Up to four (4) International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) Board Member positions will be open for election at the coming International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT2019), to be held in Gyeongju South Korea, June 30 to July 4, 2019.
The Committee has made every effort to attract candidates from a variety of geographic, technical fields, and institutions, to best serve the Mission of the International Thermoelectric Society. A list of current Board Directors can be found on the ITS website here.
Board Directors are elected for a three-year term and are expected to play an active role in the International Thermoelectric Society business and promotion. The major goals (objectives) of the Society, as stated in the ITS Bylaws, are:
TO PROMOTE an understanding of the role thermoelectric technology may play in environmental impact and mitigating global climate change;
TO PROMOTE the advancement of the thermoelectric industry, science, and engineering;
TO PROMOTE collection and exchange of information and education which will benefit the thermoelectric community;
TO PROMOTE systemization of measurements of transport parameters and TE devices.
TO PROMOTE awareness of the larger community to thermoelectric issues and solicit wider involvement;
TO PROMOTE various forums of exchange of information and achievements:
TO PROMOTE a mechanism for coordinating and promoting conferences;
The election of the new Members of the ITS Board will be organized at the conference and further details will be announced at the beginning of the conference by the ITS President and the ITS Nomination and Election Committee.
Nominations were accepted until May 31, 2019. Short biographies and information of the Nominees are posted on the ITS web site. (below). They will also be posted at ICT2019 in Korea. Voting is expected to end by 12:00PM (conference time) on July 3. The ballots will be counted before the Wednesday afternoon board meeting and the results will be announced at the banquet.