Nominations now open for 2007 ITS Board Elections

Up to five International Thermoelectric Society (ITS) Board Director positions will be opened for election at the 26th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, to be held in Jeju, Korea, June 3-7, 2007.  The ITS Nomination and Election Committee invites you to nominate your candidate(s) by clicking here.

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The Committee will make every effort to attract candidates from a variety of geographic, technical fields, and institutions, to best serve the Mission of the International Thermoelectric Society. The list of current Board Directors can be found 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 Constitution, are to:

PROMOTE the advancement of the thermoelectric industry, science and engineering;
PROMOTE collection and exchange of information and education which will benefit the thermoelectric community;
PROMOTE systemization of measurements to and in comparison of materials and devices;
PROMOTE awareness of the larger community to thermoelectric issues and solicit wider involvement;
PROMOTE a forum of exchange of information and achievements. -Newsletters;
PROMOTE a mechanism for coordinating and promoting conferences.

Nominations will be accepted until April 27, 2007. Short biographies and information of the Nominees will be posted on the ITS web site at ( shortly after.

The election of the new Board Director will be organized at the Conference in Jeju and further details (including the final number of positions opened) will be announced at the beginning of the conference by the ITS President and the ITS Nomination and Election Committee.