The Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award was initiated in 2011. The award carries a cash prize, honorary membership in ITS, and a unique trophy - a medal engraved out of SiGe. The award is presented annually at the ICT Meeting where the recipient is invited to give an honorary lecture, possibly at the ICT banquet. Click here for the most recent announcements

 

Summary of Outstanding Achievement Award Winners

Year Awardee Institution Area of Study Sponsor
2011 Dr. Glen Slack Crystal IS, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute Thermal Conductivity

Kelk Ltd./
ITS

2012

Dr. Julian Goldsmid

University of New South Wales Bismuth Telluride Kelk Ltd./Max Plank Institute
2013 Professor Mildred Dresselhaus MIT Low Dimensional Thermoelectrics Kelk Ltd./ITS
2014

Professor Mercouri G. Kanatzidis

Northwestern University

Nano Thermoelectrics Kelk Ltd./ITS
2015

Professor Gerald Mahan

Pennsylvania State University, USA    Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2016

Professors Hubert and Stanislas Scherrer

Ecole des Mines Nancy, France

  Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2017

Professor Ctirad Uher

University of Michigan, USA

  Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2018 Professor Kunihito Koumoto Nagoya University, Japan    Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute 
2019 Dr. Theirry Caillat Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA   Kelk Ltd./ITS
 2019 Dr. Jean-Pierre Fleurial  Jet Propulsion Laboratory. USA    Kelk Ltd./ITS 

 

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2020 ITS Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award: Deadline Extended to March 16, 2020

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) announces the 2020 ITS Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award to recognize outstanding achievement in scholarship and service to the thermoelectric community. The award carries a cash prize of two thousand US dollars ($2000), honorary membership in the ITS, and a Descriptive Certificate that will be presented at the 39th International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT 2020), in Seattle, Washington, USA June 28- July 2, 2020.

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Call for Candidates for the 2019 ITS ‘Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics’ Award

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) announces the 2019 ITS Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award to recognize outstanding achievement in scholarship and service to the thermoelectric community. The award carries a cash prize of two thousand US dollars ($2000), honorary membership in the ITS, and a Descriptive Certificate that will be presented at the 38th International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT 2019), in Gyeongju, Korea, June 30- July 4, 2019.

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ITS announces 2018 Outstanding Achievement, Young Investigator Awards

The ITS Board of Directors announces that Professor Kunihito Koumoto, Nagoya University, Japan, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship in and service to the thermoelectric community.  The award is co-sponsored by ITS and KELK Ltd and supported by the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

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Call for Candidates for the 2018 ITS ‘Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics’ Award

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) announces the 2018 ITS Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award to recognize outstanding achievement in scholarship and service to the thermoelectric community. The award carries a cash prize of two thousand US dollars ($2000), honorary membership in the ITS, and a Descriptive Certificate that will be presented at the 37th International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT 2018), in Caen, France.  The award is co-sponsored by KELK and the ITS and supported by the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

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ITS Announces 2017 Outstanding Achievement, Young Investigator Awards

The ITS Board of Directors announces that Professor Ctirad Uher, University of Michigan, USA, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship in and service to the thermoelectric community.  The award is co-sponsored by ITS and KELK Ltd and supported by the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

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Call for Candidates for the 2017 ITS Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award

The International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) announces the 2017 ITS Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award to recognize outstanding achievement in scholarship and service to the thermoelectric community. The award carries a cash prize of two thousand US dollars ($2000), honorary membership in the ITS, and a Descriptive Certificate that will be presented at the 36th International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT 2017), in Pasadena, USA.  The award is co-sponsored by the ITS and Kelk, Ltd., and further supported by the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

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ITS announces 2016 Outstanding Achievement, Young Investigator Awards

The ITS Board of Directors announces that Professors Hubert and Stanislas Scherrer, both of the Ecole des Mines Nancy, France, have been selected as the joint recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship in and service to the thermoelectric community.  The award is co-sponsored by ITS and KELK Ltd and supported by the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

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