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. The award is co-sponsored by KELK and the ITS and supported by the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids. In addition, the 2019 Award will include financial support to the awardee to cover travel and fees for attending ICT 2019 in Gyeongju, Korea, June 30- July 4, 2019. The award shall normally be bestowed upon a single recipient. In cases where there are multiple individuals in a single nomination, the award selection committee submits justification to the ITS Board of Directors in case such nomination will be awarded. Eligibility: Distinguished member of the scientific or engineering community whose contributions in theoretical, experimental, synthetic or device research in the field of thermoelectrics are publicly available. Current members of the ITS board of directors are not eligible. Criteria for selection: The winner will be chosen from among the applicants by a Selection Panel which will consider the following items:
- Journal articles, books, conference proceedings and other public promotion of their work.
- Service to the thermoelectric community;
- Letter(s) of recommendation for the award.
- Other recognition.
- Letter of nomination from an ITS member.
- Resume or similar list of accomplishments.
- Three letters of support for the nomination.