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ITS announces dual winners of the inaugural Postdoctoral Scholar Award

The ITS Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Gangjian Tan (Kanatzidis group, Northwestern University) and Guodong Li  (Snyder group, Northwestern University) have been selected as co-winners of the 2018 Postdoctoral Scholar in Thermoelectrics Award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in scholarship in the field of thermoelectricity and is sponsored by ITS.   

The winners will be honored at the conference banquet of the 2018 International Conference on Thermoelectrics in Caen, France on July 4.

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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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2018 ITS Goldsmid and Graduate Student Awards announced

The ITS Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Kunpeng Zhao, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, China, is the winner of the 2018 Goldsmid Award for excellence in research in thermoelectricity by a graduate student. The award is co-sponsored by ITS and Marlow Industries.

The Board also announces two winners of the Graduate Student Awards: Qihao Zhang (Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, China) and Siqi Lin (Tongji University, China).  The awards are sponsored by ITS.

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Fall 2018 Materials Research Society (MRS) Meeting: TP03—Emerging Low-Temperature Thermal Energy Conversion Technologies

Event Date(s): 

2018-11-24 to 2018-11-30


Hynes Convention Center and adjacent Sheraton Boston Hotel

City, State/Prov: 

Boston, MA



Contact Name: 

Kedar Hippalgaonkar



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Correction: ICT2018 dates are July 1-5, 2018

Correction: ICT2018 dates are July 1-5, 2018

The dates for the ICT2018 were incorrrect in the original  2018 ITS Board Elections - Call for Nominations published the other day.

The correct dates for ICT2018 are July 1-5, 2018

Somehow that typo slipped through our otherwise rigorous and precise editorial process. We apologize for the error and incovenience.

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2018 ITS Board Election - Call for Nominations

Up to two (3) International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) Board Member positions will be open for election at the coming International Conference on Thermoelectrics (ICT 2018), to be held in Caen France, July 1 to July 5, 2018.

The ITS Nomination and Election Committee invites you to nominate your candidate(s) by clicking here (login required).

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Applications solicited for 2018 ITS Awards: Travel and Postdoc applications particularly encouraged.

Deadlines are very near for the various 2018 International Thermoelectric Society Awards, but there is still time to get your applications in. Applications for the Graduate Student Registration Waivers and the Postdoctoral Scholar Awards are particularly encouraged as few applications have yet been received. 

Deadlines and Details  

Deadline for the following awards is April 1, 2018

Deadline for the following awards is April 15, 2018: 

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