Young Investigator Award Winners

The Young Investigator Award for Excellence in Research in Thermoelectrics was initiated in 2007. The Award goes to a young investigator holding 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. Click here for the most recent announcements

 

Summary of Young Investigator Award Winners

YearAwardeeInstitutionArea of StudySponsor
2009Dr. RhyeeSamsung Advanced Institute of Technology, South Korea ITS
2010Dr. Xun ShiShanghai Institute of Ceramics, ChinaSkutteruditesITS
2011Professor Eric TobererColorado School of Mines 

ITS

2012(not awarded)   
2013Yanzhong PeiTongji University ITS
2014

Professor Ronggui Yang

University of Colorado at Boulder

 ITS
2015

Dr. Sabah Bux

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Bulk Nanostructured MaterialsITS
2016

Professor Chunlei Wan

Tsinghua University, China

 ITS & Gentherm
2017

Professor Lidong Zhao

Beihang University, China 

 

 ITS & Gentherm
2018

Professor Xiaoyuan Zhou

Chongqing University, China 

ITS & Gentherm

2019

Professor Jiong Yang

Shanghai University 

ITS & Gentherm

2020

Dr. Yanliang Zhang

University of Notre Dame, USA 

ITS & Gentherm