Outstanding Achievement

The Outstanding Achievement in Thermoelectrics Award was initiated in 2011. The award carries a cash prize, honorary membership in ITS, and a unique trophy – a medal engraved out of SiGe. The award is presented annually at the ICT Meeting where the recipient is invited to give an honorary lecture, possibly at the ICT banquet.

Year Awardee Institution Area of Study Sponsors
2020 Professor and Dr. Terry M. Tritt Clemson University, USA Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2020 Professor and Dr. Lukyan I. Anatychuk Chernivtsi State University, Ukraine Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2019 Dr. Jean-Pierre Fleurial Jet Propulsion Laboratory. USA Kelk Ltd./ITS
2019 Dr. Theirry Caillat Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA Kelk Ltd./ITS
2018 Professor Kunihito Koumoto Nagoya University, Japan Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2017 Professor Ctirad Uher University of Michigan, USA Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2016 Professors Hubert and Stanislas Scherrer Ecole des Mines Nancy, France Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2015 Professor Gerald Mahan Pennsylvania State University, USA Kelk Ltd./ITS/Max Plank Institute
2014 Professor Mercouri G. Kanatzidis Northwestern University Nano Thermoelectrics Kelk Ltd./ITS
2013 Professor Mildred Dresselhaus MIT Low Dimensional Thermoelectrics Kelk Ltd./ITS
2012 Dr. Julian Goldsmid University of New South Wales Bismuth Telluride Kelk Ltd./Max Plank Institute
2011 Dr. Glen Slack Crystal IS, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute Thermal Conductivity Kelk Ltd./ ITS